Pop Up Art Tutorial
You may need two card blanks of the identical size for card face and also the pop-up mechanism. The pop-up procedure is created separately and is glued within the card face. It's best to use card blanks of the same shade to camouflage the pop-up device notably.
To create stamped pop-up elements you'll need white cardstock and coloured cardstock for mats.
Gather a number of paper and cardstock that coordinate using the colors found in your card.Step Two: Make Card Face
Utilize among the card blanks to make the card face. The card face may be made using any technique you prefer; however, it is essential that card have a horizontal aspect to really make the most effective use of the step pop up. Put aside the finished card face as you make the pop up.
The sample birthday celebration card features serendipity squares which make great using your paper scraps—see the Serendipity Square Cards guide.3: Make Pop-Up Elements
Pop-up elements are glued into pop-up steps/platforms. Whatever is level and can fit in the folded card can be utilized. The sample card, a stamped, matted message card and a stamped cutout are employed. Your matted message card is about 1¼" to 1½" by 3¼" to 3½". The cutout may be as much as about 2" square.
Tip: Use felt-tip markers to color the stamped picture and little rubber stamps to enhance the message card.Step Four: Make Action Pop-Up
Make use of the second creased card blank to make the pop-up procedure. To form the pop-up steps/platforms, you will cut parallel slits from the creased side of the card blank.
First, make use of the pencil and ruler to draw a line 1½" from the creased advantage and parallel to it. Upcoming, draw two vertical lines through the first-line into the folded edge—they should be about 2½" apart and parallel to each other. The left range should-be about ¾" through the remaining edge of the card blank.
About ¾" to the right for the first step, draw a moment step. Draw a range 1¼" from the fold with straight parallel outlines being ¾" apart.
Suggestion: For a simpler pop-up, just result in the initial step. It could be attracted anywhere over the fold, but no closer than ¾" from either side.
Suggestion: Skip the measuring by using themes. Understand side bar to the right for details.
Reduce in the vertical lines from creased advantage into the drawn horizontal line.
Fold the cut actions on the horizontal range between your slice lines. Unfold.
Open up the card blank and drive the steps through to the opposite side. Using pen outlines externally, fold the card blank at a 90° position. You will be gluing the pop-up elements to those steps/platforms.Action 5: Test Pop-up Mechanism
Examine your pop-up process by making certain it folds level. Also, make use of repositionable tape or glue to add the pop-up elements into the pop-up measures. Fold the pop-up level and also make yes the pop-up elements usually do not extend beyond the sides associated with creased card.
Make any adjustments needed before proceeding.Step 6: Glue Collectively
Glue the pop-up system inside the card face, ensuring to align the edges. Utilize glue to 1 region of the pop-up, steering clear of the step, and slip it inside the card face. Utilize glue to another side and fold the card face over onto it.
Start the card and enable the glue to dry.Action 7: Glue Pop-Up Elements and Finish Card
Glue the pop-up elements into actions. Beautify the card behind and all over pop-up actions. You could stamp more images of the cutout, add a greeting or compose a note. Use your imagination!