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I will show you how to put portals on your door or wall.
 
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Step 1: The template

Picture of The template
You will need the template somewhere under this text. It is very big (7500 x 500 pixels), because it has to be printed on a very big paper (makes sense, huh?).

What it contains:
- 2 portals in orange and blue. They have a transparent background that has to be replaced with the pictures from step 2.

- 2 Portal logos. One is bigger than the other one, I cut the letters out and glued them under and over the portals, this looks a lot more professional ;)

- A nice picture of my favorite cube, the Companion one! I just don't like the feeling of wasting space, cut it out or throw it away, I don't mind.

The template is available for a white and a (dark) brown background, because the boundary of the portals are blurred. The picture down there shows what it looks like, but please don't use this, because it is way too small.

Here you can get the template in both colors:
https://dl.dropbox.com/u/21203905/Papercraft/portaldoor.zip

Step 2: The pictures

Make 2 pictures, from the 2 views you will hang your portals, for example like this one. If you can, go a bit behind the point where the portal will be, so you can get more of the room behind it on the photo (This does only work with doors, don't try to take a photo through the wall ;)).

Step 3: The marriage

Picture of The marriage
...of the photos with the template. Put them under the portals (Does that work in Paint? Guess not, if you can, use Paint Shop, Photo Shop, Gimp or something else) and resize them that they fit. Therefore, you will have to create new layers under the portal-layer where you can put your photos. You may have to erase some parts of one picture, so that it doesn't cover the other one. Save this as a png or something that is not jpeg and bmp (Or you can spend years while uploading).

This is what it should look like:
Wheatley12026 months ago
hi
im new on instructables
What size paper do you recommend?
kamibox.de (author)  porkchoppiggy1 year ago
I used A0, but it could be bigger.
could you also send it to me? My email is 31860@cggs.act.edu.au
kamibox.de (author)  porkchoppiggy1 year ago
The link in the description does actually work, it is just linked wrong and I can't change it at the moment.

This one works: https://dl.dropbox.com/u/21203905/Papercraft/portaldoor.zip
Thank you!
Xfrim3 years ago
HOW U GET THA CAMERA?
Its papercraft. Go to www.papercraftmuseum.com and search portal.
Could you send me this temptate? My email: spidymistrz@gmail.com.
Could you please email me the image because none of these links work?
My email is mrrandomnez@hotmail.com
i think it would be cool if you could somehow display video on the "portals" so you could have on upstairs and one downstairs and be able to see what is coming from the other camera.
can you send me the template my Email is: alcatraz2033@yahoo.com
erowe2 years ago
This is amazing. Could you upload the template again?
batonas2 years ago
great idea but you should cut a hole in the door for more realism :D
jjunod12 years ago
What I did was sorta a play-off of think geeks portal shirt (here) http://www.thinkgeek.com/stuff/41/portal-tshirt.html and i kinda made a frame by printing it twice then i put a screen in them then sealed it
andyxxpanda2 years ago
it would be cooler if you hung one on the oposite side of the room
championx52 years ago
only thing fail about this is if u take the picture during theday then itll look fake at night
Need to have part of the door as glass...
UpgradeTech3 years ago
I'm sorry, but I've tried all the links in the comments and I cannot find the template anywhere. Could you repost it?
kamibox.de (author)  UpgradeTech3 years ago
I hope this one works http://www.fileshost.com/download.php?id=5C2E8C9F1
Not working either. Try a different file sharing site, or set up a torrent. Torrents are more reliable than file sharing sites, if you can get enough seeders. You could also set up something on an image sharing site. I am not sure how large the file is, but Flickr has the larges limit (to my knowledge) of 10 mb
tinker2342 years ago
hey could i add a projecter and 2 cameras to make a projected image of each side if they change also be cool to have a hole so you could walk thourgh
tinker2342 years ago
wow hey could cut a hole in the door to go thourgh
blanchae2 years ago
I wonder if it would better using a mirror instead of a picture?
this was a triumph.
i'm making a note here, huge success!
AMAZING!
jarnold32 years ago
This was a triumph...
monkeys982 years ago
could i make it bigger so that each portal can cover more of the door?
reddog923962 years ago
Hah ! Nice! You should have just cut a hole in the door! LOL that would have been funny I can see people's reactions

"Woah an actual portal!"
You know it might be easier to get a door with a round window in it and just paint the portal around it.
What's the point of having a door if anyone could see through it then? Yeah, I tought so...
hmm you do have a point there, :s
ok, i will talk about the portal on the outside, so the cameras see what is in the room ad the projector projects the image onto the door.
you doo the same with the other side
Just make it so that it can be closed.
you could make an iris like on cameras
nclarke2 years ago
Should I use Paint Shop, or Paint Shop? Which do you think would be easier?
Higley10892 years ago
I made a much smaller version using paint.net a regular printer and a camera.
(i needed to make a small one anyway. My door isnt Flat)
How do you do that im noob with photoshop
you simply take the two photos, drag one onto the other, and resize, or remove any nonwanted areas.
asarris2 years ago
I like it just cant find paper that big, i took my dads old projector and a web cam and hooked it up together. Then i put one of your portal image on the other side and i had a portal that i can outside and they think its fake.
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