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P297 - The Joy of Pop-ups! Two Easy Explosion Books and A Tunnel Book

Marillyn Stablein
9:00 - 4:30
Sunday March 10

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$ 150  

Pop-up books appear to leap or pop out of a book as viewers unfold, open and turn the pages. Three dimensional sculptural books never fail to surprise and amaze viewers and are fun to make and add to your art portfolio. We’ll make two explosion books (a Nested collapsing Explosion Book with eight interactive pages to decorate and a Double pop-out Explosion with a wrap around cover) and a Tunnel Book which has 3 or 4 receding windows which pop-out from the back of the book to create a three dimensional view as if looking through a tunnel.
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 as well as art scraps and samples from 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 papers, antique map and dictionary pages, an array of paper ephemera, and imagery for the tunnel book. Decorative rubber stamps, some ink pads and markers will be available to share. 

Supplies You Need to Bring to Class in addition to materials provided by instructor:
ruler, pencil, eraser, glue stick, liquid glue with a spout (PVA or Elmer’s), scissors, bone folder, notebook and any decorative, shiny, glittery papers to use. 

Most of the required supplies for your classes can be pre-ordered from Collage. They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat. For further info and to place your order, contact:

Maria Raleigh



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