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Virtual Intermediate Origami Workshop

June 24, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Learn the Japanese art of paper folding!
**$20 class fee**

Origami Class Description

At this exciting new workshop, Yamamoto-sensei will be going over more difficult patterns utilizing different base folds and more intricate steps. Prior experience with origami or previous attendance at one of Yamamoto-sensei’s classes is recommended but not required. Come with an open mind and a willingness to challenge yourself through the traditional Japanese art of paper folding!

Materials Needed

Two square pieces of paper will be needed. You can copy origami paper from here. 6″x6″ paper is recommended, but any size larger than that will work.

Instructor Bio

Ty Yamamoto is a Chicago-based filmmaker, photographer and Japanese teacher with a passion for the art of folding paper. Ever since childhood, Ty has loved folding all sorts of intricate paper creations. Over the past year, Ty has taught virtual origami lessons to people of all ages, bringing the traditional Japanese art form to households all over the world.

*Once you register, you will receive an Eventbrite confirmation email which will include a “View Now” button that will take you to the Zoom link to join. Please reach out if you do not receive this email or have trouble accessing the Zoom link.

**Registration will close one hour prior to the class.