Pop-ups Beyond the Basics
Instructor: Lise Melhorn-Boe
Duration: 2 days, Sat-Sun May 11-12
Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Course fee: $210 members/ $270 non-members
Materials fee: $10 payable to the instructor
N.B. this must be a fragrance-free gathering.
Learn how to combine basic pop-up techniques to make more intricate structures. Form solid and sculpted shapes. Create movement on the page using V-folds and hidden straps. Add layers to create depth. These techniques can be used for cards or books. Some knowledge of pop-up making is required.
Equipment required: Participants will be provided use of the standard CBBAG tool kit, but in addition should bring detail-cutting scissors, a glue stick and/or double-sided tape and a protractor. Bringing coloured pencils or non-toxic markers will add to the fun. Paper will be provided.
Lise Melhorn-Boe has been making, and exhibiting pop-ups books, in Canada and the United States for many years. Her work is in the collections of the National Gallery, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the University of Calgary and the Museum of Modern Art, among others. Visit www.lisemelhornboe.ca to see examples of her work.