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Create your own pop-up cards (parent & child class)

Mumsnet Academy

Saturday, December 1, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (GMT)

Create your own pop-up cards (parent & child class)

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  • Course Description

    At The Institute arts and creative courses are their forte and paper engineering is the new kid on the block.

    Taught by dynamic New Yorker Michael Caputo, this is a short fun introduction to the intricate world of paper engineering for parents and children. 


  • What's Included 

    Come and create a simple pop-up card and learn the mechanics of creating movement through clever cutting, folding and manipulating. Michael will first introduce some basic principles and then show participants how to get started with their own cards. With Christmas and Hannukah round the corner, this is a great opportunity to make your own really unique seasonal cards and share some creative fun with your child.


  • Tutor Details 

    Michael Caputo is an award-winning paper engineer and art director. He was previously a designer at Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, an art director and paper engineer at Sabuda and Reinhart Studios and a senior novelty designer at Grosset & Dunlap. Michael currently teaches at The Institute while pursuing his own creative projects.


  • More Information 

    The course will take place at The Institute 3 Beaumont Close, Bishops Avenue London, N2 0GA 

    The Institute exists to promote educational opportunities for people of all ages, income levels and abilities and to provide cultural and community facilities for the locality.

    Maximum no of students: 10 parents plus accompanying children.

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When & Where

The Institute
3 Beaumont Close
Bishops Avenue
N2 0GA London
United Kingdom

Saturday, December 1, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (GMT)

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We're very excited to be launching The Mumsnet Academy - a brand new enterprise which aims to curate a portfolio of fantastic courses to fit around family commitments and busy working lives.
A while back we asked you what courses you would like and the programme of masterclasses, workshops, and events we've come up with is a reflection of your  responses.
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