August 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm$20
Learn the art of origami with this beginner’s course led by artist and author Eleanor Kwei. In this workshop students will be introduced to a brief history of origami, basic folding techniques, and a variety of different folds and their specific uses. Each student will leave the workshop with three unique origami preparations, including a twisted rose made with heavy use of squash folds and a charismatic turtle. All registered participants will be provided with supplies.
About Eleanor Kwei:
Artist/instructor Eleanor Kwei is a pen & ink artist and graphic designer with a BFA in Illustration from the Academy of Art, San Francisco. For 20 years she worked in the publishing industry designing/illustrating non-fiction books in Arts & Crafts for general readers. Being born in Greece to diplomat parents and having lived in four continents, enabled Eleanor to study a variety of classical art styles and traditional craft techniques. She is the author of an instructional book entitled Wall Art: Geometric Origami published in 2018, and has been teaching Origami Workshops for many years throughout Westchester County and NYC.
This art workshop is funded in-part by a grant from The Japan Foundation, New York. Due to limited seating, advanced reservations are required.
- August 12
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
- Event Categories:
- Art, Books and Authors, Classes, Culture, Discussion, Educational, Kids
- Event Tags:
- activity, Adult Coloring, Art, Contemporary art, Crafts, CULTURE, Learn
- KinoSaito Art Center, Verplanck, NY
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- KinoSaito Art Center
115 7th St
Verplanck, 10596 + Google Map
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