Special Sessions - May 16, 2010

This is a listing of the Special Sessions for May 16, 2010, both morning and afternoon sessions.

Morning Classes

$ Star of David

Date and time
May 16, 2010 at 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Level
High Intermediate
Teacher
Tony Cheng

Tony’s back with another classic model that everyone should know, the $ Star of David by Fred Rohm. Yes, it is out of a single dollar bill, and yes, it has a hole in the middle. Guaranteed to impress your friends, it is unfortunately a little too complicated to leave as a tip (take Mark Kennedy’s class in April if you want to leave tips). Bring crisp bills

Bowls

Date and time
May 16, 2010 at 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Level
Intermediate
Teacher
Kay Eng

Kay will teach a practical star shaped bowl with a stand on bottom, folded from a square. It makes a great serving dish for holding wrapped candy or cookies. More useful bowls/ dishes as time permits.

Places to Put Your Dough

Date and time
May 16, 2010 at 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Level
Low Intermediate
Teacher
Paula Parris

Gee, ever have too much money and don’t know where to put it? Why, fold a purse, or a folder or a wallet. Let Paula show you how to keep your money and credit cards safe with this collection of practical purses, helpful holders and wonderful wallets.

Simple Traditional Boxes

Date and time
May 16, 2010 at 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Level
Simple
Teacher
Bob Voelker

Even simple boxes can be lovely when gorgeous papers are used. These traditional boxes, which should be a part of every folder’s repertoire, are functional and fun to fold. Many of them have variations and are also the jumping off point for many other models. Commit these to memory and you’ll never be at a loss for a box!

Rotating Ring of Cubes

Date and time
May 16, 2010 at 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Level
Intermediate
Teacher
Delrosa Marshall

This is one of those classic toys that provides hours of fun and fascination. It looks simple enough, just four modular cubes. But Delrosa will show you how to string them together so that they rotate in an eye-catching array of colors. This class is limited to 8 students.

Afternoon Classes

Origami Ikebana

Date and time
May 16, 2010 at 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Level
Intermediate
Teacher
Brad Arter

Do you love origami flowers? Come to the origami ikebana class and share ideas about how to arrange them. We will examine traditional ikebana designs and principles and make our own unique ikebana arrangements. Brad will teach a tulip by Sonobe, a generic “blossom” by Kasahara, leaves of his own design, and if time permits, a vase by Aldo Putignano. Since the focus will be on arranging, please bring lots of your own flowers and a vase for a fuller experience.

Butterfly Cube

Date and time
May 16, 2010 at 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Level
Intermediate
Teacher
Rachel Katz

This butterfly modular by Meenakshi Mukerji results in a smashing model from just six pieces that interlock easily and securely. Using this modular base, Rachel will also teach a flat flower suitable for greeting cards and additional variations if time permits. The possibilities are endless!

Kanzashi

Date and time
May 16, 2010 at 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Level
Low Intermediate
Teacher
Addie Betts

Kanzashi are traditional Japanese hair ornaments often worn by geisha and maiko. Many components of these elaborate decorations are folded from fabric and can also be used as a brooch or other ornament. They are modular and the folded units are sewn or strung together to form a medallion which represents a flower. Addie will teach a simple flower in this introductory class (not the entire hair piece).

Become a Creative Folder

Date and time
May 16, 2010 at 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Level
Low Intermediate
Teacher
Laura Kruskal

Using the traditional rectangular Magazine Box as a base, Laura will teach you how to fold her original action models, frames, masks, letterfolds and wallets. You will be inspired to create your own fun models.

Lillians First Lesson and Teaching Tips

Date and time
May 16, 2010 at 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Level
Simple
Teacher
Jan Polish

Lillian Oppenheimer was famous for teaching beginners and encouraging them to continue in origami. She developed her First Lesson using models that were easy to teach and easy to fold, and which increased origami skill-building and self-esteem. In this class, Jan will teach you the simple models Lillian loved and show you the best ways to teach them to others.

This is a listing of the Special Sessions for May 16, 2010, both morning and afternoon sessions.