Book Folding: An Art

Fold+each+page+along+the+drawn+lines.++
Fold each page along the drawn lines.

Fold each page along the drawn lines.

Fold each page along the drawn lines.

Emily

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Admit it. When you clicked on this article, you didn’t know what to expect. You were probably thinking something like I know how to do the easy bookfolds. Why do I need to know how to make words or letters? My answer to this is: you don’t. You don’t even have to know how to regularly fold a book, but it’s fun and it looks cool. My hands are not going to come out of your device to force you to read this article, but I think you might find it interesting, nonetheless- especially if you have an old book around and want to turn it into a new form of art.  

 

Procedure:

Step 1: Choose a letter to fold. Any letter. Any letter at all. I’m going to choose R for my example.

Step 2: Google search your letter and print out the picture of your letter in block format. Make it large. 

Step 3: On the printed sheet with your letter, draw a bunch of vertical lines going through your letter.  The more lines you draw, the clearer the letter will be.

Step 4: Get an old book to use for folding. Make sure you ask before using it. THE BOOK WILL BE DESTROYED AND YOU DO NOT WANT TO PAY FOR A NEW ONE.

Step 5: On the first page (or wherever you want to start your letter), fold the bottom corner inward to match the bottom of the line. Do the same for the top corner.

Step 6: Repeat Step 5 for a while. Soon, you may realize that there is a gap between the lines. Here is what you do:

Continue folding until you have folded all of your lines. Then, you are done! If you have any other questions, please comment and I’ll try to answer them! Thank you!

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Book Folding: An Art

    Opinion

    Lunch in US Schools- Is it Really that Bad?

  • Entertainment

    Remembering it All Wrong: The Mandela Effect

  • Book Folding: An Art

    Entertainment

    Kahoot Makes Quizzes Fun

  • Book Folding: An Art

    Showcase

    Solving Problems with Chromebooks

  • Book Folding: An Art

    Entertainment

    Clash Royale: Strategy, Quick Thinking… and Internet?

  • Book Folding: An Art

    Entertainment

    An Air Pollution Solution

  • Book Folding: An Art

    News

    Secession!

  • Entertainment

    Groundhog Day: A History

  • Book Folding: An Art

    News

    Snowstorm Stella Seizes Unsuspecting Northeast!

  • Book Folding: An Art

    Entertainment

    Nintendo Blends Cute with a Challenge

Book Folding: An Art