By Helen Hiebert
Input the spell binding global of pop-ups and hand-crafted paper crafts. sign up for writer Helen Hiebert as she publications you thru fabrics, instruments and pop-up fundamentals together with parallel folds, perspective folds, combos and diversifications, and layered pop-ups. take pleasure in growing 20 tasks to play with starting from playing cards and books to structures, picture layout items, and extra. that includes a high-end gallery of artists, whose attractive paintings will motivate you to make your personal extraordinary paper paintings, Playing with Pop-Ups will train you to create interactive items that everybody will take pleasure in.
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3. Unfold the paper gently and set it on your work surface so that there is a valley fold (when unfolded, the fold looks like the letter “V,” or a valley) in between two mountain folds (when unfolded, the fold looks like a mountain ridge). Fold the middle and last folds up in the same manner, aligning all of the edges and creasing each fold. Finally, fold the bottom leaf up to complete an accordion which is half the size of the original (D). There are now eight sections. step 5: make covers Cut two pieces of heavy card stock or box board to the width and height of the book.
Apply glue to those two paper panels only. Carefully align the dragon’s haunches along the central vertical fold on the card, attaching it to the shaded area. Press the dragon and the card flat, holding the haunches in place until the glue has set. Fold and unfold the card to make sure it functions properly. 4 5 Paper Engineer: Bruce Foster Pop-up Mechanism: V-fold Paper: 65 lb. indd 58 TEXT 1/7/14 9:24 AM 1/6/14 10:27 AM F29_Job: 12-40606 Title: Rp-Playing with Pop-Ups #175 DTP: 216 Page: 58 s 8 Projects to Play With: Artistic Ideas for Popping, Engineering & Moving Paper 59 step 6: attach the arms Glue the dragon’s arms to spots A and B so that the diagonals on the dragon are flush with the diagonals of the arms.
Fold and unfold the page and watch the diamonds flip! step 3: fold With the page still folded in half, fold the doubled sheet along the score lines in both directions to reinforce the folds of the diamond. Unfold the entire page and carefully push step 4: glue Fold the rectangular piece as indicated and glue the two tabs onto the center line as shown in the photo above. indd 36 TEXT 1/28/14 12:18 PM 1/6/14 9:23 AM F29_Job: 12-40606 Title: Rp-Playing with Pop-Ups C70340_#175 #175 DTP: 216 Page: 36 s 6 37 Chapter 2 Projects to Play With: Artistic Ideas for Popping, Engineering & Moving Paper Explore the following fifteen pop-up projects, designed by some of today’s top paper engineers.