16 October 2020

LITWICK (Happy Halloween part 1!)



607 / LITWICK - Pokémon Papercraft
Name: Litwick
Type: Ghost/Fire
Species: Candle Pokémon
Height: 0.3 m (1′00″)
Weight: 3.1 kg (6.8 lbs.)
Interesting Facts: Litwick is a small, candle-like Pokémon with a purple flame atop its head, which is powered by life energy that it absorbs. Its body and two stubby arms are made primarily out of white wax. The folded, melted wax lays over its right eye, and leaves only the bright yellow left eye visible. It has a small smile under a protruding upper lip. Litwick pretends to guide people and Pokémon around by illuminating darkened areas. However, it is actually sucking away their life energy and leading them to the Ghost World.

THE PAPER MODEL
Height: 11.4 cm / 4.5 in
Width: 6.1 cm / 2.4 in
Depth: 6.6 cm / 2.6 in
Pages: 2
Pieces: 24
Level: Easy
Designer: Brandon
Photo: CrafterWong (including the chibi Litwick shown, which can be found here!)
NOTES: Build from the top down. Before attaching the last bottom piece, glue the head piece and then the flame to the desired position and then attach the last piece that does not have tabs.  
 
Download: A4 / Letter

Litwick Chibi by CrafterWong can be found here as well

09 October 2020

APPLIN



840 / APPLIN - Pokémon Papercraft
Name: Applin
Type: Grass/Dragon
Species: Apple Core Pokémon
Height: 0.2 m (0′08″)
Weight: 0.5 kg (1.1 lbs.)
Interesting Facts: Applin is both the lightest and shortest Dragon-type Pokémon. As soon as it's born, it burrows into an apple, which serves as a home, food source, and protection against preying bird Pokémon. The flavor of the apple determines which evolution Applin will evolve into.

THE PAPER MODEL
Height: 17.2 cm / 6.8 in
Width: 11.6 cm / 4.6 in
Depth: 18.4 cm / 7.2 in
Pages: 4
Pieces: 32
Level: Easy
Designer: Brandon
Photo: Feel free to submit your own at our email and we'll display the best/most creative!
NOTES: Everyone likes apples for Halloween candy, right? Haha. Much contrasting Golisopod, this one is pretty easy. Just build from the eyes down, attaching the tail when you can, and close at the bottom of the apple. Very direct, luckily.  
 
Download: A4 / Letter

02 October 2020

GOLISOPOD



768 / GOLISOPOD - Pokémon Papercraft
Name: Golisopod
Type: Bug/Water
Species: Hard Scale Pokémon
Height: 2. m (6′07″)
Weight: 108.0 kg (238.1 lbs.)
Interesting Facts: Golisopod has a shell as tough as diamond and retractable claws that can cleave seawater in two. While it is skillful in battle, it often meditates peacefully deep in seaside caves. It is sometimes accompanied by Wimpod. Golisopod will do anything to win a fight. When it sees an opening to take advantage of, Golisopod will use the small claws on its front legs to finish off its opponent. Grapploct is natural predator or prey of Golispod depending on who wins the fight.

THE PAPER MODEL
Height: 20.0 cm / 7.9 in
Width: 16.6 cm / 6.5 in
Depth: 24.0 cm / 9.5 in
Pages: 12
Pieces: 89
Level: Hard
Designer: Brandon
Photo: Shiny Golisopod received from Mark B via email!            
        For this one in particular, please contact us at Paperpokes@gmail.com once you've finished it, to discuss how the weight distribution works too! I imagine Goli needs a base, but I'm not completely sure the best way to approach it. 
NOTES: This one is tough, no way around that. It's also slightly indirect - you'll have to finish some parts of the body before starting to attach the armor, but you'll also have to slot in the waist armor before finishing the legs. The numbers on the template guide this, and reflect the slightly sporadic jumping between the appendages and the body. The main goal here is to build from the head down, then attaching the upper armor before moving too far down the waist. The arms and 'feelers' will attach just below the armor, gluing directly to the body on the outside. Ideally the lower hanging arm should also help support some of the weight/angle. From there, move down and completely make the waist armor before slotting it above the legs. Close the body at the leg indicated, and then attach the feet to the closed legs. 
 
Download: A4 / Letter



25 September 2020

AUDINO


531/ AUDINO- Pokémon Papercraft
Name: Audino
Type: Normal
Species: Hearing Pokémon
Height: 1.1 m (3′07″)
Weight: 31.0 kg (68.3 lbs.)
Interesting Facts: Audino has floppy ears with thin, curled extensions on the underside. It can use these ears as radars, and it has an incredible hearing ability. The feelers on its ears act like stethoscopes in that it can feel the beat of another Pokémon's heart, to assess the Pokémon's feelings and overall physical condition. The feelers are also able to determine when an Egg is close to hatching.

