Issue 83 (2003 Volume 5)

28 pages


Jeremy Shafer (CA) is known the world over as an expert folder and patient teacher, but this world traveler, juggler, dancer, and performer recently put his quick-thinking skills to the test in an origami challenge like no other! (Story on page 4.) Photo by Susan Dugan (SC).


  • Origami Survivor: Japan by Jeremy Shafer
  • Ah Yes, We Remember It Well A Photo Essay: Glimpses of Convention 2003's Model Exhibition
  • A Wedding Story by Kathy Meyer


  • From the Home-Office
    • How I Got Started on Origami by Wendy Zeichner
  • Local-Area OrigamiUSA Groups compiled by Lori Gregory
  • International Groups compiled by Tricia Tait
  • From Our Members
    • News From Local-Area Groups: Arkansas, Massachusetts compiled by Lori Gregory
    • Tips & Techniques by Gay Merrill Gross
    • International News compiled by Tricia Tait
    • Memorial: Remembering Erica Knopper by Wendy Zeichner
    • Slaying the Dragon by Shivaram Narayanan
  • The Bulletin Board
    • OrigamiUSA Commitee Listing
    • Book & CD Reviews:
      • Crease Lightening by Mark Bolitho; reviewed by Vishakha Apte (NY)
      • Origami Land CD-Rom by Katrin and Yuri Shumakov; reviewed by Rachel Katz (NY)
    • The Origami Source
    • 2003/2004 Global Events Calendar


  • 3-D Ghost Monk by Nicolas Terry
  • Brachiosaurus by Hiroaki Takai