"Paper Toys" thrived for quite a few good years "on the TOYSREVIL-blog, where I had exclusive paper toys for free downloads, for event sales, a contest (Dookie-Poo Paper Jam), and I even wrote a "Forward" for a paper toy book "Urban Paper" back in 2009! Then newsery quietened down to nary a peep the last few years (or rather, news stopped popping into my humble inbox), whereas the paper toy culture remain active in Facebook groups, and I suspect select quarters which paper toy enthusiasts themselves thrived in…
So it was with quite a surprise I was graciously asked by book curator and paper toy practitioner Nick Knite to write a "Forward" for PAPER ROBOTS. And while I had only posted a few IG snaps before, today I'll share a few more page snaps!
I Love Robots. I Love the designs in the book, love the creations - most of which left me in awe and delightful wonder, and if I were brave enough, I would frame up most of the printed template pages! Although of course I should instead make paper robots out of them, I know, I know … :)
For folks interested in expanding your paper toy collection, with superbly designed ready-to-make printed paper robots (25 of them), then PAPER ROBOTS is the tome for YOU! Currently purchasable here on Amazon and as well from the book publishers ullmann-publishing.com. Released in September 2913, also do check in with your fav retailer(s) and/or bookshops to see if they stock it.
DESCRIPTION: "A must-have for papertoy fans and soon-to-be fans of all ages! In this book you will find 25 robots to assemble. Each wild and unusual design comes with its own interesting and unique background story. These robots and their stories were created by the most renowned papertoy artists from around the world. The artists were selected by one of the foremost papertoy designers, Nick Knite, who has a network of fans and fellow artists worldwide. All the robot templates in this book are perforated and scored, making them easy to assemble. Just pop out the individual parts, fold them, glue them together according to the instructions, and then—set these robots loose!"
(VIEW individual images HERE on my Facebook-album)