Orizomegami
Beginner | 12 min 35 sec
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Orizomegami is the Japanese art of decorating papers by folding and dipping them into pools of natural dyes. By folding the paper in a variety of ways, patterns emerge which are reminiscent of stained windows and depending on the number and placement of the folds, you can create more complex patterns.
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials:
  • "Student grade" Japanese lightweight paper
  • cupcake tin
  • food coloring or india inks
Downloads:
Learn how to:
  • Use the Japanese art of coloring paper
  • Create different folds for a variety of patterns

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on Orizomegami
  • 5 HD video lessons you can accesso online anytime, anywhere
  • Itemized supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by artist Jody Alexander
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
548 users recommended this class to a friend
Christine Teague
Unusual but simple technique to produce lovely prints. Well-explained and demonstrated.
January 16
yvonne Taylor
So effective! I can't wait to try out the techniques and experiment with various colours.
December 22, 2022
Mary Snider
It looks fun to do and I think all age groups would enjoy it.
November 11, 2022