Special Sessions - December 14, 2008

This is a listing of the Special Sessions for December 14, both morning and afternoon sessions. You can register for any of these Special Sessions by clicking here.

Morning Classes
SNOWFLAKES

Snowflakes

Date and time
Dec. 14, 2008 at 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Level
High Intermediate
Teacher
Wendy Zeichner
Get ready for winter with Wendy. She will teach a variety of snowflakes folded from vellum hexagons. The thin paper allows all the details to show when the models are put on a window glass. She will begin with a model from Joseph Wu and end with a design of her own. More snowy models in between as time permits. (These are NOT made by cutting!)

Stone in Paper: Origami of Ancient Egypt

Date and time
Dec. 14, 2008 at 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Level
Intermediate
Teacher
Anita Barbour
Explore ancient Egypt through origami. Learn two models designed by Anita F. Barbour. The sphinx with its lion’s body and man’s head is one of Egypt’s most famous structures. The shawabti is a mummiform figurine placed in tombs to do chores that may be required of the deceased. The origami versions of these statues are one-piece models from squares.

Woven Wonders

Date and time
Dec. 14, 2008 at 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Level
Low Intermediate
Teacher
Karen Bishop
Well, it’s not exactly origami but is fun nonetheless. Karen will teach the traditional Swedish Star with variations, the Woven Fish (out of strapping tape) and finally the traditional Gum Wrapper Chain with variations as time permits. Swedish stars can be hung for a lovely holiday tree ornament.
STAR CARD AND BOOK

Star Card and Book

Date and time
Dec. 14, 2008 at 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Level
Low Intermediate
Teacher
Bob and Eunice Stack
Ever wonder what else you can do with a Preliminary Base? Let Bob and Eunice show you, with these ingenious models including a Book by Aldo Putignano. But purists beware: glue will be used!

Cards with Tea Bag Folds

Date and time
Dec. 14, 2008 at 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Level
Simple
Teacher
Kathryn Wagner
Need some last minute Holiday Cards? Let Kathryn show you how to make colorful cards using tea bag folded modules. Tea bag folds are made from small decorative paper (1½” – 2”) but don’t worry, they are all simple folds. Tea, scones and biscuits not provided! (Note: glue is used in this class.)
Afternoon Classes
FLAGSTONE TESSELLATION

Flagstone Tessellation

Date and time
Dec. 14, 2008 at 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Level
Complex
Teacher
Omer Shalev
Omer will teach this cool “flagstone” tessellation, so named because of the color change. Lots of pleating and squashing, but no twisting! If you’re ready to divide your paper into 14ths, come fold Omer’s original design. Looks like fun!

Angels and a Ho Ho Ho

Date and time
Dec. 14, 2008 at 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Level
Intermediate
Teacher
Carole VerEecke
Carole will teach a variation of Neal Elias’ heavenly angel and as time permits, a few other flying ethereal delights. She will also teach an adorable “Happy Santa.”  The class will be topped off with a demonstration of ways to string or wire your festive artwork to transform them into ornaments, gift decorations and more. So come join “Christmas Carole” for this wing and a prayer and a “ho ho ho” of a class!
EXTRATERRESTRIALS

Extraterrestrials

Date and time
Dec. 14, 2008 at 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Level
Intermediate
Teacher
Greg Suarez
Enter Planet X if you dare. Let Greg introduce to these adorable and cute extraterrestrials. He will teach two of his own creations, one from foil and one from kami. Made from a cupboard base, these feature prominent eyes perfect for observing life on Earth.
BASCETTA MODULAR

Bascetta Modular

Date and time
Dec. 14, 2008 at 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Level
Intermediate
Teacher
Faye Goldman

Modular Maniacs beware—this is one addictive unit! Once you startfolding this great unit by Paolo Bascetta you will find that you justcan't stop. Faye will show you how to put together 30 pieces into analmost perfect stellated dodecahedron. The lock is very strong andneeds no glue. Faye can also show you the more complicated 24 piececuboctahedron or show you how to color any 30 piece modular in either3 or 5 colors, so no adjacent edges have the same color. There arelots of possibilities for combinations and variations—including gooduse of colors. Nobody can fold just one.

Froebel Folds

Date and time
Dec. 14, 2008 at 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Level
Simple
Teacher
Haggit Shalev
Come explore the wonders of the Froebel Unit with Haggit. She will teach the basic unit, encourage the class to create their own variations and then teach several models from the unit. These will include a spinner, a basket, and a flower note.

This is a listing of the Special Sessions for December 14, both morning and afternoon sessions. You can register for any of these Special Sessions by clicking here.