Portland, OR 2018 Art and Soul Workshops

Workshop Details

Marillyn Stablein
9:00 - 4:30
Thursday - Feb 15

P297 - Three Fun Explosion Books!

$ 150  


Learn three variations of pop-up explosion books which appear to leap or pop out of the pages of the book as the viewer unfolds, turns the pages. These 3-dimensional sculptural books never fail to surprise and amaze viewers. We’ll make a Nested Collapsing Explosion with eight interactive fold out pages, a Double Pop-out Explosion with wrap around cover and a grand Exploding 3-D sculptural artist book with 4 pockets for inserts all in a self-contained box with lid. 

There will be time to add decorative elements so bring any paste papers, collage scraps, clippings, photos, personal memorabilia, favorite quotes, excerpts from travel or nature journals, diaries, letters and decorative papers you may have or made in other workshops.

The skills you learn will be useful in many other creative projects like making amazing greeting cards and to add exciting elements to artist journal pages. Or leave the books blank for future projects or to give as gifts.

$15 kit fee payable to instructor at beginning of class includes:
paper for 3 books, some embellishments, collage scraps, antique map and dictionary pages, ephemera, decorative rubber stamps to use, some ink pads and markers to share. 
Supplies to Bring:
ruler, pencil, eraser, glue stick, scissors, bone folder, notebook and any decorative papers to use.