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What was the first papertoy that you put together? The one that started it all.

For me, it was a preprinted model of Fox's Arwing in an old issue of Nintendo power. I think I held it together with tape than glue but it came out very nice. This was more than a few years ago. I had no idea what was papercraft at the time so I didn't get into again until little over a year ago. But I still remember that Arwing model I made.

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The first papertoy i build was my own blank version. At that moment i had never heard about papertoys. Or maybe... yes, i once build some 'Fabeltjeskrant' characters. The first toys i found online were Brickboy and the Readymechs... I was really surprised to find all those great papertoys on the internet.
my first paper toy was a hand pupet hehehehehe...
OO OO I know this one! For me it was Dec 19, 2007, I first saw Matt Hawkins' "Uncle Bam", and that was IT. Bam, is right, his designs just blow me away in how cool they are. As soon as I saw "Uncle Bam", I made one, and set it right next to my computer. From then on I have been drawing and making my own. I KNOW Matt is a genius, because I have made a few of my own templates and skins -- and GEEZ, talk about something that isn't always easy to visualize. SO here's to Matt, and I'll buy him a Boulavard Pale Ale next time I'm in KC.
When first I touched the 80gsm A4 paper, I squeeze it and play it as a ball. I was not yet a year old. It was a toy for me. I don't really remember, actually.

Then about 4 years later I know how to fold a plane. I fold a plane and throw it flying.

After that, I learned some origami. I learned how to fold cranes, flowers, trash box, and many more.

But since I found this cubeecraft thing on the internet, I finally realized my mistakes and start making real paper toys.
hard to remember i think it was the little link from four swords. the first one i designed was this guy.

http://tylertinsley.deviantart.com/art/papercraft-PA-friut-robot-ki...
james marr's "we hate glue" arcade , in which just the fact that he designed a toy that needed nothing but paper and exacto...so it was also influential, so I decided to join in for that reason only....but became hooked on paper directly afterward....it became a more-to-do obsession in designing, and if you don't have the money for a vinyl line, paper toyz gives you the freedom to do your own....without anyone's consent of your work....it's good to be your own judge!
The first one I made was that hako-style Mario Brothers.
I was sitting around with a bunch of event promoters talking about cool flier ideas, subversive art, die cuts, clever folds, etc. I realized I'd never seen a rave flier in 3D so I promptly went about designing "Generic" (my icon) who has several collectible prints out- on one there's a turntable/bbq keepsake box on his flipside. Good times. I stumbled onto other paper art after that. My eyes are open now.
Mine was also the Arwing from Nintendo Power. Anyone know if there is a scan of it online somewhere?
Here's the scans of it. (File NOT found by me, I got it at Nintendo Papercraft)

You will need winrar or something that opens .zip files to open it.
Attachments:
When i was a kid, there was a magazine about airplane, which gave us the reader a paper-craft plane pattern to made. i remember making F-16 , apache helicopter and a few others.
but somehow, about two years ago i found a 'Milky' fan page (milky from Blur's Coffee and TV). i made that one, that's what made me want to make my own paprtoys.

:)

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