Spooky paper toys!
June 12, 2005 11:40 PM   Subscribe

A little early for Halloween, Ray O'Bannon creates charming and spooky paper toys--some with moving parts--that you can print out and build at home.
posted by frykitty (12 comments total)
are all of those actually paper kitty???????
posted by Laszlo at 11:44 PM on June 12, 2005

There is a string involved somewhere, and I'm not sure about the handle on the bat, but yes, the author says print them out on card stock.

I hope I have the patience to put some of these together in October.
posted by frykitty at 11:47 PM on June 12, 2005

i know i wouldnt have the patients...good on ya
posted by Laszlo at 12:05 AM on June 13, 2005

patience..hehe spelling
posted by Laszlo at 12:06 AM on June 13, 2005

I'm pretty sure the following has been posted in the past, but worth mentioning in this thread as well... the "Gathering for Gardner" Dragon
posted by HuronBob at 4:21 AM on June 13, 2005

These are lovely. But cardstock and x-acto knives? I foresee stitches in my future.
posted by mkhall at 8:13 AM on June 13, 2005

HuronBob, I made the dragon, but it didn't work as well as the one in the video. I think it has something to do with the shadows in my office.
posted by MrMoonPie at 8:42 AM on June 13, 2005

I find the dragon works best if you bend its head back a little bit.
posted by Happy Monkey at 10:25 AM on June 13, 2005

posted by Doug at 10:47 AM on June 13, 2005

This worked great for me. Suggestion to those who try this: after building it, let it be for a while - I had to let my mind forget about it a little so I could see the effect. ALso, closing one eye helped a lot too.
posted by BlueScreen at 11:02 AM on June 13, 2005

oh my god, I love this! Thanks, frykitty.
posted by scody at 5:37 PM on June 13, 2005

I love love love it
posted by Francesnash at 8:34 AM on June 17, 2005

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