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Card Making with Interactive Elements

  • Type Wellbeing & Lifestyle
  • Venue Online
  • Start 10 Jun 2022 13:15
  • End 15 Jul 2022 14:45
  • Email mmccarthy@wea.org.uk
  • Phone 07789480851
  • Places 20

Details

Course Overview: Do you love creating greeting cards for friends and family and want to try some new techniques - then this course is for you. We will explore paper engineering: the history behind it and some simple and not so simple techniques that create interactive elements for our card making journey. From simple pop-ups, to twist and folds, tabs to pull and sliders to swoosh, and possibly even shakers to create our unique interactive greeting cards.

Course Duration: 6 weekly sessions lasting 1.5 hours

Course Benefits: Using paper engineering techniques and ideas to create interactive greeting cards.

Course Equipment: Basic papercraft supplies - A4 card, card blanks, patterned paper, glue - wet PVA, glue stick, tape runner, double sided tape, score tool and strong ruler or scoreboard, scissors, pencil, eraser.

Course Eligibility: Anyone over the age of 19 living in Herefordshire or Worcestershire, who has not accessed a WEA course before.

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