Pop-Up Book Structures

  • Ox-Bow, School of Art and Artists' Residency 3435 Rupprecht Way MI, 49453 United States

Colette Fu

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1 credit hour
Lab Fee: $50

Pop-up and flap books were originally created to illustrate ideas about astronomy, fortune telling, navigation, anatomy of the body and other scientific principles. Complex and engaging pop-up structures are created from a combination of basic mechanisms enhanced by play and imagination. In this course, students will learn the basic elements of pop-up paper engineering to more complex mechanisms including multilevel platforms and pull-tabs. Workshop participants will learn how to effectively incorporate their own art into these structures to create unique pop-up books, cards, and works of art.

July 10