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This thread is for all the Fold Up Toys projects, whether they be free downloadable paper crafts, building videos or website updates. Rather than trying to put the releases into other threads I figured it’d be easier to keep them all contained in just one.

Also, if you want to share you FUT builds that'd be great!
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To start the thread off here's a video showing off some of my limited edition and signed paper toys I've collected over the years. These are just then-built templates I've had in storage, but soon I'll be building a lot of these special items.

https://youtu.be/YdaEukXW-mc
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This commission project for VRProsthetics is now available for public download.

Featuring VR goggles and a prosthetic hand this model was originally printed and die-cut for a prosthetics promotional event by Hallam University. These pre-printed and cut models were handed out to guests of the event.

http://folduptoys.com/portfolio/hope-works-forge/
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his commission project for Hoe Works is now available for public download.

Forge is a simple paper toy created for a musical visual event at Hope Works in 2016. As part of the Sheffield Year of Making, Hope Works teamed up with Mapping Creativity, as part of this collaboration I created Forge to help promote the event online.
The model itself is based on the huge forges located in Sheffield turning an iconic sight into a character by using molten magma as its legs.

http://folduptoys.com/portfolio/hope-works-forge/
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Here's a recent concept piece I made. I don't get to work on many cars so this was a lot of fun.
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>>566414
This looks different from your usual stuff. Maybe cause it's just a concept? I would really like to see the template.
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>>566484
I'll dig up the template for you. It used some cool accordion folds to keep the model as few parts as possible. So you fold the template together once to make a standard toy template and then again to build the car.
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I'm going to be live streaming for the next 4-5 hours creating a paper toy using licences space images. Feel free to join me.

https://www.youtube.com/c/AlexGwynne/live
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>>566513
The stream is over for today, we made some great progress on some space themed paper toys. We'll be finishing the project tomorrow on a second stream from 9:30-4 UK time.
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>>566513
I wish I would've seen this earlier. Was up all night installing a SSD for my wife. I could have been watching this; instead of listening to the clock tick away my life in the dark quiet
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I just revealed this months supporter exclusive, inspired by He-Man and TMNT, the Mutoids are slimy army builder villains. All three will be released for supporters at the end of the month.
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New video - Speed Art Desgin : Space Shuttle
https://youtu.be/xc4pxg2kI7s
This video features footage from a recent live stream sped up to show the design process of a simple space shuttle toy. The model uses licenced illustrations, converting them into paper craft nets.
>>566513
>>566521
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6pBGokVUYM

I made a new video taking on the Creative Market Challenge, designing an improvised paper toy. Check it out to see the whole design process from start to finish.
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>>567237
Here's the end product the Neon Reaper, it's available for early access now and will be up for free download in two weeks time.

http://folduptoys.com/portfolio/neon-reaper/
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Latest episode of Let's Design : https://youtu.be/xQ7R_5w-0JM

I made an action to generate little germ colonies that I later used to make the paper crafts texture.
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>>567441
I've also been experimenting with some "speed art" videos on my second channel where I condense the design footage into a couple of minutes. The result is interesting but I don't think it's very informative.

https://youtu.be/C2Js4Dei-W0
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Here's a review of a RNLI Lifeboat papercraft kit I picked up recently.
https://youtu.be/-jnYJ9xcm2M
I was pleasantly supersized with the result, the package didn't have a photo on it so I was expecting the worse but it turned out to be pretty great.
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>>567727
Long time no see. You need to make with the posting of videos and paper toys and videos and stuff again.
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Hey, I've been busy cooking up some paper toy Halloween decorations including a hanging skeleton and a zombie head.

