Origami – The Art of Paper Folding

Origami – The Art of Paper Folding

Origami – The Art of Paper Folding

Origami is the art of paper folding often associated with Japanese Culture. “ Ori” in Japanese stands for “ to fold” and “ Gami” means paper.
Usually a square piece of paper is used to fold. Not much cutting is required.
Origami Crane has become the symbol of International peace.

Origami helps in improving the logical thinking and problem solving skills in children. They learn through trial and error.
Morever, it is a fun activity for children to appreciate the world around them.

What will be covered in the session?
An origami frame will be taught where kids can learn 8 modules and then arrange it in a pattern on cardboard. They can frame this piece.
Secondly, children will learn to make Japanese lady bookmarks which are a very popular gift item.

About the artist – Jayashree Mahapatra has been teaching art and craft to young and old for the past 18 years. She loves to dabble in origami where she belives one can explore a lot by yourself. Besides, Jayahsree does bead jewelry, Rajasthan murals and acrylics on canvas.

Age: 5+ years
Day & Date: Sunday, 26th May
Time: 10.30am-1.00pm
Fee: Rs 800
Venue: Bloom & Grow, Koramangala

Note – Pre-registration is mandatory

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About Bloom and Grow:

Bloom & Grow facilitates artist-led art & craft workshops in studios and also, conducts art based corporate workshops across India.

3D Paper Mosaic Workshop

3D Paper Mosaic Workshop

3D Paper Mosaic Workshop

Because when Life gives you colours, make colourful mosaics!

A Brief About the Workshop: 3 Dimensional Paper Cut Artwork

Details About the Workshop: The paper mosaic project is a technique of paper cutting making it three-dimensional by adding height and depth to enable a beautiful interplay of light and shadows.

Age Group: 14+ years

Skill Level: Beginner

Takeaway from the session: In this course, you will be making a 10’x10′ 3D paper mosaic.

Artist’s Profile:

Ritu Gera is an artist in a very unique field of “paper cutting”. Her interest in paper cutting started out as a hobby for her few years back but with passion and dedication, she has nurtured it into a successful career.

Ritu is a skilled painter in water and oil, a quilling artist as par excellence. She is open to new ideas and likes to take on new challenges, loves experimenting and combining multiple mediums, saying it keeps her upbeat and fresh.

Not only does she makes great pieces of work from a “mundane” activity like cutting paper but she also enjoys teaching children and adults. Her patience and willingness to share and expand her work she is loved is why she is by all children and fellow crafters.

Read the rest of the interview with the artist here: http://www.hobbymela.com/ritu-gera-an-artist-with-a-flair/

Related Courses: Quilling, Paper cutting, Paper cut portraits

Do you have more questions?
Email us: bngblr@gmail.com

Date – Saturday, 16 Dec
Time – 2pm – 6pm
Fees – Rs 1700 per participant (includes material cost)
Takeaway – A 10×10 inch mosaic will be made by the end of the workshop