Special Sessions - November 11, 2012

This is a listing of the Special Sessions for November 11, 2012, both morning and afternoon sessions.

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Morning Classes

Nonagram

Date and time
Nov. 11, 2012 at 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Level
High Intermediate
Teacher
Louise Flax Oppenheimer

This spectacular nine-pointed twist star was taught at Convention by Philip Chapman-Bell. Let Louise gently guide you through the scoring of a crease pattern and the fun twist. As time allows, you will also decorate your stars. Let your creativity shine forth.

Purse

Date and time
Nov. 11, 2012 at 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Level
High Intermediate
Teacher
Aldo Putignano

Step into high fashion with this quintessential origami accessory. As always, Aldo will provide all the paper and materials to let you create a truly one-of-a-kind purse. He will present a variety of techniques for decorating papers. As time permits, you can fold from your freshly decorated paper.

Pig Lunchtime

Date and time
Nov. 11, 2012 at 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Level
Intermediate
Teacher
Candace Paska

Belly up to the trough boys; it’s time to pig out. Michael LaFosse’s Cute Little Pig meets Tony O’Hare’s Pig for a little lunch at the ol’ feeding trough. For that perfect porcine picnic, pretty pink paper will be used. Other fairly easy pigs will be taught as time permits.

Traditional Japanese Flower Wrapping

Date and time
Nov. 11, 2012 at 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Level
Simple
Teacher
Sumako Umezawa

Washi paper has been traditionally used to wrap all kinds of precious things since it was invented in the 7th century. Sumako will teach you an array of ways to present flowers. These lovely models will including a wall hanging, vase and wrappings. Alas, no origami flowers will be taught this time.

More Wallets

Date and time
Nov. 11, 2012 at 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Level
Simple
Teacher
Toby Schwartz

You won’t want to miss this class, since Toby has collected more delightful wallets. She will teach you these beautiful wallets folded out of scrapbook paper, placemats, and New York City bus and subway maps. With such frugal materials, you can concentrate on spending the paper you keep inside! This class is limited to 15 students.

Afternoon Classes

Conchiglia (conch Shell)

Date and time
Nov. 11, 2012 at 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Level
High Intermediate
Teacher
Alfred Kwan

You’ll never find something this amazing on the beach. Alfred is an expert at folding this jaw-droppingly gorgeous model. He will show you how to overcome all the tricky bits and help you shape the curves. Now that summer’s over, why not bring the beach to you!

Unexpected Montroll

Date and time
Nov. 11, 2012 at 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Level
Intermediate
Teacher
Jan Polish

Are you an Intermediate folder who wants to brag to your friends that you can fold John Montroll’s models? Jan has selected some of John’s models that are not quite simple, but much less complicated than the ones for which he is famous. Some will be moneyfolds and others will be folded from regular size paper.

Decorated Christmas Tree

Date and time
Nov. 11, 2012 at 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Level
Intermediate
Teacher
Jean Baden-Gillette

This cool and fun model is an attractive, three dimensional, tiered tree. Graduated layers are added and fit into each other, providing many places to attach small individual models as ornaments. Get those nimble fingers limbered up to fold teeny tiny models to decorate your holiday tree.

What Can You Do with a Paper Canoe?

Date and time
Nov. 11, 2012 at 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Level
Low Intermediate
Teacher
Laura Kruskal

Laura is confident that you will return home remembering how to fold the numerous models that you will have learned in class. Using only one base, a paper canoe, she will teach several of her original, attractive and useful creations. This class will prove to be especially worthwhile for innovative school teachers.

This is a listing of the Special Sessions for November 11, 2012, both morning and afternoon sessions.

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