kirigami (kirigami, pop up) - an original method for manufacturing the bulk of cards and paper compositions.Remember the children's books clamshell? open and meet you as a living, put forward the picture. Want to learn how to do such?We found for you the most interesting kirigami templates and show you how to work with them - step by step, from simple to complex.
for card making kirigami desired template, ruler (preferably steel) and knife-cutter.This differs from the art of origami, in which paper can not be cut.
How to work with templates kirigami?
to work with a template, it must be printed and securely connected to a thin sheet of colored cardboard or heavy paper (for example, with a few clips).If this is your first experience, you can not do without the support and work with the printed circuit.
Each image Scheme kirigami consists of cutting lines and folding lines. cut line in the diagrams are always solid, fold lines - solid color or dashed.After you print the template fold line
better note with colored markers to make sure we do not cut them and do not spoil the card.
begin work better with long parallel lines cut, and then cut into smaller individual items.
kirigami for beginners: the scheme with stripes
This is the simplest kirigami.They consist of parallel lines so that they can be executed perfectly since the first or second attempt.
Masterpieces kirigami-arhitektury castles and churches
If you have successfully mastered kirigami beginners can get to the more complex three-dimensional greeting cards and cut, for example, the majestic Taj Mahal template. kirigami architecture looks good on a contrasting substrate, very realistic it is backlit.Remember only that you are dealing with combustible material, and use LED bulbs.
Basilica of the Sacred Heart
St. Basil's Cathedral
St. Paul's Cathedral
Castle of Velez Blanco
Templates kirigami for kids
These cards cut short - there is a minimum of lines.The difficulty is only in the fact that very few straight lines and, therefore, have to be doubly careful.But these cute postcards will love the girls and children.
simple circuit kirigami with bow
set of schemes with flowers and a kitten in a basket
Volume greeting ulitochkoy
card for the winner
Drakkar - viking ship
relatively simple to master these cards, you can get to more complex schemes kirigami or even invent their own.