Four year birthday for my blog!
It’s been quiet here lately… I’ve missed being here, as posting is one of the things I like most about my life. Three months ago I had knee-replacement surgery, and it’s been quite a journey. Feels like I’ve been in a cocoon as the healing has been happening. Good days and bad days. Every day things feel just a little bit better, and that’s a good thing.
I made the pop-up pictured here as a sample for a class that I taught maybe 15 years ago at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, a real gem of a museum. It’s an appropriate image for me to show right now, not only because it has four lit candles , but also because I am thinking about a couple of posts that I want to do on making pop-ups. Generally, when I do pop-ups I am doing them with young children, so it’s important to keep things simple while still making them interesting. I have to say that I am always impressed, with what a big impression creating these structures makes on children. I know that, in the book and paper arts world, that pop-ups are well covered, but we all have our styles, tricks, and fascinations. I look forward to sharing mine here.
Thanks for coming to the party.