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Nightmare Moon papercraft 1of4
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Published: September 1, 2011
This is a papercraft kit for the character Nightmare Moon from My Little Pony Friendship is Magic. Download and print the full 300dpi versions for best results. Printed on A4/letter size paper the model stands approximately 20cm (8") tall. 140gsm paper recommended.

Model designed and textured in Autodesk Maya 2011 Student, unwrapping and layout performed in Pepakura Designer 3, final tweaks and composition completed in Adobe Photoshop CS.

MLP:FiM and characters are property of Hasbro and Lauren Faust. Made only for fun and non-profit use, out of appreciation for the excellent animated show.
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dragon1978's avatar
its interesant.... 
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Cat-MorrisonHobbyist Digital Artist
no king sombra papercraft
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PurpleShineDrawsHobbyist Artisan Crafter
what stay's there?
Bellyrump?
bellyump.___.
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blackrrose2Hobbyist General Artist
Love it
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WarriorCatsBattleHobbyist General Artist
Is it ok if I make a Princess Luna papercraft out of the Nightmare Moon, but give all credit to you?(but ill give credit to hasbro for luna :))
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LoivissaxxxHobbyist Artisan Crafter
Some one is selling this [link]
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TemboProfessional Interface Designer
I came here to say this. :'D
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foxigirl1Hobbyist Digital Artist
Can I borrow it to make my own
mistshika's avatar
do you have the actual pepakura files we can has?
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muffinshireHobbyist General Artist
I'm afraid there's a whole lot of tweaking that goes on in Photoshop between Pepakura Designer's output files and the patterns you see uploaded here. I'm not sure if it's a problem with Pepakura Designer itself or the UV maps on the objects exported from Maya, but some of the textures get distorted and have to be manually corrected. Also Pepakura Designer's texture resolution limit hobbles large parts like the mane and tail, so those components were designed in a 2D vector program and added later.

The long and short of it is that the .PDO project files bear very little resemblance to what you see in the final patterns, and backporting all the tweaks would take hours and still not be the same as the processed versions. Sorry!
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LightningHoofAUSHobbyist Artist
awesome
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PixelsBoltStrokeHobbyist General Artist
Hope I didn't have plans for tommorrow...
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