Make Pop-Up Book Art

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In a Nutshell

Mixed-media artist Carol Owen gives a tour of her studio, and then leads you through the process of creating pages for a pop-up book

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Mar 1, 2015. This deal is for the purchase of a ticket. Reservations required. Dates subject to capacity and cancellation. Refundable only on day of purchase. Min. of 6 participants or subject to cancellation. No value after date & time have passed. Must be 21+. Gratuity included. By completing your purchase, you agree that the email address you provide will be shared with SideTour for marketing purposes and as described in SideTour’s Privacy Policy. Please wear comfortable clothing. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $60 for one admission to a pop-up book art class with mixed-media artist Carol Owen
  • Upon purchase, you may schedule for one of the available dates
  • You must reserve your date here in advance of the event

The event will be held at a private Fearrington Village location. The exact address will be shared after purchase.

Each event is capped at 12 purchasers.


What You’ll Do

Most books come to life in your imagination, their words projecting dynamic characters, kingdoms, and adventures on the mind’s eye. Pop-up books, on the other hand, prefer to jump off the page. Artist Carol Owen leads you through the process of creating ornate-looking (but simple to make) pages all your own, guiding you step by step through the process of crafting several pop-ups.

  • Peer into the Life of an Artist
    Classes begin with a tour of the studio, where Carol paints, collages, and creates various paper artworks. Afterward, live demos give you the chance to witness Carol’s artistic process firsthand.

  • Make Your Own Pop-Up Art
    You’ll create several pop-up pages under Carol’s watchful eye.

  • Simple and Not-So-Simple
    The constructed designs are simple enough for a beginner, but look both beautiful and complex.


Your Host

Carol Owen Carol Owen
Mixed Media Artist

The core of Carol Owen’s art is her family. Her Spirit Houses, which have been featured in multiple publications—including her own book, Crafting Personal Shrines—began as a way to explore her family history using photos and mementos to create affecting three-dimensional tributes. Now Owens works with found objects, creates Spirit Houses for other families, and teaches aspiring artists how to make her houses, altered books, and other dynamic, soulful works of art.


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