28 West 27th St, 3rd Flr
classes in the bindery
A Pop-Up Field Guide to North American FlowersIn this two-day workshop, you will build 10-12 pop-up folios featuring native flowers of North America. For those who have taken pop-up workshops in the past, this will be a great opportunity to explore real-world applications of basic structures. For those who haven't taken a pop-up class before, this will be a great opportunity to learn about tools, materials, and a number of fundamental techniques while building these flowers. You can bind this collection of cards and keep them as a book or gift them to family and friends. Either way, you will have the knowledge to continue engineering your own pop-ups at home. No experience is necessary, but binding and/or sewing skills will speed your progress.
Deadline to register: One week before the class starts.
Shawn Sheehy March 3 - 4 , Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 4pm
Shawn Sheehy Shawn Sheehy combines paper engineering and paper making with an interest in biology and science to produce sculptural pop-up books. Shawn has taught workshops at PBI, Penland and the Centers for Book Arts in Chicago and New York. His commercial pop-up clients include American Greetings, Pee-Wee Herman and Vintage Magazine.
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