Foundation Skills For Paper Engineering
What you'll need
Pencil
Gluestick
Ruler
Large Paper Clip Or Butter Knife
Scissors
Printed Templates (optional)
Index Cards
Cardstock
Start with an index card. Fold it in half. From the folded edge, draw two parallel lines.
1
Check that your lines are shorter than half way across the card. Use scissors to cut on each line.
2
Use the ruler and paper clip to score the paper. Now fold just the cut part. Pick up the card and fold the cut part back and forth.
3
Hold the card slightly open and push the cut part of the card to the inside. Open the card to see the pop up.
4
The layer that is created can be used to create a scene.
5
Put the glue on the small part of the layer, not the back of the art.
6
This is just the beginning. The layer technique can be used multiple different ways in a page for other effects.
Have fun! The more you practice the better you get.
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