WALL-E!

Discussion in 'Pepakura Designs & Builds' started by Revell-Fan, Dec 13, 2018.

  1. Cybergrinder

    Cybergrinder Member Extraordinaire

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    Brilliant! love your story as well
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    @Rhaven Blaack & @Cybergrinder : Thank you! It was big fun to pose the model. The articulation really paid off. :)

    @zathros : The weather was so bad these days that I almost gave up taking some beauty pics outside. It was raining day by day by day, the air and the ground were still moist. So I had to act quick when suddenly the clouds dissolved. I took the model out during a lunch break and went to my old school which was demolished this summer. We have a lot of construction sites here at the moment (you could say that the whole town is a construction site ;) ), so if that hadn't worked I would have chosen another place. To protect it from the moisture in the ground I put some bubble wrap under its tracks. Later when I was looking at the pictures I was about to edit them out but then I remembered the scene in which Wall-E and EVE were crushing the bubble wrap in the movie, so I left it; that's how it became a little in-joke in the final picture set. The model is exactly 30 cm tall but it looks much larger in hand. I was surprised at how big it looked when it was finished. :)

    @blake7 : Julius' version is much smaller and simpler. But it has a number of movable joints built in; you can move the head and the arms which is more than Elso's model provides. I have printed a black and white copy of Julius' Wall-E on regular paper to test the abilities of my printer and to see how big this one would become. I haven't assembled it yet but it does look awesome, especially for that scale. I was thinking of making an enlarged B'n'L storage box for the big one but when I saw how big it turned out I thought it was too much of a hassle to make it because you had to take out the box first in order to get to the model. So it ended up with the model wrapped up in a white trash bag which was the most fitting way. ;)
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  3. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    I think you chose the perfect day. It is excellent photography too! :)
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    Did it?
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    Oopsie! Thank for the reminder. :)
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    How’s the patterns coming along?
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    I'm working on it! :)
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    I would like to build this for my niece, and also print out a simple version for her to build, she's 9. is there such a thing, pls?
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    spaceagent-9 Right Hand Man and Confidant Moderator

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    Thanks everyone!!
  13. Revell-Fan

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    Whoopsie! My speed is down at the moment but it's being restored in two days. I'll check if there is another source then. Of course I do have the file.
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    I was looking for an alternative download. It seems that there is none. I suggest to PM Elso directly and ask him to re-upload the file. BTW, it is a huge one (119 MB)!