Pop-up A Paper Engineering Master Class by Ruth Wickings


Pop-up A Paper Engineering Master Class by Ruth Wickings

This is a step-by-step guide to paper engineering, with everything you need to create your very own pop-up masterpiece. From simple folds to pull-tabs and noise-makers, this interactive masterclass contains fifteen key techniques of paper engineering and provides a unique and exciting introduction to making pop-ups. Simply press out the ready-to-assemble pieces and follow the clear instructions to create four separate spreads with a fire-breathing dragon, a fairy tale castle, Frankenstein and an elaborate jungle scene. Pre-cut pieces with double-sided tape already attached means that there's no need for scissors or glue!

About the Author

Ruth Wickings is a paper engineer and book designer who lives and works in the South West of England. She has been making pop-ups for twenty years and was inspired by Jan Pienkowski's Haunted House. Frances Castle started out as an illustrator in the games industry, working for Disney and EA Games. She became a freelance illustrator in 2005 and has since worked for the BBC, the Guardian newspaper and a number of children's publishers. Frances is inspired by comic book art and vintage children's books of the '50s and '60s.

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16 pages
Interest Age: 7+


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Publication date

6th September 2010



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