This type of model is adapted from characters in the game, stories, animals, real objects in life, designed by the designers to print and assemble into 3D models.
This type is especially easier to design than many other types due to the development of current 3D design software, so the number of models and types is also the most diverse.
Lightbox is actually a box, with lights inside and many layers of folded paper in different depth sequences. Thanks to the shading effect of the lights in the box, the final product looks like an art frame with a very unique depth.
This is the kind that we often see on the shops that sell decorations but don’t realize it is papercraft.
Popup cards are actually greeting cards, anniversary cards, when opened, they will erect a floating model that has some meaning.
Advantages of Papercraft
The reason why this discipline was soon forgotten 10 years ago is because the beautiful, eye-catching Papercraft models often come with incredible difficulty. In Japan, people who are good at Papercraft can still be promoted to artisans and gain high social status.
Papercraft always has the personal characteristics of the owner in every model made. It can show the installer’s feelings in each spot where the stickers are posted.
Papercraft’s finished products have become a unique and diverse display item that few people have.
Another advantage of Papercraft compared to other hobbies is that this type is very economical, low cost models and bundled tools are cheap and easy to find.