Pop-Up Basics workshop

Pop-Up Basics workshop

June 24, 2014

Studio Place Arts (SPA)
201 North Main Street
Barre, VT, USA

Tuesday June 24, 2014, 4:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Creating pop-up paper tricks – or paper engineering – offers a set of skills that may be used for artist books and cards. Using cut paper and folds, you’ll learn the basics of pop-up construction, including box supports, props, and platforms. Come and see the magic behind the motion!

In this workshop, each participant will leave class with a set of pop-up cards to keep as a reference for each mechanism. You will receive a detailed handout and resource list for all materials we use. No previous experience is required – this is a great class for a beginner. You’ll feel more comfortable in the workshop if you have experience using an X-Acto knife.

All materials are included in the materials fee, but feel free to bring materials for use in creating your cards. Several ideas are:

  • Collage materials (paper)
  • Photographs
  • Rubber stamps and pads
  • Markers, pens, colored pencils, etc.
  • Decorative scissors/punches

Materials fee: $7.00

Supplies: Bonefolder, ruler, X-Acto knife, cutting mat, scissors, pencil.

  • Note: Bring the the supplies if you have them – don’t feel obligated to buy anything. I’ll have extras available.

Cost: Members $40.00/Non-Members $50.00

To register, call the Studio Place Arts office at (802) 479-7069(802) 479-7069.

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