If you’re looking for some creative therapy and fun at home, try our special online origami workshops with a live instructor!
Making something unique with your own hands can be very fulfilling and origami is especially good for that. This is the ancient art of paperfolding, what the Japanese call “origami” – “ori” meaning “to fold” and “gami” meaning “paper.”
About the Instructor
Talo Kawasaki is a Nisei in Brooklyn as a visual artist who splits his time between graphic design and origami. He’s best known online as the originator of the Patty Bat, an origami action model with realistic sounding flapping wings made with lettersize paper. (The video alone has had over 1 million viewers.) Talo is a co-designer for the American Museum of Natural History’s origami holiday tree, a 13 ft (4 meter) tall tree decorated with over 1,000 pieces of origami. He’s a member of and contributing creator of models to OrigamiUSA, the U.S. organization promoting origami and locally organizes the Origami Meet up Group (OMG NYC) who meet regularly and teach paperfolding now online.