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Pop-up Design and Paper Mechanics: How to Make Folding Paper Sculpture

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Pop-up Design and Paper Mechanics: How to Make Folding Paper Sculpture

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This comprehensive guide is a delightful introduction to pop-up and folding paper sculpture. It is aimed at all levels of ability; appealing to craft/hobby enthusiasts, as well as being a useful aid for teachers. This comprehensive guide to pop-up is a delightful introduction to the fun, surprising and intriguing aspects of a fascinating craft. Duncan Birmingham’s totally new and accessible approach to pop-up theory and practice distils the numerous mechanisms into a logical set of underlying shapes, and the techniques for building these shapes is methodically explained with step-by-step pictures and text. No measuring is necessary and only card, scissors and glue are needed to make highly complex folding sculptures. He demonstrates how sophisticated pop-up designs are constructed and shows how to form a 3D reference book, invaluable for professional and amateur designers interested in this craft. The book is aimed at a wide range of abilities, and will appeal to craft/hobby enthusiasts who make their own greeting cards, as well as being a useful aid to teachers of Art, Design and Technology, designers, illustrators and sculptors.

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Dimensions 210 × 276 mm
Author

Duncan Birmingham

Author Bio

Duncan Birmingham has taught paper mechanics at university level for 20 years and has an extensive library of books on pop-up. He is the author of several books on the subject and his Pop-Up! A Manual of Paper Mechanisms 9781899618095 was hailed the most comprehensive book, to date, on the subject. He lives in Bristol.

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9781861086853

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Paperback / softback

Pop-Up Design and Paper Mechanics: How to Make Folding Paper Sculpture

$34.99

ISBN: 9781784945145 Category:

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This comprehensive guide to pop-up design and paper mechanics is a delightful introduction to the intriguing aspects of a fascinating craft. This new and accessible approach to pop-up theory and practice distills the numerous mechanisms into a logical set of 18 underlying shapes and explains the techniques for building these shapes.

The author demonstrates how sophisticated pop-up designs are constructed and shows how to form a three-dimensional reference book.
Invaluable for both professional and amateur designers.
Appeals to craft-hobby enthusiasts who make their own greeting cards, but is also a useful aid to teachers of art, design and technology, designers, illustrators and sculptors.

Additional information

Dimensions 210 × 276 mm
Author

Duncan Birmingham

Author Bio

Duncan Birmingham has taught paper mechanics at various universities and colleges in Bristol for 20 years. He is the author of several books on the subject. Duncan lives in Stroud, UK.

ISBN

9781784945145

Book Type

Paperback / softback

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