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Issue 108 (Autumn 2011)

Issue Number
108
Issue Year
2011
Page Information
32
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FROM THE 2011 OrigamiUSA CONVENTION

  • 2011 Convention Photos
  • Origami by Children Winners and photos
  • A Night of Oversize Foldings
  • How to Win a Paper Airplane Contest by Michael Weinstein

FROM THE HOME-OFFICE

  • Letter from the President
  • World Origami Days
  • 2011 Florence Temko and Ranana Benjamin Winners by Rachel Katz
  • 2011 Michael Shall and V’Ann Cornelius Awards by Wendy Zeichner
  • Airplane Contest 2011 Winners
  • News from The Source
  • Global Events Calendar

FEATURES

  • Beth Johnson’s Origami Design Secrets interview by Leyla Torres
  • Cranes for WTC Tribute Center 10th Anniversary by Jean Baden-Gillette
  • Origami Caravan Delivers Hope in Japan by Jean Baden-Gillette
  • The Man Behind the Rose - interview of Toshikazu Kawasaki
  • The One-Minute Rose Experience by Marcio Noguchi

BOOK REVIEWS

  • "Origami Ooh La La!: Action Origami for Performance and Play" by Jeremy Shafer, reviewed by Daniel Scher
  • "Origami Games" by Joel Stern, reviewed by Rachel Katz

DIAGRAMS

  • 2011 Convention Crown by Laura Kruskal
  • Smart Dart by Michael Weinstein
  • President’s Cherry Ball by Toshikazu Kawasaki
  • One-Minute Rose by Toshikazu Kawasaki

Issue 107 (Summer 2011)

Issue Number
107
Issue Year
2011
Page Information
32 pages
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On our cover:

Squirrel created by Hideo Komatsu and folded by Emily Kwan, age 14. This model was selected for the 2011 Origami by Children exhibit. It shows beautiful folding skill that makes wonderful use of elephant hide paper. Emily is a long-time member of OrigamiUSA and participant in Origami by Children. Diagrams for the Squirrel can be found in the Origami Tanteidan 3rd Convention book published by Origami House. Photo by Sok Song, color correction by Nathan Zeichner

Features

  • Performing Frog, origami and poem by Laura Kruskal
  • Origami in Poland by Meenakshi Mukerji
  • Origami in Jerusalem by Beverly Baudino
  • Diagrams or Videos? by Sara Adams
  • Elephant Hide – King of the Origami Jungle? by Ilan Garibi and Gadi Vishne
  • Starting and Running an Origami Club by Joel Stern
  • Older Folders by Larry Wood
  • Slip and Stick Constructions by Charles "doc" Santee

FROM THE HOME-OFFICE

  • Letter from the President
  • News from The Source
  • Global Events Calendar

BOOK REVIEWS

  • "Crease + Fold: Innovative Origami Projects Anyone can Make" by Sok Song, reviewed by Leyla Torres
  • "Origami Inspirations" by Meenakshi Mukerji, reviewed by Rachel Katz

Diagrams

  • Kazu’s Box designed by Kazuhito Yamanaka, diagrammed by Mari Michaelis
  • Baby Elephant by Sok Song
  • Il Nido/The Nest by Luciano Petino
  • Dimple modular with Curls by Meenakshi Mukerji

Issue 106 (Winter 2011)

Issue Number
106
Issue Year
2011
Page Information
32 pages
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FEATURES

  • Discovering the OrigamiUSA Holiday Tree by Kyjah Coryat
  • 2010 Christmas Tree Photos by Andrew Kribb
  • 2010 Annual Gift Contributors
  • Origami Tree "Lights" Up Hawaii's Big Island
  • "Origami", a poem by Verna Puntigan
  • One Good Fold Leads to Another, by Pamela Westby

FROM THE HOME-OFFICE

  • Letter from the President
  • In Memoriam: Phyllis Snyder by Beverly Baudino
  • News from The Source
  • Global Events Calendar

FROM OUR MEMBERS AND CONTRIBUTORS

  • Spiral Pottery, by David Shall
  • Tips and Techniques by Gay Merrill Gross
  • Making Tissue Foil, by Mark Kennedy
  • 5OSME: The High-Tech Side of Origami, by Charlene Morrow
  • Memories from Origami Argentina by Leyla Torres
  • Centerfold was Marble-ous, by Wendy Zechner
  • Therapeutic Magic, by Rosemary Browne

BOOK REVIEWS

  • "Origami Bonsai" by Benjamin Coleman, reviewed by Janet Hamilton
  • "Ornamental Origami" by Meenakshi Mukerji, reviewed by Doug Caine

DIAGRAMS

  • Spiral Pottery Series Diagram, by David Shall
  • Swan, traditional
  • Eco Car, Bus, and Truck, by Tomoko Fuse