Design a Watercolor Pop-up Card | Moe Wells | Skillshare
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11 Videos (14m)
    • Introduction

      0:40
    • Cutting the Card to Size

      1:11
    • Folding the Card

      1:06
    • Drawing the Pop-Up Lines

      2:05
    • Cutting the Pop-Up Lines

      1:11
    • Folding the Pop-Ups

      1:04
    • Popping Up

      1:00
    • Optional: Painting the Inside Cover

      1:14
    • Painting the Face

      2:51
    • Gluing the Cover

      1:27
    • Finished!

      0:10

About This Class

In this class you'll create your own unique pop-up card with a character on it! I'll guide you through choosing shapes to draw, and then show you how to cut, fold, and pop them out. Then I'll show you how to use your intuition to create a face on the card using watercolors or your favorite drawing or painting supplies.

These cards make beautiful gifts, are a good silly creative practice, a good way to put watercolor or coloring skills to use, and are often laugh-out-loud funny to make. I've been making them for years, and they're always a delightful surprise for myself and my friends. I look forward to sharing the technique, and seeing what face you'll make in the project gallery!

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Moe Wells

Illustrator, Expressive Art Group Facilitator

Moe Wells is an illustrator and Expressive Arts Therapist. In her work as an Expressive Art Group facilitator, Moe creates spaces that encourage creative expression.

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