Card Making with Interactive Elements

Ref: C3129071

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 aim

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

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers
  • You must have some basic card making supplies to attend this course - card, patterned papers, glue, scissors, ruler, pencil, rubber.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Create and complete a minimum of two greeting cards with an interactive element.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

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.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Card Making with Interactive Elements

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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