1000 Paper Butterflies

RENDER_FARAFALLA2_copyThis idea was suggested by a lady named JoAnn when she read my crazy idea for World Lupus Day on my personal blog. I will use her words to describe this project:

What about collecting butterflies made by people, trying to get 1000 of them in an act similar to the 1000 paper cranes idea for origami. I looked up origami butterflies and got this page- http://www.google.com/images?rlz=1T4ADFA_enUS363US363&q=origami…. They say that if you fold 1000 origami cranes you will get your wish- maybe 1000 origami (and other media) butterflies will get more people aware of Lupus and the search for a cure for it.

This is an easy project to do. And if enough people participate in this one, we could have more than 1000 of them. I invite you take pictures and video of your progress. I invite you to be innovative and find unique ways to display your paper butterflies. If you take video but lack the skills to edit it, I am more that willing to edit it and create videos for part of the final project.

Once you are finished your paper butterflies, please email me any associated media to lupus@lupusartgallery.com. Please try to have all finished projects into me by Midnight PDT on May 8 for the World Lupus Day update on May 10, and Midnight PDT on October 28 for Lupus Awareness Month updates.

6 Responses to 1000 Paper Butterflies

  1. Just finished with my first butterfly! I’ve put the pics on TwitPic at the moment, but will email them to you properly when I get more made, if I can get some better paper for it. *hugs* I know you said you were going through a flare up recently/at the moment so good luck and feel better!

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