You can download the here : folduptoys.com and watch the design process here : https://youtu.be/OTrAy4x_rlU
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>>568640
I've added a Halloween section to the front of the Fold Up Toys which I'll be adding to over the next few days.
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>>568641
There aren't enough diapers to hold all this baby shit. Where's the cool stuff?
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>>568652
>Where's the cool stuff?
Paper craft, cool stuff. Pick one only.
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>>568709
Well, I'm mostly partial to origami, but I noticed this >>568641 while surfing the board, and it looked ridiculous (childish). So, I ask again, where's the cool, bad-ass looking paper craft? I don't see any here.
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>>567727
>I was pleasantly supersized with the result
???
So you are served with fries and a drink?
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>>568743
No, he switched out the drink for a vanilla shake. Only 60€ more.


>>568711
Doesn't contribute nothing but piss and moans... You don't like, don't make it. You want to see something cool? You make it.
You won't, only make piss and moans.
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>>568895
Again, I don't see any good or descent paper craft in this thread. Where is all the cool and good stuff.
This all looks like a child made them (with lines everywhere). And you sir, if you like this garbage, then you are an idiot or something.
Basically, here is some more pissing and moaning, but that doesn't change the fact that this stuff in this thread is all garbage.
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>>568910
Should I change the chamber pot, m'lord? It's quite apparent that yours runneth over.
Perchance, your mother could allow you her nipple to suckle, mayhaps this would calm the crying child.
Tis a shame, her bosoms ran dry the day you were born. Really, tis a shame.
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>>568911
Really, Alex, going under an assumed name (Anon). Your whit really amuses me. You are
one funny guy, or girl (haven't really figured that one out yet). But, seriously, your paper craft really sucks.
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>>568912
Sorry (not sorry), but this isn't Alex. Alex has the sense not to indulge the rabble. I on the other hand, am sensless. And you; you are what the French call "les incompétent".
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>>568914
>I on the other hand, am sensless
Yep, you nailed it.
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>>568915
Yes, I did. I also nailed (wait for it)
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>>568916
Oh, let me guess, your mother?
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>>568917
No, no, no... Not my mother. YOUR mother.
BOom baby!
Why would I say my mother. Idiot.
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>>568918
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>>568919
No u
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>>568918
Well, because you're senseless, remember, you dumb-ass. Oh, by the way, that was a shitty comeback, seeing how you stepped into that one in the first place.
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>>568652
>>568711
>>568910
>>568912
Contribute something better so that I can learn and improve, or stop moaning. I like making simple and easy to build models that kids can make and I like to leave the fold lines thick visible.

I just came back here to make another request thread and saw the two of you going back and forth. Don't take the bait people, I don't need you to defend my designs or ability. No one wants to see this tired thread getting shoved to the top of this slow board just to read people squabbling over little to nothing.

Here's a picture of a skeleton decoration I made for Halloween to symbolize what this thread should be. Dead.
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>>568974
>what this thread should be. Dead.
If you want your threads to be dead, then why the hell do you even start them in the first place?
Just run your little website and stay the hell out of here, then.
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>>568996
Do you ever stop and think that some people might hve an opinion different from yours? Take that attitude to Tumblr.
Your opinion is shit anyway. Just my opinion, doesnt mean shit either. See, thats how it works.
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>>568974
it's all one samefag just ignore the twat
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>>569002
My better nature tends to agree but damned if it doesn't get under my skin. I'll take your advice and sit it out from now on and post when i have something better to contribute.
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>>568998
>>569002
>>569007
Screw you Alex or Alexa (whatever your name or gender is). Stop defending yourself with alias'.
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Here is the latest Patreon exclusive papertoy, the "Dork Droid". Featuring a detailed texture this robotic papercraft is sure to spice up your shelves.
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Hey, I just released my Christmas toy. When you click download you're randomly given wither the nice (cute) paper toy or the naughty (gross) papertoy.

