Re-creating Art

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Introduction: Re-creating Art

Browsing paper art in google a came across, an amazing paper sculpture by Eric Standley ( you can just google his name + paper + scuplture ).

I wanted to re-create it. the process wasnt that simple. since i had few picture on the web to start from.

Step 1: Drawing the Pattern

I used the original picture as a template, and used illustrator to draw lines and shapes.

i am attaching the illusttaor vector file here.

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Step 2: Cutting the Pattern

i got access to the laser cutter in my friends school. Then i was able to cut the patterns on paper scheets. all in all i had to use 130 layers.

my design files will be uploaded here.

Step 3: Getting the Shape Together

I started putting the layers on each other, just to have an idea on how everything is going to be, and have an idea on what colors i can choose.

Step 4: Glue and Color Everything

Once i had an idea about how the shape is going to be, i alternate coloring the layers and glue them together.

Step 5: The Finished Pattern

and this is how my pattern is looking once finished. I hope someone get inspired :)

Papercraft Contest 2015

Second Prize in the
Papercraft Contest 2015

Epilog Contest VII

Participated in the
Epilog Contest VII

1 Person Made This Project!

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35 Comments

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KaranN14
KaranN14

3 years ago

Could you please share the entire design file?

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Mariea3
Mariea3

5 years ago

GREAT GREAT GREAT JOB, this is beautiful; i glad you are good enough to share with us, but, art should never be hidden

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Imaginethis1
Imaginethis1

5 years ago

Beautiful! Very nicely done and organize! I love the various colors you used, they really compliment the pattern(s) you created. Unbelievable this is made most from cardboard....

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seamster
seamster

5 years ago

This is so cool!

What kind of paper did you use?

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watchmeflyy
watchmeflyy

5 years ago

130 layers! -- Your dedication is admirable, and your execution even more so. Nice job!

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sabu.dawdy
sabu.dawdy

5 years ago

Will work perfect if transformed into a paper ring

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Makermom2
Makermom2

5 years ago

Can't wait to get the PDF and try it with paper!!

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Aremon
Aremon

5 years ago

Great! Wanna share the layers file? ;)

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stregoi
stregoi

Reply 5 years ago

i will share the source files, as soon as i get my computer back.

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Corroder
Corroder

5 years ago

the final product is just WOW

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stregoi
stregoi

Reply 5 years ago

thanks

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stregoi
stregoi

Reply 5 years ago

thanks

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nette117
nette117

5 years ago

WOW! You blow my mind.

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stregoi
stregoi

Reply 5 years ago

thanks

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momoluv
momoluv

5 years ago

This is absolutely stunning!

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stregoi
stregoi

Reply 5 years ago

thanks

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martiro7
martiro7

5 years ago

That's incredible! Great work.