Learn the secrets of this magic wallet box, which reveals hypnotizing optical paper toys! How does it work, you ask? Through the magic of book arts, all will be revealed!

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NOTE: This class will be held in a live, online format using the Zoom platform. The class meets on 3 Wednesdays Nov 2-16, from 6-8pm EST.

Keri Schroeder - Example of the Magical Box of Mysteries Workshop

Mystify and mesmerize with this magic box of mysterious toys and tricks! In this workshop, you will learn the secrets of this hidden compartment, the magic wallet box. Open the magic box to reveal hypnotizing optical paper toys. Then close the box and open it again to unveil an entirely different set of paper toys, including a volvelle, flexagon, and thaumatrope. How does it work, you ask? Through the magic of book arts, all will be revealed.

6 hours total (three 2-hour sessions over the 3 weeks).

A materials kit is provided with tuition – Please include your mailing address with the registration.

Keri Schroeder teaching students live over Zoom
Instructor Keri Schroeder teaches students over Zoom, live.

Tools required:

  •  X-Acto knife or scalpel and extra blades
  • bone folder
  • Metal ruler (at least 12”)
  • Small Triangle/Set Square 3-4”
  • cutting mat (or layers of cardboard to protect your table while cutting)
  • Small pointed scissors
  • PVA glue and glue brush
  • waste paper (or junk mail to glue on)

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Instructor: Keri Schroeder

Keri Miki-Lani Schroeder is a book artist based in San Antonio, Texas. She produces limited-edition artist’s books under the imprint of Coyote Bones Press, and teaches at various institutions. Keri…