Origami: Art of the Fold with Shrikant Iyer

Origami: Art of the Fold with Shrikant Iyer


Part 1. Introduction to Origami: Learn about this ancient Japanese art form; about how to select the paper and prepare for projects. You will make a simple practical pocket for all uses which needs no special paper or prior knowledge.

Part 2. Covering the Base-Ics: You will learn how the beginning folds form the basis and how they can be used in a variety of different projects. Additionally, you will learn basic terminology and, make some fun origami models which can be used at your next party or just to decorate your home or office.

Part 3. Money Money Money! Folding $ bills is great fun. People love seeing and receiving folded currency as gifts. We will make some neat, fun $ folds which are guaranteed to impress and spread the “wealth”.

Part 4. The Crane Belt: This lesson is a review of basic folding and you will learn how to make the Origami crane: the definitive symbol of origami.






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