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Paper Engineering for Designers

Pop-Up Skills and Techniques

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A fully illustrated step-by-step manual exploring techniques and principles of design - learn how to build pop-ups and the basic skills of paper engineering. This comprehensive guide will appeal to all craft enthusiasts, it is also a great aid for designers and illustrators thinking of working with paper engineering. Beginning with the basics such as V-Folds and Parallel Folds - the essential structures of many pop-ups - it then explores ways to create more complex mechanisms, such as pull-tabs, pivots, wheels and dissolving windows. This hands-on approach provides a grounding before moving on to show how to add dynamic structures and height to creative designs. Pop-ups mounted in the book can be kept for reference and show how readers can incorporate their newfound knowledge and create a design. The book ends with step-by-step projects to make for yourself.

Product code: 9780500517031

ISBN 9780500517031
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H290xW196
No. Of Pages 24
Publisher Thames & Hudson Ltd
On Sale Date 01/11/2013
A guide to the basics of paper engineering. It shows the reader how to apply them in creative and fun ways by trying different variations and combinations to achieve an array of pop-up designs both simple and complex. It also explains how to construct the pop-ups and show how each element works.