Pop-Up Origami Architecture with Marloes ONLINE

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What’s it all about?

Join Marloes in exploring the unique craft of pop-ups and origami architecture.  Learn some amazing things you can create with a single sheet of paper!  Come dive into the 3D world of pop-ups and origami architecture to discover delicate sculptural forms that play with light and dimensions.

What will we cover?

We will:

  • Be guided through the process of making your own pop-ups
  • Explore various formats, patterns and styles
  • Learn simple cutting and folding techniques
  • Make a few different pop-ups together including an adorable pop-up “hug” card you can send to friends and family!

What will you need?

  • Heavy weight paper – something thick enough to hold its form but thin enough to cut easily by hand eg: watercolour paper or thin card stock (approx 200gsm)
  • A craft knife
  • Cutting surface such as a cutting mat or some cardboard to protect your table
  • Sharp pencils eg. HB, 2H or similar (and a pencil sharpener)
  • A ruler
  • Something sticky such as glue, glue stick or double sided tape
  • Some tape eg. cello or masking tape

Who will be teaching?

Artist Marloes Bakker-Marsden teaches a variety of mediums at community centres, retirement communities and other locations, including in her own studio space.  She enjoys sharing her skills and passions with others in a light hearted and fun way that makes the experience totally enjoyable and rewarding for everyone involved. You can find her on Instagram or her website.