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Build Your Own Paper Robots: 100s of Mecha Model Designs on CD to Print Out and Assemble [With CDROM]by Julius Perdana and Josh Buczynski
It feels so good to get back to basics. Get some paper, fold and glue it, and you can create any number of amazing creatures. Julius Perdana's new book, Build Your Own Paper Robots, goes way beyond paper-crane origami. The CD with this book has hundreds of "mecha model designs" and templates to print out and assemble. Bold, colorful illustrations show you exactly how to build the robot designs, from beginner level to advanced. This book is like a Slinky: It's fun for all ages, for geeky girls or boys.
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Have you ever watched the Autobots battle the evil Decepticons in Transformers and wished you could be in on the action? Now you can create a world of fantastic paper robots that you can color, print, and build yourself with this amazing book and CD combo. It has everything you need to complete the fantasy--thorough step-by-step assembly instructions and illustrations are in the book, while the CD has 14 ready-to-print, customizable robot templates.
Colors, designs, and size can be manipulated using any standard editing package so you can create over 250 variants for a full robot army. The models print out on letter-sized paper and are assembled using rubber bands or fishing line, it's that easy! There are even templates for a cityscape suitable for crushing or a Super Dimension- type fortress for a robot takeover.
From shape-changing Transformer-types to chunky Gundam-esque mobile suits, there's mecha for makers of all skill levels. So if you're a first-time model maker or just a fan of robots, anime, and manga, there's bound to be the perfect project waiting for you in Build Your Own Paper Robot.
About the Author
JULIUS PERDANA is a professional 3D animator and modeler. He first fell in love with papercrafting back in 1992, and it has been his hobby ever since. He is the founder of the popular papercrafting website Paper Replika boasting thousands of registered members, and downloadable paper models, from military tanks and mecha robots to spacecraft and dioramas.
JOSH BUCZYNSKI build his first paper model (a dodecahedron) back in high school. Much later, the popularity of paper models on the internet provided a great foundation for learning and exploring his own ideas. Years of hobbying around have gone into making poseable paper bots for the sole purpose of covering his desk.
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