2018WKSP-08 More Fun with Madame Pop-up!

  • 17 Mar 2018
  • 10:00 AM
  • 18 Mar 2018
  • 5:00 PM
  • CBBAG Bindery, Toronto
  • 8



More Fun with Madame Pop-up!

Instructor: Lise Melhorn-Boe

Location: CBBAG Bindery (180 Shaw Street, Toronto)

Duration: 2 days, Saturday-Sunday, March 17-18

Hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Course fee: $210 members/ $270 non-members

Materials fee: $10 payable to the instructor

Prerequisite: None

N.B. this must be a fragrance-free gathering.

Learn how to combine basic pop-up techniques to make more intricate structures. Form solid and sculpted shapes. Create movement on the page using V-folds and hidden straps. Techniques can be used for cards or books. Lise Melhorn-Boe, a.k.a. Madame Pop-up has been making pop-ups, exhibiting them and teaching others the joys of popping-up for many years.

This workshop is suitable for teens and adults. Teachers are welcome—Madame Pop-up has years of experience in elementary and high school classrooms. Making pop-ups is a cross-curricular activity that can be geared to younger students as well.

Students should bring the following to supplement the provided tools/materials: glue stick or double-sided tape, scissors for precise paper cutting, and colouring materials (coloured pencils or non-toxic markers).

Lise Melhorn-Boe has been making and exhibiting books and sculptural bookworks for almost forty years. Her work is in several public and university collections including the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Canada Council Art Bank, Library and Archives Canada, the National Gallery in Ottawa, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. She has had solo exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Sudbury, The Timmins Museum Centre, the Art Gallery of Algoma, the Emma Ciotti Gallery (Iroquois Falls), the Art Gallery of Temiskaming (Haileybury), the Robert McLaughlin Gallery (Oshawa), the Lake Galleries (Toronto) and the gallery at the University of Toronto's Scarborough Campus, as well as White Water Gallery and W.K.P. Kennedy Gallery in North Bay, and The Window Gallery at The Kingston School of Art and Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre, also in Kingston. Visit her website at www.lisemelhornboe.ca for images of her own and students’ work.

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