Raw Gums traditionally comes from Native American Mythology. In this
paper toy I decided to make the baby skinless, it is definitely more
scary that way.
The Chum Chum template was a perfect fit for this characters
proportions and demeanor.
This particular version of Raw Gums will appear in Grisly Tales, a
Graphic Novel written by Roger Lewis and illustrated by me.
To view more progress of the graphic novel.
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Takes 2 sheets of card stock
3 points of articulation
Blank model is approximately 5.5" tall (139.7mm)
Can be designed to be looking upwards or downwards to express a wider
range of emotion.
Make sure you are having fun. 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