THE PAPER MODEL
Height: 18.0 cm / 7.1 in
Width: 15.5 cm / 6.1 in
Depth: 11.4 cm / 4.5 in
Pages: 5
Pieces: 53
Level: Medium
Designer: Brandon
Photo: Feel free to submit your own at our email and we'll display the best/most creative!
NOTES: The ears and feet might be the trickiest things, but nothing too awful. Start at the top of the head, making the ears and working down. Attach the arms as you can, then work the legs from the left foot to the right foot and close at the bottom of the right foot. Attach the tail as the numbers indicate, before closing the body. 
 
Download: A4 / Letter

18 September 2020

VIRIZION


640 / VIRIZION - Pokémon Papercraft
Name: Virizion
Type: Grass/Fighting
Species: Grassland Pokémon
Height: 2.0 m (6′07″)
Weight: 200.0 kg (440.9 lbs.)
Interesting Facts: Virizion is a stag or antelope-like, quadruped Pokémon that is primarily green. On the sides of its head are long horns that end in dull, curled points. It has a pointed snout with a black blaze running from its nose to the back of its head. Its face, hind legs, and underside are white. There is a pinked-tipped leaf on each side of its neck, and leafy tufts on its shoulders. On its back, there are pointed tufts of fur forming a medium-long tail. Its lower legs resemble knee-high boots with pink highlights at the knees, and it has black hooves.

THE PAPER MODEL
Height: 17.0 cm / 6.7 in
Width: 12.4 cm / 4.9 in
Depth: 12.9 cm / 5.1 in
Pages: 4
Pieces: 76
Level: Medium
Designer: Brandon
Photo: Feel free to submit your own at our email and we'll display the best/most creative!
NOTES: There are a few small pieces for the head/legs, but nothing too awful - just follow the numbers and work your way down from the head, attaching the front legs as you work your way back towards the tail. Make the tail before working your way down and closing at the bottom of the back legs. Each of the legs has the bottom half disconnected, to make it easier to close and attach, giving it the 'boot' like appearance.  

Download: A4 / Letter

14 September 2020

BASTIODON


411 / BASTIODON - Pokémon Papercraft
Name: Bastiodon
Type: Rock/Steel
Species: Shield Pokémon
Height: 1.3 m (4′03″)
Weight: 149.5 kg (329.6 lbs.)
Interesting Facts: Bastiodon is from roughly 100 million years ago. Despite its rough, intimidating appearance, Bastiodon is actually a docile, caring Pokémon that feeds on grass and Berries. Its steel-hard, shield-like face is capable of repelling any attack. When multiple Bastiodon line up, their faces form a wall that nothing can break through; this was how they protected their young. In stark contrast to its impenetrable frontal defense, it is vulnerable from behind. It seems to have lived in the same habitats as Rampardos, as evidenced by their fossils often being found together.

THE PAPER MODEL
Height: 14.0 cm / 5.5 in
Width: 14.6 cm / 5.7 in
Depth: 21.5 cm / 8.5 in
Pages: 6
Pieces: 53
Level: Easy-Medium
Designer: Brandon
Photo: CrafterWong (along with their Chibi Bastiodon pictured, which can be found here!)
NOTES: The head, body and legs are all separate pieces here to make it a bit easier to assemble everything at the end. In theory you can start with whichever set of pieces, but I would start with the head (still following the numbers), assemble the body, then finish out with the feet. Before gluing anything together go ahead and place the feet with the body to get a feel of how things go together, then start gluing the legs onto the feet. Attach the head to the neck next, being sure it's stable. The teeth and tusks can go on whenever as well, placing as shown in pictures/pdo. 
 

11 September 2020

WHIMSICOTT


547 / WHIMSICOTT- Pokémon Papercraft
Name: Whimsicott
Type: Grass/Fairy
Species: Windveiled Pokémon
Height: 0.7 m (2′04″)
Weight: 6.6 kg (14.6 lbs.)
Interesting Facts: Whimsicott can manipulate its body to pass through cracks, no matter how narrow. It takes advantage of this ability as a notorious prankster, moving things and leaving cotton balls behind. However, should it get wet, it will be too heavy to move and answer for its pranks. Despite weighing 14.6 lbs (6.6 kg), Whimsicott appears capable of "riding upon the wind" but whether this means they actually generate whirlwinds themselves or get carried by wind currents remains unclear. Whimsicott likes to spend time in the sunlight in order to grow its cotton, though it will tear off and scatter the cotton should it start to build up too much.

THE PAPER MODEL
Height: 17.3 cm / 6.8 in
Width: 15.2 cm / 6.0 in
Depth: 19.6 cm / 7.7 in
Pages: 7
Pieces: 40
Level: Medium
Designer: Brandon
Photo: Feel free to submit your own at our email and we'll display the best/most creative!
NOTES: Some of the pieces might be a little tricky, especially since the "cotton" of the body is somewhat circular, but the separate pieces should help with getting things just right before pulling everything together. Make the cotton main piece of the body first, gluing the small little cotton tufts around it on the outside as you go. Close this piece with the large flat piece of the front, attaching it to the top first and laying it down towards the bottom to close. The body that attaches to the cotton is a little complicated, but easy to work with since its open backed - the open back will glue to the cotton when done. Make the 2 pieces of the body, glue them together, glue them to the cotton and then attach the collar. 
Download: A4 / Letter