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Pop-Up Video Tutorials

There are many helpful pop-up video tutorials to find on YouTube that will help you create your own pop-ups. The videos you’ll find on this page are perfect if you want to learn more about paper engineering and creating pop-ups. You can start by learning all the basic pop-up techniques first or you can just choose a nice pop-up design that you’d like to make yourself and start crafting. It’s all up to you! Also take a look at these pop-up templates and useful pop-up supplies to create the most beautiful pop-ups!

The Pop-Up Channel

Duncan Birmingham is a Paper Engineer and author of several books about making pop-ups. He enjoys to share his knowledge with others by giving workshops and educational classes. Also on his YouTube channel he teaches you how to create all kinds of pop-ups. View playlist.

YouTube Channel: The Pop-Up Channel
Website: www.duncanbirmingham.co.uk

Jessica Tice-Gilbert - Howcast

Jessica Tice-Gilbert is a designer and Paper Engineer who has created and designed pop-ups for several best-selling pop-up books and award-winning greeting cards. She shares her passion for paper crafting with us through these fun and helpful pop-up video tutorials. View playlist.

YouTube Channel: Howcast
Website: www.jesstice.com

Matthew Reinhart

Matthew Reinhart is a Paper Engineer and pop-up book author who is best known for his advanced and best selling pop-up books. On his YouTube channel he teaches you how to make your own pop-ups so take a look at these DIY video tutorials for some paper crafting fun! View playlist.

YouTube Channel: Matthew Reinhart
Website: www.matthewreinhart.com

Peter Dahmen Papierdesign

Peter Dahmen is a designer and paper artist, specialized in paper engineering and pop-ups. He is a developer of pop-up cards and foldable artworks made from paper and cardboard. On his YouTube channel you’ll find some great tutorials to create your own pop-ups. View playlist.

YouTube Channel: Peter Dahmen Papierdesign
Website: www.peterdahmen.de

Keith Allen

Keith Allen is a designer and paper engineer who has created and self-published two wonderful pop-up book titles. He shares his pop-up skills on his YouTube channel where he explains all kinds of pop-up techniques. View playlist.

YouTube Channel: Keith Allen
Website: www.messypopup.com

Make Pop-Up Cards

Katherine Belsey is a designer and Paper Engineer specialized in paper art and pop-ups. On her website you will find lots of information about making pop-ups and also many pop-up video tutorials. These tutorials come in a big variety of creative pop-up designs. Watch videos.

YouTube Channel: Make Pop-Up Cards
Website: www.makepopupcards.com

Creative Pop-Up Cards

On this YouTube channel you’ll find lots of video tutorials on how to make all kinds of pop-up cards. Rich, the creator of this channel, is intrigued by the mechanics of pop-ups and therefore creates pop-up cards that have interesting mechanics, but are also easy to assemble. Watch videos.

YouTube Channel: Creative Pop-Up Cards
Website: www.creativepopupcards.com

These Youtube channels will probably take you busy for a while but if you’re looking for even more pop-up video tutorials, just search for them on YouTube and you will find many other videos that will tell you how to make pop-ups. This is just an overview of the most useful, both fun and educational channels on YouTube right now. Check back here regularly for more pop-up video tutorial channels!

Show your creations!

Our Community Forum is a great place to share your paper creations with other pop-up fans and paper engineers. Get ideas and inspiration or share useful tips and advice with each other about all things paper!

Registration to the forum is free and will take less than a minute so join now!

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How to make a pop-up book

On this page you’ll find all steps that are needed to create and publish your own pop-up book. A detailed step-by-step guide to get you started with your pop-up book project. View page…

Books about making pop-ups

Books are perfect to learn more about paper engineering and making pop-ups. From pop-up techniques to pop-up templates, you can find them all in our book selection. View books…

Pop-up templates

Create the most beautiful pop-ups with these handy pop-up templates! You can choose from many different pop-up designs and most of them are print-ready!  View templates…

pop-up tools & supplies

Making pop-ups is the most fun when you have good tools to work with. We’ve made a selection of the most useful products when it comes to working with paper.  View supplies…


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