Xander, the newest addition to the Twitch series is now available for download here. Xander rocks red streaks in his hair, a koi tattoo and a bleeding heart shirt featuring lyrics from Paramore’s ‘My Heart’.
Also, the Twitch blank template has been updated and is now online. The modifications should allow for an easier build. For those of you interested in taking a shot at doing a custom, head on over to the Twitch page.
More! Paper Totem! Customs!
Speakerbugs! by UK artist Ben the Illustrator
This rockin’ Paper Totem! by Loulou & Tummie
Little Monsta’s! by Sal Azad
Double Trouble by Lunartik
All of these fantastic paper toys are courtesy of Dolly Oblong and contributing artists and are available at Dolly’s site Dollyoblong.com
While you’re there, be sure to download Bang Bang & Paper Stickies as well.
Calling All Cars and Snake Eyes by Horrorwood
Calling All Cars Wave 2, featuring more great artists is now available here.
Also be sure to check out these amazing Horrorwood and Nanibird collaborations.
The latest additions to the Cubeecraft universe. They’re all awesome! You can find them at Cubeecraft.com
Harlancore’s PersonaFan series 4 : Devil Summoners VS Darkstalkers
To keep yourself occupied until the release, download and build the latest paper toys from his BOXPUNX series 7 : Innocence and Rainbows
It’s International Urban Paper Toy Week. Celebrate by building a paper toy, creating a paper toy, spreading the word about paper toys or joining Nice Paper Toys.
The Urban Paper book launch party & papertoy show was a huge success! Check out this video from the show courtesy of the good people at SpankyStokes.com that features interviews with Brian Castleforte and Matt Hawkins. Also check out some photos from the show courtesy of Scott Schaller and the Cabrillo Design Crew.
Calling All Cars!
In conjunction with the launch party, Horrorwood has released the first wave of his Calling All Cars! Series. Download the templates from Horrorwood’s website.
Ape Not A Monkey
In celebration of Urban Paper Toy Week, Marshall Alexander has surprised us with another one-piece paper toy wonder, Ape Not A Monkey. Download him from Marshall’s site, MarshallAlexander.net
Nick Knite has a few little big whales available for download at his website. Get the original Kujira designed by Nick as well as few other customs by some great artists. Itadakimas!
Paper Totem! by Dolly Oblong has made an appearance. The first custom design to be introduced comes from Shin Tanaka and is now available at DollyOblong.com
Tougui just shared his custom for Paper Totem! which will hopefully be available soon on Dolly’s website as well.
Boxpunx Series 7: Innocence & Rainbows
Jason Harlan is working on his new series of Boxpunx. Get the first two templates from www.harlancore.com and be sure to check his site occasionally for more models from this series.
If you haven’t already picked up your copy of Urban Paper by Matt Hawkins, we highly recommend you do so. The book includes loads of awesome paper toys with interviews from the designers as well as a DVD full of templates and other goodies! Get a copy of the book by clicking on the Amazon link on Matt’s website Custom Paper Toys.
If you’re in the Los Angeles area, help Matt celebrate the release of Urban Paper on May 2nd at Mobius, 3300 W. 6th St. @ 7pm. Matt, Brian Castleforte aka Nicebunny and Christopher Bonnette will be there to sign books. Don’t miss it!
Calling All Cars
Horrorwood, one of the artists featured in Urban Paper, is also celebrating the release of the book by calling all customizers to customize his paper toy, “Go Bananas”. There are lots of great customs popping up. Here are some of the recent ones:
by Scott Schaller
by Jason Harlan
Paper toy artist and maker of the cutest plush dolls around, Dolly Oblong, has teamed up with Portuguese magazine Smash! to create Smasher! This paper toy is exclusive to Smash! so if you live in an area that distributes the magazine, go out and get it. Visit Dolly’s website for more paper toys and plush dolls.
Foldskool Heroes to the Rescue
One of our favorite designers, Sal Azad, received word that the Foldskool Heroes created by Marshall Alexander have played a positive roll at his local street kids foundation. Read more about the project on Sal’s website. For Foldskool Heroes, visit Marshall Alexander’s website.
R2-D2 has just been added to the Cubeecraft collection making it a total of 200. Other recent additions include Jack Cayman from Madworld by Roth, Blanka and Carl Fredrickson by Bradley Lindsay. See more at Cubeecraft.com.