Giant Papercrafts

Discussion in 'Gallery & Designs' started by PapierMachette, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. PapierMachette

    PapierMachette New Member

    Hi papercrafters,

    I'm new to the site only discovering it a couple of months ago and really wanted to share some of my work with everyone. But, I was nervous so I held off sharing until now.

    Anyway, while I'm not much of a designer, I love taking pre-existing papercrafts and scaling them up on my computer to make them Giant or (Near) Life Size. Some of the stuff I've built are:

    WALL-E and EVE I made for Maker Faire 2011 from's model:

    and GLaDOS from Billybob884's Deviantart page.

    Of course, I always site my work and give credit to the creators when credit's due.

    Anyway, been really busy lately but during my winter vacation, I plan on going back and building a bunch more. Currently what I have lined up is Portal 1's Turret, BURN-E, and possibly Half-Life's DOG (full scale, need to restock on ink cartridges) :)

    Anyone else enjoy this?

  2. Zathros

    Zathros Guest

    Hi Papermachete, those are some nice models you have there. I am a fan of big models! Nice job. You do really nice work, you have no reason to be shy. Even if you didn't, everyone has to start somewhere. You way past beginner though and I can understand why you are interested in designing your own models.

    I edited your post to insert the YouTube Video, which can done by using the "Advanced Tab" and entering the YouTube Share Code as instructed on my signature.
  3. inky

    inky Member

    I LOVE BIG MODELS!!!!!!! Those look great. I would love to see you do the ISS in a large or even 1:1 scale from

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHA Just kidding about the 1:1 scale, that would be awesome though. Look forward to seeing more of your work.
  4. PaperAir

    PaperAir Active Member

    I,m in the same mode love your work.
  5. PapierMachette

    PapierMachette New Member

    Hahaha, thanks for the responses everyone! I don't know what it is- maybe I have some kind of height complex or something (I'm 5'7'') but building giant or near fullsize versions of an 8'' model is my absolute favorite papercraft past time! Just the feel of being able to work on a project that's as big as your head and standing back a couple hours later realizing you built something that takes up your entire living room.....nothing else compares.

    @Zathros Thanks for the fix!

    @inky Space Model papercrafts huh? Well I've always wanted to own my own international space station- could make an awesome chandelier too:thumb:
  6. PaperAir

    PaperAir Active Member

    I build big because I,m going blind and big fingers.
  7. I love your work. Keep it coming.
  8. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

    Your work is most impressive indeed. I am fansinated with "LARGE" (Full size) models like this.
    You did an AMAZING job on all that you have shared with us.
    I am looking forward to seeing more of your work.
  9. madmax355

    madmax355 New Member

    i like big models they look great
  10. THE DC

    THE DC Member

    Great work!

    In this case, size does matter!


    The DC
  11. Banyon

    Banyon New Member

    Great job!

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