Sadly this year I haven’t been able to create any papercrafts. So here is a repost from Chiu’s Figures 2 years ago.
Its almost Christmas and the figures at Kobayo are starting to decorate the place. As the title says ‘first is the tree’. You may remember the Christmas tree Hirai Yukari built 3 years ago on Chiu’s Figures, after Christmas which was too late. But now the Shana X BRS featuring Asukura Ryoko team will construct this amazing paper tree.
Firstly you will require some card, I used some perforated business card card. It’s all I could find although I don’t recommend using it because it tears too easily along the perforated lines. It worked fine last year so should be fine this year.
Go here http://www.figma.jp/pdf/XmasTree.pdf and download the pdf for the tree. Now just print it out on to the card and it should look something like this. If you have a laser colour printer then it will turn out sugoi if not inkjet is still ok like me. I didn’t have any ink in my printer since the last time I made this tree lol, so I ran down to get some since I needed to print shipping labels in colour (@_@). AND they were so expensive $100 OMG.
Here are the Manuel:
As stated in my previous post about this topic, if you can’t read Japanese, Learn!!! haha just kidding I know you are lazy so just look at the pictures they will be able to guide you enough. Who am I talking to?
Some utilities you may need sharp scissors, sharp glue (oh is so pointy!) and a sharp stanley knife and cutting mat which are optional but may provide useful.
Obviously cut it out, cutting consume a lot of your life I mean time. Last year it took about 2 hours but this year it became 3 hours, maybe we should have a figma xmas tree cutting competitions and you post your times here. (^o^)/
Make this into a cube.
Now to make the trunk use a pen/pencil’s body as a guide and roll this like sushi.
It should turn out something like this.
The base is a little tricky but…
It should turn out like this.
Naturally the leaves turn out like this…
Shana X BRS team featuring Asukura Ryoko come out to help!!! Finally!
huu = the sound one makes when exerting energy
Applying the glue.
Shana’s placing the leaves on the tree.
Shana: “WTF O_o”
And finally the star!
The tree is complete! it took over 7 hours!!! why??? these figures are so slow, I managed it in 4 hours with Hirai-san last year.
So what do you think? not bad for business cards and inkjet printers. But this year we will take it one step further. How??? Christmas lights??? oh god no! presents!!! ehh???
Well its kind of dark here so I have to use the camera’s flash light. OOOoooo boots filled with presents!
Christmas cake and a present!! Shana looks like she wants to nom nom that cake!
Everyone Merry Christmas!!! thanks for reading my blog! I love your comments!
Wait… I hear something…
Whats going on over there? O_o
Oh it looks like a couple!
Wait…!!! I know that guy!
Hey YOU GET AWAY FROM HER!!!