Posts Tagged ‘origami’

I’m a proud Momma

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 My son Ty has been published again. Last year he was hired by Time Out Chicago to design an origami cocktail ring from a ten dollar bill for the cover of their issue on cheap deals in the city. Last month they contacted him to do a feature in their kids issue. Over the last […]


My sons a cover boy!

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My son Ty has just made his first cover by designing an origami cocktail ring for TimeOut Chicago magazine. They even did a little feature of him on their blog.


Chicago Origami Society

A couple months ago a film crew showed up at the Origami Society Meeting my son Ty goes to. The film makers work for the city and usually film Mayor Daley’s activities, but since they were on a hiatus from the Mayor they were working on a few personal projects, including this one. It was […]


Ty is featured on the CRAFTzine blog today!

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How cool is this?!!!


Ty’s Big Night- The Origami Opening

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Ty’s opening at Columbia College was friday night. There was a great turn out, Ty thought the whole experience was pretty cool. Ty sold this large green frog at the opening. The standing dragon guy “the bahamut” was Ty’s ultimate challenge in origami. For a year or two he talked about wanting to make this […]


Tiny origami

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Ty has been making these cards for the exhibit. It is a standard size business card, with a gelatin capsule glued to it containing an origami crane that was folded from a one centimeter sheet of paper. There is a sample of the one centimeter paper at the top.Believe it or not this crane is […]


My Sons First Exhibit

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My 13 year old son Ty is going to be in his first exhibit at Columbia College Book & Paper arts gallery in Chicago this month. He is passionate about origami, he has been doing it since he was 4 years old. At that time I taught him to fold a crane and a water […]


200 Origami Butterflies

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My son was hired by Chuck over at Aiko’s Art Materials, a japanese paper store here in Chicago, to fold 200 origami butterflies. Chuck is going to attach them to his business cards and hand them out at a scientific illustrators convention. Ty folded all these butterflies in four weeks from two sided origami paper […]