Expert Interview –Linda Liguori MacFarlane

Linda Macfarlane is a Certified Music Practitioner, Early Childhood Music and Movement Specialist, and an Arts Enrichment Specialist based in the Rutland, Vermont area. Having been on an artistic journey since childhood, she now finds herself at the intersection of origami and music, both of which hold great importance and brings great joy to her life. …READ MORE HERE…

Expert Interview –Román Díaz, Origami Designer and Book Author (Postponed)

Due to Román Díaz having a cold, this interviewed had to be postponed for a later date.
Instead, with Román’ permission, we folded one of his models. The video will be shared soon.(Stay tuned).
Román is an accomplished origami designer and a doctor in veterinary medicine. He has been designing origami models since 1997 and has been in connection with the origami community sharing his mastery with generosity and inspiration ever since. As a special guest, Román has been invited to origami conventions throughout the world over the years, including the USA, Great Britain, Japan, and Israel. …READ MORE HERE…

Expert Interview –Jen Patterson, Host of Origami Story Club

Jen Patterson is a licensed professional counselor and host of Origami Story Club, an origami-based program offered to children ages 6-11 living with Body-Focused Repetitive Behavior (BFRB).
In our session, Jen hosted an Origami Story Club for Origamigos and we experienced first-hand how she uses origami to help children.
Also she shared a bibliography of picture books featuring origami as a theme. Take a look! …READ MORE HERE…

Expert Interview –David Pacheco, a Collection of Origami Books

David Pacheco is a native of Los Angeles with broad experience as an animator, illustrator and creative director for The Walt Disney Studios and Disney Publishing Division.
Interested in origami since a very early age, David has amassed a collection of origami books and periodicals that numbers over 2200 titles and growing! In this interview and presentation, David shares some highlights from this fabulous book collection and his passion for origami and origami books. …READ MORE HERE…

Expert Interview -Robert Lang

Robert Lang is considered one of the world’s masters of the art of origami, with over 800 designs catalogued and diagrammed. His design techniques are used by origami artists around the world, and he lectures widely on the connections between origami art, science, mathematics and technology. He is noted for designs of great detail and realism, and includes in his repertoire some of the most complex origami designs ever created. …READ MORE HERE…

Expert Interview -Guest: Alphonsus Rouis

Alphonsus Rouis B. Nonog is an architecture student from the Philippines, who also happens to be an origami and graphic design enthusiast. Origami is one of Alphonsus’ favorite means of creative expression and his inclination is toward geometric origami with simple concepts and simple motifs.
In this presentation and conversation, Alphonsus shares some historical highlights and how he became interested in the alphabet as a theme for origami. Alphonsus’s enthusiasm and ingenuity shine through as he describes his creative process.
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