Playing with Pop-ups: The Art of Dimensional, Moving Paper by Helen Hiebert

By Helen Hiebert

Input the captivating international of pop-ups and home made paper crafts. subscribe to writer Helen Hiebert as she publications you thru fabrics, instruments and pop-up fundamentals together with parallel folds, attitude folds, mixtures and diversifications, and layered pop-ups. take pleasure in developing 20 tasks to play with starting from playing cards and books to structures, photo layout items, and extra. that includes a high-end gallery of artists, whose appealing paintings will encourage you to make your individual awesome paper artwork, Playing with Pop-Ups will train you to create interactive items that everybody will take pleasure in.

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When you finish reading one side of the book, you can turn the book over and keep reading. InstructI ons See “Folding an Accordion,” page 44. Fold the paper in half lengthwise. Unfold it and fold it in half widthwise. Then fold an eight-section accordion using a scoring tool to reinforce each fold. Reverse all of the accordion folds (unfold and refold them in the other direction; use a scoring tool to reinforce the folds). step 1: create the first pop-up Unfold the paper again to its full size.

Step 4: unfold and cut strips Unfold the entire sheet of paper and cut along all of the creases (scissors are fine, but a craft knife and straightedge will yield more accurate cuts). You will have eight strips, but you only need six to create the structure. 5 step 5: interlock Interlock the slits to create a four-cell structure. indd 48 TEXT 1/28/14 12:21 PM 1/28/14 11:59 AM F29_Job: 12-40606 Title: Rp-Playing with Pop-Ups C70340_#175 DTP: 216 Page: 48 s 8 Projects to Play With: Artistic Ideas for Popping, Engineering & Moving Paper 49 City Skyline 2 3 InstructI ons step 1: prepare the templates Download the patterns (or enlarge and photocopy the templates on pages 121–122) and print them onto card stock.

Using a triangle and a scoring tool, score along the two short edges of the rectangle that are parallel to the center fold. step 3: cut and fold Next, reverse the fold that lies between pages one and two, and using a craft knife or scissors, cut through the two layers of paper along the top and bottom edges of the rectangle. Fold and crease the sides of the rectangle along the score lines so that the rectangle pops up. step 4: repeat and assemble Repeat step 2 on each fold (3⁄4, 5⁄6, 7⁄8, 9 ⁄10, 11⁄12, 13⁄14).

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