So /PO/ have you been naughty or nice this year?

https://folduptoys.com/portfolio/naughty-nice/
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>>566305
New papercraft of Barney the Dinosaur. I used photos of life-sized dinosaur sculptures to make the texture look realistic and creepy.
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I designed this simple toy of Ralsei from Deltarune as part of an artist secret Santa. I'm not too familiar with the game but it was fun designing the model. I managed to get the feet to lay flat despite both the body cone and legs being at an angle.

https://folduptoys.com/portfolio/darkrune-ralsei/
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I've also just added these two custom toys to the website for download. The first is a customized template by 3 Eyed Bear which was exhibited at the Urban Paper Collective exhibition in 2016 and the second is a custom of Nick Knite's model Cactus Clan turned into a shark missile launcher.
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>>570484
Alex confirmed to be a ban-evading Argentinian.
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>>570490
>>570485
>>570486
Nah, these are all me no evasion intended, I just forgot my name bit :)
Here's an older commission project for HERD. There were a bunch of elephant sculptures placed all around my city and if you scanned them all you would receive this downloadable version of the elephant to customize at home.
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>>570498
>no evasion intended, I just forgot my name bit :)
I was joking! I was referencing the fact how... actually, never mind.
Very cute elephant. A friend of my dad has a hobby of collecting elephants in all sorts of medium. So garden statues, but also little clay trinkets, paintings... I wonder if he has a paper one?
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I like that you make your own papertoys instead of unsimplified game rips. I wish you would up the degree of difficulty more for us more advanced builders.

Give us a thicc Cortana yeah?
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>>570524
> I wish you would up the degree of difficulty more for us more advanced builders.
The problem with that is that if the model is hard to build, I feel like I've failed my job as a designer. Even the Advanced Series of models I worked on feature some quite complex paper engineering but are designed in such a way that they're easy to build.

My current goal is to release all of the older models I've got clogging up my hard-drives so that I can start fresh, without the weight of 100+ unreleased or unfinished models on my shoulders. Perhaps after that's all done I can work on something a little more intricate for the people wanting a building challenge.

Pic is of an old war-games concept piece, table top war games are something I always find myself re-visiting but it often feels like it's been done to death and I can't add anything new to the sub-genre. But perhaps I will once again return to the drawing board and see what I can do.

>Give us a thicc Cortana yeah?
*adds "thicc" to my to-do list*
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>>570542
(forgot pic)
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>>570542
Please add risk of rain toys to your list as well
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>>570750
Only after thicc Cortana.
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Hello all, I made a new channel for videos about my favourite topic, paper engineering and graphic design. It will feature more thoughtful, scripted content compared to the more laid back and personal videos I've been sharing previously.

It's called 'Lost In The Fold' and the first episode follows the development of a paper toy for Broken Pencil Magazine. It's always scary starting a new venture and the video has a few issues, but I'll iron them out for the next episode.

https://youtu.be/Vv1smPHNWpA

Let me know what you think of this style of delivery and what you think I could improve upon. Thanks as always.
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>kenshin getting deleted from both threads
it's just a request bro

in the thread that OP made...for requests
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>>571085
I've still got kenshin in my little request spreadsheet but it's been really busy lately so I've not taken on many request projects.

I've just put out Lost In The Fold episode 2, in which we explore the work of Walter Joris, take a closer look at the Joris staircase and use it as a starting point to design a papercraft of our own. I'm really, really happy with how both the video and papercraft turned out this week.

https://youtu.be/YFdn2rPi1EU
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>>571109
Aww hell yeah. I've been persistent because you said you would mention this request in a video but I must have missed it if you did. Now my mind is at ease.

Btw I love geometric papercraft/origami, so i'll have to fold those stairs.
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Just released this Sea Search Shark for PLUS people. It uses a bunch of neat paper engineering techniques and was featured in the latest episode of 'Lost In The Fold'.

I used a model clamp to make it look like it's floating/swimming in the product photos.
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I made a set of love themed papertoys for Valentines day. I'm thrilled with how they both came together given the tight deadline. The Love Starship & Doubt Infection Fly.

https://folduptoys.com/product/love-starship-vs-infection-fly/
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The next episode of 'Lost In The Fold' is here, in which I create a set of toys that are Valentines related, but not Valentines dependant. I go in-depth to the creating process showing every clever tab used in the designs and I also talk briefly about relationships.

https://youtu.be/EsSZe7PaEyg



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