This Base Folk toy was inspired by my recent interest in Steam Punk
fashion and Music. The Midas-72 is a Gold, Brass, and Bronze robot that is
very informative and likes to talk a bit to much. For this paper toy I
did a lot of gradient experimentation on Adobe Illustrator.
Make sure you are having fun. Isn't that is what paper craft is all about?
Take your time.
Have extra craft knife blades handy. It is always best to cut with a
Cut rounded parts with scissors and straight parts with craft knife.
When scoring be careful not to score to deep and cut all the way
through the model.
Using the left over excess pieces of paper add a little glue to a
piece of paper and use another piece to spread the glue.
Use a stick for gluing hard to reach areas. I normally hold pieces
together for 10-15 seconds.
Tip: I spray my Paper Toys with Deft Clear Wood Finish Spray. It is a
clear lacquer spray. Please test it on a scrap printout first. You
would not want to spend all the time putting together a toy, then
spray it and have the ink smear. If your printer ink does not run,
spray it with 1 coat before cutting out and 1 coat after you have put