A Tectonic Pop-Up Book September 15, 2014 – Posted in: book arts, book design, Content, Paper, Video – Tags: ,

 

Pangaea pop up

The supercontinent Pangaea that connected South America and Africa broke apart 200 million years ago. What a better way to convey the moving and shaking of the earth within a physical object than within the confines of a movable book.

In ‘The Pangaea Pop-up’ Lesson at TED-Ed, animator Biljana Labovic explains how she and her team of animators created a pop-up book to visualize Pangaea — and how you can make your own.

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Previously on Book Patrol:
America’s National Parks: Pop-Up Style
Waldo Hunt and Pop-Up Books: A Brief Overview
Pop-Up Books Meet Photoshop
Maurice Sendak’s First Pop-Up Book

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