The Pocket Paper Engineer, Volume 3
V-Folds: How to Make Pop-Ups Step-by-Step
Saving the best for last, this third installment in the crafty series highlights the spectacular V-fold, the most versatile and frequently used structure of the pop-up world. Basic V-fold construction is described in detail, demonstrating its many possible variations and making each project accessible through playful cards to detach, cut, and assemble. The most challenging of the array, this volume’s activities build in complexity upon those illustrated in the first two books, covering accordion design and techniques for producing multiple pop-up copies. Whether producing a simple card for a friend or creating a complex sculptural page, this workbook is guaranteed to inspire and enlighten those who love to play, invent, and stretch the imagination.
Praise For The Pocket Paper Engineer, Volume 3: V-Folds: How to Make Pop-Ups Step-by-Step…
"The Pocket Paper Engineer is well-designed, and the step-by-step instructions are easy for anyone to follow. I highly recommend these unique how-to books on crafting pop-ups." —Bergers Book Reviews
"This interesting and remarkable series will appeal to any craft-curious person. Barton provides clear, easy-to-follow instructions on how to create artwork that comes to life." —Victoria Vogel, Voice of Youth Advocates Newsletter
"[Barton's] designs . . . are rich in possibility. Given the attractions of the fold-out cards, it is hard to draw the line between reading the book and playing with it." —Parenthesis Magazine, London
"To find a book that truly lays out the complex steps in understanding three-dimensional design and geometric thinking is a true blessing. The book's beautifully illustrated step-by-step instructions gradually build a knowledge base of the subject." —Sally Blakemore, award-winning paper engineer and owner, Arty Projects Studio
"If reading [about ABC3D by Marion Bataille] has left you inspired to try your own pop-ups, you won't find a better resource than The Pocket Paper Engineer." —Michelle Jones, Bookpage
Popular Kinetics Press, 9780962775239, 71pp.
Publication Date: May 12, 2012