Introduction: R2-D2-AE2 Life-size Papercraft Droid

Every nerd or sci-fi fan needs a life-size R2-D2 in his home… check, done. This paper droid made entirely of recyclable paper stands at 3.25ft (99cm) tall, weighing 7lb (3.2kg). Just like his little brother, he is also quiet and well behaved. The “AE2” in the name is derived from the Architectural E2 paper size I used for printing.

See how this fun project came together by watching the videos below.


R2-D2-AE2 “Craft Wars” the movie! Produced by Media Maze Studios under my creative direction.


R2-D2-AE2 “Craft Wars” the making of… the making of…

 

PROJECT TOOLS USED

X-Acto Board Cutter
Dewalt Folding Utility Knife
Fiskars Cutting Mat
Sharpie Magnum
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Premiere
Adobe AfterEffects
Maxon Cinema 4D
Pepakura Designer
Canon EOS 60D
Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8
Neewer Timer Remote

 

PROJECT MATERIALS USED

Aleene's Original Tacky Glue
Aleene's Fast Grab Glue
Aleene's Turbo Tacky Glue
Aleene's Tacky Adhesive Spray
Arch E2 format adhesive paper
Arch E2 format chipboard


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Christophe p (author)2017-08-05

thank you

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Mills85 (author)2017-05-21

how can I do this in Australia?? I can't exactly print this out on 70 pages of paper. Where's the instructions? Looks like you got this custom printed on one giant cardboard piece & could spend half the time mucking around &a eating a banana. It's a little hard to do this on a shitty home printer & boxes found from the TAFE recycling bins. Little help??? Please!!!!

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kerubhin (author)2017-04-15

Hi, I need know the tipe of paper that I use for print, cam help me

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tcolo'n (author)2015-04-02

Do you sell the template for the life size version? If not, could some, not naming any name (me), custom order the life size template?

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jdr3476 (author)tcolo'n2016-01-01

Did you ever get the life size version?

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SaraP86 (author)jdr34762016-10-11

I think that if you print the template onto E-size paper (Architectural E2 paper size) mentioned, it will turn out 3.25ft tall...E2 paper is 4X as large as letter (34x44").

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coolcoo201 (author)2016-07-09

How much did this cost?

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potentialenergy (author)2015-11-22

Where can I download the template for this? I've searched the INTERNET and only found one place to download and it's virus infested.

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http://www.visualspicer.com/r2-a4-product.html

you can buy his pdf

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gonzalo 12 (author)2015-10-27

greeatings friend congratulate you on your excelnet work i wanted a model of your car or in the rd r2 i am venezuela and saw the prices but descraguethe lamburguini it s

free and only need 5 plantillas how do I obtenere the rest or try to buy my email is legionesfenix1293@hotmail.com

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gonzalo 12 (author)2015-10-27

greeatings friend congratulate you on your excelnet work i wanted a model of your car or in the rd r2 i am venezuela and saw the prices but descraguethe lamburguini it s

free and only need 5 plantillas how do I obtenere the rest or try to buy my email is legionesfenix1293@hotmail.com

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Sorunome (author)2015-04-18

Wow, this is very impressive!

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KylerK (author)2015-04-04

how do i download it

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D10D3 (author)2014-05-09

Great guide man!

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visualspicer (author)D10D32014-05-09

Thanks!

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Honus (author)2014-05-06

That is awesome!

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visualspicer (author)Honus2014-05-06

Thanks! May the force be with you.

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nerfrocketeer (author)2014-05-03

Haha cool!

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Amazing work man! Keep it up!

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