Learn how to create beautiful pop up cards using simple paper craft techniques, cutting and folding paper to create pop-up effects.
What will you learn on this course?
On this one-day course you will learn paper crafting techniques, how to cut and fold paper to make interesting effects so your cards really pop!
During the day the tutor will take the group through different projects ideas, starting with something simple. These projects will teach you basic skills for working with paper such as how to cut, fold and curl paper to create decorative shapes and forms. The tutor will explain and demonstrate each stage and allow time to go over any tricky bits.
There will be opportunities to develop your own ideas and style, for example choosing colour combinations and adapting designs to create your own unique decorations.
All the resources and equipment used on the course are all easy to obtain and on completing this course you should feel confident to carry on doing paper craft at home.
This will be a relaxed, fun day, with plenty of opportunities to discuss and share ideas and learn new crafting skills. You will leave with a selection of paper craft decorations to take home.
Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for adults aged 18+ years. It is open to all levels. You don’t need any previous experience of paper craft as full instruction and guidance is given. If you do other art and crafts you may find paper craft a good addition to your skills. If you have some paper craft experience and would like to try some new projects then this course is for you too. Each paper craft course will have different content so returners are welcome.
The course is accessible for people with disabilities but requires some manual dexterity such as using scissors and folding paper using scissors and hole punches etc. Paper craft can be done seated at a table and the room is wheelchair accessible. You may contact us to discuss your specific needs.
Do you need to bring anything?
Everything is provided for the day, so you do not need to bring anything, but you may find it helpful to bring your own scissors suitable for cutting paper if you have these. Also it is useful to bring a bag or folder to transport your work home.
Are there any additional costs?
There are no additional costs.
Who teaches this course?