This is a listing of the Special Sessions for March 15, 2009, both morning and afternoon sessions.

Morning Classes

### Little Animals

Date and time
Mar. 15, 2009 at 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Level
High Intermediate
Teacher
Marcio Noguchi
They’re so cuuute!!! Here are three adorable little animals created by Alexander Oliveros Avila that are sure to charm the most curmudgeonly heart. They are all 3D, with boxy bodies and slightly cartoon-y faces. Marcio will teach a piglet, a puppy and a bull. Put one on your desk and you’ll have a smile on your face all day long.

### Mette Modular Models

Date and time
Mar. 15, 2009 at 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Level
Intermediate
Teacher
Maria Velazquez
Explore the prolific work of Mette Pederson in this class. Maria will teach an array of models from the “Mette Units” series of books. Students will experiment with different sizes and patterns of paper as they assemble two decorative rings (which can be used as a brooch), a modular spiral, a two-colored pinwheel box, and more as time permits.

### Kusudama

Date and time
Mar. 15, 2009 at 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Level
Intermediate
Teacher
Delrosa Marshall
Kusudamas (flower or medicine balls) are enchanting modulars that are pleasing to fold and display. Delrosa will teach two different models: “Chrysanthemums” and “Covered Bows,” both by Tomoko Fuse. Each kusudama is composed of six units. As time permits, units can be folded to make a 10 or 30 piece model. Students need to know squash and petals folds and be comfortable working with small rectangular pieces of paper.  Limited to 8 students.

### Origami Puttanesca

Date and time
Mar. 15, 2009 at 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Level
Low Intermediate
Teacher
Shrikant Iyer
Do you love simple origami that looks like a lot of work went into it? Well here is the class for you. Shri will teach a cute greeting card by Akiko Yamanashi in the shape of a shell and a milk carton box which says “got origami?” by Makoto Yamaguchi. You’ll be set for gift-giving.

### Welcome Sweet Spring

Date and time
Mar. 15, 2009 at 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Level
Simple
Teacher
Bob & Eunice Stack

### Origami Ikebana

Date and time
Mar. 15, 2009 at 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Level
Simple
Teacher
Sumako Umezawa
Let the artist in you emerge as you learn ikebana or Japanese flower arranging. Sumako will teach the traditional iris and show you how to wire it with leaves and arrange a bunch of them in a vase. She will discuss the basics of ikebana, and the rest is up to your imagination! A \$3 materials fee will be collected in class.

This is a listing of the Special Sessions for March 15, 2009, both morning and afternoon sessions.