Expert Interview (and tutorial)–Himanshu Agrawal

Interview and tutorial • Himanshu Agrawal has been practicing origami since 1989 and has set 5 world records for large origami installations.
Himanshu’s origami sculptures have been displayed around the world in venues such as the National Art Gallery in Singapore, the CODA museum in the Netherlands, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS) in Mumbai India, and the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad museum in India.
In addition to his origami installations, Himanshu has designed art for marketing and communication. …READ MORE HERE…

Making an Origami Sea-Creatures Mobile

Here you will find a video of a conversation with Júlíus Arnar Björnssonan, an Origamigos member who created a mobile using origami sea creatures.
Júlíus shares his inspiration, process, as well as mobile-making resources you can use to make a mobile yourself. …READ MORE HERE…

Expert Interview –Rachel Katz

Rachel Katz is an origami artist and teacher. She is co-author of FUN FOLDS: Language Learning Through Paper Folding. In this post you will find a link to diagrams for the origami earrings Rachel was wearing for this interview.
Instructions to several of her original models have appeared in printed collections. In addition to her skills with the art of paper folding, Rachel became known for her ability to entertain while emphasizing skills within an academic curriculum. Rachel is the founder of L.I.F.E. (Long Island Folding Enthusiasts). …READ MORE HERE…

Expert Interview –Benjamin Parker and Hands-on Tessellation Demo

This post includes an interview and a hands-on demonstration. You will be folding paper! Ben Parker is an origami artist and teacher who practices geometric origami, focusing primarily on corrugation and tessellation designs.
Ben has participated in several solo exhibitions and is the author of Six Simple Twists: The Pleat Pattern Method of Origami Tessellation Design (Second Edition, 2019) …READ MORE HERE…

Expert Interview –Dáša Ševerová

Dáša Ševerová was born in Slovakia where she spent first 30 years of her life. She studied Mathematics and Biology and was working several years as a high school teacher at a school for gifted children. After her son was born, she moved with her family to Geneva From the beginning, Dáša was interested in geometrical origami, in models that expressed beauty through form and symmetry. Her explorations in modular origami evolved into an interest in tessellations, one sheet models of boxes, stars fractals, and models made from paper strips. From these interests came Dáša’s first ideas about how to “improve” or extend existing models to make her own variations. …READ MORE HERE…