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Inception paper sculpture. - ldhenson
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Inception paper sculpture.
The local craft store had a sale on cardstock yesterday. I've never worked with cardstock before, so it seemed like the perfect opportunity to try it out. It worked just as I'd hoped for this project.

Free-standing Inception paper sculpture.


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This one follows the "rules" of my other paper cuttings: It's all one continuous piece of paper (in fact, aside from several sections taken out of the base no paper has been removed at all, which is a first for me); no adhesives; cutting and folding only.

A few more angles in different lighting:











Thanks to the thickness of the paper it stands up quite well on its own. I'm pretty much won over by cardstock.








It stands just under 4" tall, with a 7.5" long luxury hotel corridor.

Cut from a 7.5" x 11" sheet.



Sculpture II


X-posted to inceptionfilm (here), craftgrrl (here), geekcrafts (here), inception_art (here), my dA

This project was featured at Geek Crafts!

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prosodi From: prosodi Date: November 14th, 2010 11:23 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'm seriously in love with all of these, but I totally think this is my favorite. The tilt of the piece makes the whole thing just fantastically dynamic!
ldhenson From: ldhenson Date: November 15th, 2010 05:07 am (UTC) (Link)
Thank you! It was a challenge figuring out how to get this to stand up properly, as I'd never done this kind of thing before, but it worked out really nicely.
sully_is_hott From: sully_is_hott Date: November 14th, 2010 11:24 pm (UTC) (Link)
Woah! That's amazing!! :D
ldhenson From: ldhenson Date: November 15th, 2010 05:07 am (UTC) (Link)
Thanks very much!
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ldhenson From: ldhenson Date: November 15th, 2010 05:28 am (UTC) (Link)
Thank you!

The tilt actually didn't work properly the way I originally designed it, and I had a sinking feeling I'd have to scrap it and start over. But I'd already finished cutting most of the entire thing by then, including Arthur, and I couldn't just give that up. I managed to pull it out of the fire with a last-minute re-think that luckily worked!
matalinolukaret From: matalinolukaret Date: November 14th, 2010 11:46 pm (UTC) (Link)
That's fantastic and amazing. Dude I'm in awe.
ldhenson From: ldhenson Date: November 15th, 2010 05:29 am (UTC) (Link)
Thanks! I'm glad you like it.
celestineangel From: celestineangel Date: November 14th, 2010 11:55 pm (UTC) (Link)
THIS IS AMAZING, OMGs. :D
ldhenson From: ldhenson Date: November 15th, 2010 05:29 am (UTC) (Link)
Thanks very much!
anonymityblaize From: anonymityblaize Date: November 15th, 2010 12:28 am (UTC) (Link)
Ooooooooooooh! So pretty! <3
ldhenson From: ldhenson Date: November 15th, 2010 05:30 am (UTC) (Link)
Thank you!
nemesister From: nemesister Date: November 15th, 2010 01:00 am (UTC) (Link)
Oh, I wanted to tell you that you're amazing, but scrolling over the comments made me feel all unoriginal... THIS IS PRETTY GOOD!
ldhenson From: ldhenson Date: November 15th, 2010 06:17 pm (UTC) (Link)
Haha, well thank you!
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ldhenson From: ldhenson Date: November 15th, 2010 06:18 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thanks much!
chibi_lurrel From: chibi_lurrel Date: November 15th, 2010 01:59 am (UTC) (Link)
This is amazing.
ldhenson From: ldhenson Date: November 15th, 2010 06:18 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thank you!
jestana From: jestana Date: November 15th, 2010 03:03 am (UTC) (Link)
That's brilliant! You captured the feel of that scene perfectly! Well done!
ldhenson From: ldhenson Date: November 15th, 2010 06:36 pm (UTC) (Link)
That's exactly what I was aiming for, and in fact after I finished cutting my original design I went back and made a few improvements to the hallway details. So thank you!
sarahk_2009 From: sarahk_2009 Date: November 15th, 2010 04:14 am (UTC) (Link)
ZOMG! --Genius!-- 'nuf said. ;)
ldhenson From: ldhenson Date: November 15th, 2010 11:03 pm (UTC) (Link)
Aw, thanks :-)
epistolic From: epistolic Date: November 15th, 2010 04:40 am (UTC) (Link)
Wow!
ldhenson From: ldhenson Date: November 15th, 2010 11:03 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thanks!
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ldhenson From: ldhenson Date: November 15th, 2010 11:04 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thank you!
we_reflamingos From: we_reflamingos Date: November 15th, 2010 06:52 am (UTC) (Link)
Fantastic!
ldhenson From: ldhenson Date: November 15th, 2010 11:19 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thanks!
yagizami From: yagizami Date: November 15th, 2010 08:49 am (UTC) (Link)
WOW!!!!!!!! this is AMAZING! :O
ldhenson From: ldhenson Date: November 15th, 2010 11:20 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thanks very much!
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