Duncan Birmingham

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Duncan Birmingham has been teaching the intriguing art of pop-up since 1989. He currently teaches illustration degree students at the University of the West of England, gives one-day workshops for secondary school teachers countrywide, and has also taught junior school, GCSE and adult education classes in this country and abroad. He enjoys enabling others to create and experiment with this unusual skill, and is continually inspired by the work and enthusiasm of his students.

Duncan studied art at the School of Expressive Arts, Sonoma State University in California and at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London, England. He has also worked as an illustrator, designed geometry posters for schools, and is the creator of the popular children’s puzzle book ‘M’ is for Mirror. Before discovering the world of pop-ups his other experiences included a variety of jobs: on archaeological digs, backstage at West End theatres, a dairy farm, bee keeping, and boat building.

Duncan’s Courses

NEW

Pop-Ups - The Mechanics of Folding Paper Sculpture

Sat, 12 May 2018 - Sun, 13 May 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Designing pop-ups is a fun and fascinating process. Join leading pop-up designer, Duncan Birmingham, and learn to make a range of pop-up paper creations that might be used to make unique cards, be...

£150

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All Levels

5 spaces available