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PCOC 2015 Remote Classes

Even if you're not attending PCOC, you will have the opportunity to participate in PCOC 2015: Remote Classes! Using an online virtual class technology, you will be able to join selected classes remotely via the internet, with the option to ask questions of the instructor and interact with the other class attendees, as in on-site classes.

When you register for a Remote class, you will receive an email with details, guidelines and instructions on how to attend the class. You can also download the guidelines here. You will need a computer connected to the Internet and a browser that supports the web-conferencing platform (test instructions will be included in the email).

Remote classes have a $5 fee for each class.

  • Online registration for Remote Classes is now closed.

Here are the classes that will be available. All times are Mountain Daylight Time (UTC-6:00).

Friday, October 9, 2015

  • Origamics10:00-11:45am
    Origomics by Glenn Sapaden
    Level: Not Rated
    Origomics: An Analysis of Origami Diagrams as Sequential Art--Have you ever found an origami diagram virtually impossible to follow? Have you ever yourself created an origami diagram and wondered how it could be improved? There is a body of academic study which may assist us in analyzing and improving our diagramming. Origami diagrams may be considered sequential art: the juxtaposition of images in deliberate sequence to convey meaning. In short, origami diagrams are COMICS. This PowerPoint presentation draws on critical analyses by comic critics and artists and delves into the processes of creating and reading sequential art. We will discuss comic artists’ techniques of conveying action, motion and change, and how those techniques can be incorporated into origami diagramming. Note that an early version of this presentation was also given at the East Bay Origami Conference at UC Berkeley in 2013.

Saturday, October 10, 2015

  • Rose2:00-2:45pm (14:00-14:45)
    Pureland Modular Rose by Jason Ku
    Level: Simple
    A rose produced from three 1:2 rectangles. We will produce these in class from two standard sheets of 6" kami.
  • Rock Crystal3:00-4:45pm (15:00-16:45)
    Rock Crystal by Ekaterina Lukasheva
    Level: High Intermediate
    Pretty cool modular with easy unit but a somewhat puzzling assembly process. Tant or similar paper is best for the model. Ten six inch squares should be cut into 3 strips in preparation for this class.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

  • Cube10:00-11:45am
    Solid-Faced Cube by Robert J. Lang
    Level: Intermediate
    This is a modular cube, folded from six squares, with an interesting lock that allows one to make hinged collections of cubes.
  • Butterfly2:00-2:45pm (14:00-14:45)
    Flapping Butterfly With Tale by deg farrelly
    Level: Simple
    Butterfly finger puppet. Action model.