I swear, it's like whack-a-mole around here, on my papercraft shelf the moment! It's Digletts and Dugtrios a go-go!
Hopefully there aren't any more versions of this Pokémon for me to build ... is so, I might have to fob it off to one of my other team-mates, because I'm all Pokémole-d out! Thanks to Brandon for this model.
So anyway, this is another sneak-peek at another one of the 22 Pokédolls that will be released on Paperpokés shortly.
Here's the Completed-TB-PokéDoll list up to date:
Bulbasaur Pokédoll by ~Lyrin-83 [link] Charmander Pokédoll by ~Lyrin-83 [link] Squirtle Pokédoll by ~Lyrin-83 [link] Clefairy Pokédoll by ~PaperBuff [link] Tentacool Pokédoll by ~PaperBuff [link] Voltorb Pokédoll by ~PaperBuff [link] Staryu Pokédoll by ~PaperBuff [link] Surf Pikachu Pokédoll by ~PaperBuff [link] Gengar Pokédoll by me [link] Pikachu Pokédoll by me [link] Magikarp Pokédoll by me [link] Jigglypuff Pokédoll by me [link] Grimer Pokédoll by me [link]
This is the proudest moment in my papercraft "career"!
This model was supposed to be our Paperpoké's launch model, but that plan didn't quite pan out. But, I guess, better late than never. And as a small electric mouse once said: "Pi-pi-pi, pika-CHUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU!"
Special thanks go to POdragon (~Jynxie [link]) and Brandon (~z8-0 [link]) for helping me out with some of the 3D stuff.
These are Brandon's Sunflora, keep an eye out for them on your blog [link] around May.
Together they have a grand total of 30 cents (in 5¢ pieces) inserted into them for stability.
The reason why there are so many of them is because of this:
The one on the right was the prototype, and had major falling backwards issues. The only way to make it stand independently was to glue a penny into the end of each arm and glue one on the inside of it's bottom - 15¢.
The second one on the left was the final version, but I accidentally glued the two bottom sections of it's neck on back to front, which gives it a sky-gazer posture. This one also has a penny glued to the inside of it's groin, just in case - 5¢.
Then the second one on the right has an alternate face texture. It's pose is finally correct, but I chose to glue the arms on upside down at the last minute. I accidentally glued a penny in the wrong spot (it's bottom) and had to use a counter balance penny on it's tummy, which you can just see the imprint of ... darn - 10¢.
And the one on the left is the final edit, finally built correctly!
I think that they look like they are having a wonderful conversation, don't you? Something like: "No seriously - it was THIS big!" *group laughter*
This model was so easy, it was a really nice change. I finished this one in ... um ... let's see, I watched "Life on Mars" and "Dexter" on TV ... so I guess, a couple hours or so. Not so slow, LOL!
I think I may have stuck it's tounge on upside-down, but it still looks good, so no big deal. But I guess that's what happens when you DON'T build in front of the PDO. Many thanks to Brandon for this pooooooooooooké