Publisher’s SynopsisUnfold the wonders of paper engineering - understand different papers and projects, review the tools of the trade, and set up your workshop
Create classy, crafty greeting cards - choose the right colour, make cute cut-outs, primp it up with embellishments, and work with decoupage and montage
Make eye-popping pop-ups - from layers and photos to pull tabs, cross-fades, and multi-page books, master the techniques
Add life to your paper - sculpture and animation through clever cam models, levers, linkages, and more
Draft your own designs and creations - develop your ideas, make the transition from sketch to model, enhance your designs with colour, and use your computer to help
Get creative with paper projects the whole family will enjoy!
- Create a wide variety of paper projects - from cards and pop-ups to models and mechanisms
- Strategically cut, fold, and shape paper with the help of numerous photos and illustrations
- Take your creations from two to three dimensions
- Develop your own unique paper crafts
Are you passionate about paper crafts? This fun, easy-to-follow guide is packed with a wide range of projects that use simple techniques and tools. Step-by-step directions and diagrams show you how to make eye-catching cards, animated models, pop-ups, and much more. Plus, you'll take your paper engineering skills to the next level as you learn to invent your own unique creations!
About the author
Rob Ives is a renowned paper engineer and paper crafter, having designed everything from mechanical flying pigs to 3-D stars to pop-up holiday cards. He specializes in teaching others how to create their own models by following his succinct step-by-step instructions and diagrams.
1st edition 2009, Pb, 250pp, packed with illustrations and easy to follow instructions