Resident Blog — papercraft animal design
We are pumped to introduce you to Ashlee who is perhaps our most prolific Resident-teer! Hailing from the land-down-under, she has built half a dozen of our paper animal sculptures to date. With the self-proclaimed goal to eventually build every single one of our kits, Ashlee has tons of great insights and suggestions for a successful and enjoyable build. For Ashlee, carving out time for herself is what she most enjoys about constructing Resident kits. "Some people like meditating, and this I guess is my way of simply not thinking about anything and just relaxing. I find Resident kits therapeutic to build and once they are complete,...
One of our favorite parts of working on Resident is seeing pictures and hearing from you guys on how your Resident paper sculpture builds go. Last month we chatted with one of our mega-makers, Scott White. Check out our interview with Scott to find out some of his expert tips and tricks for a successful build, what TV shows he watches while he constructs his Resident’s, and what his #1 favorite thing about our DIY Papercraft Kits is.
Cecilia the Fox - Design Development What does it take to design one of Resident's fabulous paper animal sculptures?Quite a lot! Maybe more than you think. I’ll start out by saying, I believe strongly in multiple iterations, as my design process relies on failures. I create many versions of each design and through failing and finding what I don't like, I eventually end up with a design that I am really proud to put out there in the world. Let me walk you through the four versions I created before I ended up with the newest member of the Resident crew,...