There is paper art and then there is awesomely geeky and amazing paper-cut art Will Pigg creates the latter. His stuff makes me wish I had some artistic talent, but I’m happy just to look at his stuff all day long.
Are you looking for an affordable gift for a young Star Wars fan? Are you a young Star Wars fan? Are you an affordable gift? Whatever you are, you’ll surely love this activity book, which lets you make paper airplanes starfighters.
Oh man. I have always wanted a hug a giant Game Boy Color made out of cardboard. And that geeky chick in the pic created one. MaboroshiTira made this giant non-handheld by taking a bunch of boxes, chopping them up and turning them a larger-than-life nostalgic gaming device.
While there are a lot of free downloadable foldable papercraft templates online – we’ve actually featured a few of them – I’m sure many of you wished you could create custom ones yourself. Your wish has been granted.
3D printing is perfect for making Minecraft products. But that doesn’t mean you can’t use your ol’ 2D printer to bring your in-game creations to the real world. Laboratory 424 has made templates of Minecraft blocks that you can print, fold and then mount using adhesive foam.
I don’t remember exactly when I started obsessing about The Starry Night, but needless to say that this is one painting that I find unforgettable, especially when it comes to the swirling wind patterns in the sky.
I’ve always been impressed by the things papercraft artists can pull off with simple paper, glue and an X-Acto knife. I’m particularly blown away by this paper model of the Nanosuit 2.0 from Crysis 2 and Crysis 3.
They told him it was impossible – three engineers that is. Engineers may be smart, but obviously these ones lacked vision. After his wife persuaded him to give it a try, designer Izhar Gafni got to work on a bicycle made out of cardboard, with a cost of less than $9 to manufacture.
Don’t these paper Space Invaders look amazing? They are all rainbow and pixelly just how I like ’em. Perfect to put on top of a gift or just hang up on the wall. These bring back good memories of blasting aliens to smithereens.
Papercraft statues are getting more complex every day. Just look at the incredible detail on this War Machine statue. This 1:6 scale War Machine paper sculpture even has an LED chest light and fiber optic lights in the eyes and palms.
Fans of the Metroid games will love this papercraft Samus Aran. The 6′-10″ tall model was created by Flickr user IAmThatOneGuy. Oh yeah, him. I know that guy. Believe it or not, this awesome Samus figure was made out of nothing but paper and glue.
I’ve always been impressed by those model makers who can cram a tiny ship inside of a bottle, but this model has completely blown my mind. What you’re looking at here is a tiny model of a KLM Airbus A330 inside of an incandescent light bulb.
This amazing-looking Warhammer 40,000 Space Marine Terminator helmet was created by Shawn Thorsson, and it’s hard to believe, but it started off as a papercraft model. I knew that you could do many things with paper, but this has to be one of the most ingenious ways of creating amazing props.
Fans of Epic Game’s Gears of War franchise will love this papercraft version of the game’s Snub Pistol. Of course, the only damage this thing deals is paper cuts, but that’s okay. It’s worth some blood to make this beauty.