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Pop-Ups: How To Make Pop-Ups

Guide to pop-up and movable books.

Books on making pop-ups

The following books are located at the SILS Library and the Art Library:

Web resources for making pop-ups

Make Your Own Pop-Ups
Pop-up projects with step by step instructions and photographs, created by Robert Sabuda. Projects are labeled for simple, intermediate, and advanced levels.

More How-to Books about Pop-Ups
A list of books about how to make pop-ups compiled by Robert SabudaSabuda evaluates the areas covered, lessons or projects included, intended audience, advantages and disadvantages of each book. Books are listed in order from beginner to advanced.

Make Pop-Up Cards & Crafts
Learn how to make homemade pop-up cards and crafts with the step-by-step instructions in these Howcast videos.

Extreme Cards and Papermaking
A series of lessons to help you learn the basic mechanisms of pop up card and pop up book construction.

Pop-Ups on Pinterest
The official Pinterest page for pop-ups, useful as a source of visual inspiration and for finding projects.

The Creation of a Pop-Up Book

In this video, book artist Chuck Fischer and paper engineer Bruce Foster show the process of making a pop-up book, from the drafting stages to assembling the final product.

  • Last Updated: Aug 4, 2020 2:52 PM
  • URL: https://guides.lib.unc.edu/pop-ups