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

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


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.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176 pages, full colour throughout, includes diagrams, photographs and templates
  • Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Origami & paper engineering
  • ISBN: 9781861086853



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