Archive for June, 2012

Cool Captain America, Iron Man, and Spider-Man Paper Toy Updates By Squarehead Paper Craft

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Yessiree!

Updated Captain America, Iron Man, and Spider-Man paper toys are now available for download.  The textures of these toys reflect the current designs of the character’s costumes in the more recent movies where they appeared in.

Many thanks go out to Fred Edward, the dude responsible for the Squarehead Paper Craft blog, a source for a number of cool Crafty Collabs.

Updated Captain America, Iron Man, and Spider-Man Templates by Squarehead Paper Craft

Go ahead and download them from the squarehead site: Captain America, Iron Man, Spider-Man.

That’s all for now.

Cheers!

The Villains Gallery Part 6A: Doctor Doom!

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

DOOM!

Soon.

’nuff said 😉

I'm ominous and I know it 😉

Check back next week, the template should be ready by then.

Cheers!

Paper Toy Inspiration: Mega Bloks, World of Warcraft Style

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Hi All!

I just came across this teaser today.  How I would love to create an entire universe all in paper toy format.  How does that grab you?  Would a line of paper toy model kits featuring a specific theme sell?  Let me know what you think!  Do sound off in the comments section.

Go to http://warcraft.megabloks.com/ for more info!

Cool eh?

That’s all for now.

Cheers!

Caption Tuesdays! no. 40

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

It’s Tuesday again.

Time for captions!

Here ya go!

Enter your cool caption for this image in the comments section below.

View the previous “Caption Tuesdays!” post here.

Cheers!

The Villains Gallery Part 5B: Magneto

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Magneto, Master of Magnetism, the sometimes bad and sometimes good super mutant from Marvel Comics is now available for download.  Beware as he magnetizes all of your desktops.

Just continuing the very first Villains Gallery series and having a blast doing it 😉

"My fellow Mutants! The real enemy is out there!"

"Are you sneaking around in here, Charles? Whatever are you looking for?"

"I shall rule the world with an army of paper clips!"

If you need any help in putting this paper toy together, just go to the Assembly Instructions page.  You’ll find plenty of quick links to step-by-step tutorials no how to assemble the toys released from this blog.

The template can be downloaded here.  Subscribe to this blog to receive the password in the mail and gain access to the downloads section.  Registration is free, just enter your email address in the subscribe field at the right-hand side of the page header.

That’s it for now.

Cheers!

Guess Who

Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

Hello Everyone!

I’m just very excited about sharing what I’ve been working on behind the scenes while the “Villains Gallery” series is ongoing.  In case you’re all wondering, this guy will be released as part of another series following the current one.

Who Am I?

That’s it for now.

Cheers!

 

 

Tips ‘n Tricks: How To Assemble The Trench Coat

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Hi All,

Just adding a new tutorial to the “Assembly Instructions” page.  I hope y’all find this useful.  This is also a sort of teaser – I guess now you know what other character I’ve been working on behind the scenes.

How To Assemble The Trench Coat

Template: The Contender

STEP 1: Cut.

STEP 2: Fold.

STEP 3: Attach the arm, snip that excess off. Glue the arms if preferred.

STEP 4: Curl the bottom edges, for effect.

STEP 5: Attach the arms - if you haven't glued them yet.

STEP 6: Position the coat and attach around the neck.

STEP 7: Like so.

STEP 8: Tighten up the fold that attaches to the neck with a tweazer.

STEP 9: Voila!

Check out more tutorials here!

 

The Villains Gallery Part 5A: Magneto!

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Up next is Magneto, master of magnets, the only ultimate villain who can attract and repulse at the same time with style.  He is also one of the more confusing villains for me, simply because I never  know if he’s a good guy or a bad guy.

Magneto, attracting and repulsing here at PTA very soon.

Check back in a few days and be magnetized.

(Cue villainous laughter)

Cheers

Paper Toy Inspiration: Tron Uprising

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

OMG!

I just saw a couple of episodes of Tron Uprising, and I was blown away.  To be honest, I wasn’t exactly expecting this reaction from me at all.  I found the Tron Legacy movie from 2010 to be a dud – no offense to the fans out there of course, just voicing out an opinion, but to be clear, I loved the movie for the visuals but I hated the story 😉

In my opinion, the series (so far) is a great example of what the movie should have been.  The story is great, pacing too, and the visuals are fantastic.  Each frame, in my opinion, can be framed.  If nothing else, I now have a better appreciation for the Tron mythology.  I highly suggest for all of you to check it out.

http://youtu.be/K17aH76uNv8

Similar to my Arrow post from weeks ago, I’ve already added Tron to my personal to do list 😉  That said, if any of you have any “primo” reference images from the series (turnarounds, character sheets, etc,..), please do send them over, I’d really appreciate it.

For now, I’ll leave you with a few images from the series.

Tron Uprising

Tron Light Cycles

Tron Alley Fight 😉

That’s it for now.

Go watch it!

Cheers!

 

Caption Tuesdays! no. 39

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Hiya!

This week , we focus on Redheads, one in particular.

Caption Away!

Enter your cool caption for this image in the comments section below.

View the previous “Caption Tuesdays!” post here.

Cheers!

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