The Moving Book: Drawing & Basic Pop-Up Design – Claire Joyce
July 30 - August 3| $800
July 30 – August 3
Tuition: $750 members / $800 non-members
Lab fee: $90
Class limit: 8
Register now by making a non-refundable $300 deposit.
We will delve into the many possibilities of building up our drawings into the pop-up form, from exploding abstract forms to small animated narratives. The condensing and expanding motion of pop-up mechanisms can enhance the drawn image and create a magical handheld experience for the viewer. Beginning with sketching, basic folds, and structures, participants will create several small single fold projects with a focus on hand-drawn elements. We will build toward combining these techniques into a bound three-page (or more!) pop-up book. Claire will bring some of the pop-up books from her own collection for inspiration and discussion.
Claire Joyce is a multidisciplinary artist currently working in Tempe, AZ. She tackles different materials for different projects and enjoys the challenge of exploring media in new ways. She wrote online columns for both ReadyMade Magazine, and CRAFT, ran for co-president of the United States as half of the Domesticratic ticket, created puppets and costumes for performances, and worked extensively with glitter. Claire has participated in residencies in the United States, China, and Belgium and her work has been shown both nationally and internationally. She has a BFA in printmaking from the Kansas City Art Institute and an MFA in painting from the University of Georgia.