McCarthy showcases a variety of pop-ups showing off Da Vinci’s many talents; beyond his famous Renaissance paintings, Da Vinci has also been called the father of paleontology and architecture, and has been credited with the inventions of such diverse machines as the helicopter, the parachute, and the tank.
Courtney Watson McCarthy is a paper engineer and graphic designer. With a degree in theatrical scenic design, she worked as a model builder and designer in a variety of elds before discovering the magic of movable books. From the time she dissected her rst pop-up book, determined to solve the riddle of how it worked, she was hooked. After experimenting with cards and other small projects, she went on to design and engineer Eye Magic, M.C. Escher Pop-Ups, New York Times―acclaimed Gaudi´ Pop-Ups, Pop-Up Numbers, Dali´ Pop-Ups, and Hokusai Pop-Ups. She lives in the Hudson Valley with her husband and two daughters.
|Ezt keresi?||Könnyed, népszerűsítő|
|Borító||Hardcover: PLC, no jacket|
|Kiadó||Thames & Hudson|
|Múzeumi kollekciók||Szépművészeti Múzeum|
|Oldalszám és illusztrációk||16 pages, 6 color pop-ups and 12 color illustrations|
|Szerző||Courtney Watson McCarthy|