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Origami

Origami is the art of folding paper. The origin comes from the Japanese words Ori (to fold) and Kami (paper). The art is now practiced all over the world. Below is a picture of an origami boat.

 

 

This link will take you to an origami boat tutorial. PLEASE MUTE YOUR IPAD.:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IGLytQmdjM 

 

Japan is a country that has had a big influence on Art across the world.

 

They are known for their disicplined aproach to art.

 

Japanese believe things that age and decay are beautiful.

 

When something is broken, they do not fix it by hiding the defect. 

 

This belief has a name in Japan.

 

Wabi-sabi: the beauty of things "imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete".

 

Wabi-sabi: the beauty of things "imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete".

One Thousand Origami Cranes

An ancient Japanese legend promises that anyone who folds a thousand origami cranes will be granted a wish by the gods.

 

Some stories believe you are granted happiness and eternal good luck, instead of just one wish, such as long life or recovery from illness or injury.

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