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Zelda life size papercraft 1 by minidelirium Zelda life size papercraft 1 by minidelirium
I finally got pictures of my life size Zelda! she is 170cm tall (5'6''), the upper body is built in 160/g-paper, the skirt in 200/g-paper. she took 226h to build and I gave her away for free to a woman I didn't know before this build.

if you have any questions, just ask! I'm so proud over her! :woohoo:

the template can be downloaded from the talented template master PaperJuke
here are the links for download!
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[link]

photo by MissDeliana [link] - the woman who is now the proud owner of this piece of papercraft! :squee:
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:icongoddessofadventure:
goddessofadventure Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014  Student General Artist
Omg i finally found you
the person who made this
its you
* gives congragulatory thumbs up *
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:iconmudkipgirl24:
MudkipGirl24 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
OMG. You may be my new favorite person.
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:iconminidelirium:
minidelirium Featured By Owner May 25, 2014  Hobbyist
Thanks! That's very sweet of you to say. :)
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:iconmudkipgirl24:
MudkipGirl24 Featured By Owner May 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
No literally. I'm not even kidding.
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:iconminidelirium:
minidelirium Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014  Hobbyist
:blushes:
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GraceUhReeee Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014
Wow this is amazing!! I was wondering if you printed all of that at home or did you go to a print place and do it.... Can't imagine how many ink cartridges that took..
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:iconminidelirium:
minidelirium Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014  Hobbyist
thanks! :)
I printed it at home and I have no idea of how much ink was spent since I buy XL-cartridges and it didn't run dry for the aprox. 200 pages it took. :)
also, she is not a very dark model, so not a lot of ink was needed. not as with Link.
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:icongraceuhreeee:
GraceUhReeee Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014
Oh wow! That's awesome. I've wanted to make life size models, but the ink was always an issue with me. I should look into those cartridges :D 
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:iconminidelirium:
minidelirium Featured By Owner May 25, 2014  Hobbyist
Go for a light model if you're going to make something life sized. That way you won't spend too much on ink. ;)
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:icongraceuhreeee:
GraceUhReeee Featured By Owner May 29, 2014
Alright. Thanks!!
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:iconm4sterdoom:
m4sterdoom Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014
just wow..
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:iconminidelirium:
minidelirium Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014  Hobbyist
:bow:
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:iconnightwalkerxxx:
nightwalkerxxx Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014
minidelirium, hello! i adore the zelda papercraft that you did!!! I just printed all the pages and I am about to cut them. Is there anyway to know where the pieces go together? Because I'm losing hope as I sit here and look at all these pages!
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:iconminidelirium:
minidelirium Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist
I tried to put them in a pile so that the pile followed the pages if you see what I mean? that way, if you need to know where a part should go or what part to use, you just look at the pepakura file and then search through the pile (without disturbing the order) for the part you need, or for a part from the same page that has a more significant shape or so, that way you might find the right piece more easily)

even though I did this, I accidentally got the order wrong for a few parts and had to sit and compare the part in my hand to EVERY part that looked remotely like it in the file... exhausting stuff, but since almost all of the parts looks a bit specific I at least got them all where they should go after sorting through the pile a fair few times. but if you try to keep the order it'll be easier!

(oh and be sure not to drop the pile! I did that twice CURSE YOU!  and it was a pain in the ass to sort it again)
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nightwalkerxxx Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014
Thanks so much, I did exactly as you told me. Started with foot then went up to the thigh. Then things started to get difficult from here, lol. Then I thought, why would I need the legs if she's wearing a dress, lol.
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:iconminidelirium:
minidelirium Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014  Hobbyist
haha yeah, I did the exact samt thing! :XD:
I made her legs and then they wouldn't support her weight anyway so I put them aside. I started from the tip of her hair inward, until I had the head and neck done, then I made her arms, starting from the fingertips, and glued them to her shoulders before I went on to build her body and dress.
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Axel3601 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2014
omg
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:iconminidelirium:
minidelirium Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014  Hobbyist
:heart:
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:iconanimeluver5550:
animeluver5550 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
She's taller than me o.o
So awesome! I love doing papercrafts, I think I'm gonna try this x3 Though I'll have to get a step stool, I'm only 5'0"!
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:iconminidelirium:
minidelirium Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2013  Hobbyist
haha I'm 5"1' and I hung her on a lamp pole and put that on a small stool, but I'd really go for some kind of mannequinne pole or so.
you don't need to climb though, you won't need to do that if you just hang her on something higher than she is when the time comes when you can't handle her very easily (for me that was after I'd built her down to her waist, that was the time to hang her on something).
oh also, she's pretty easy to make, just a cone with arms, really. :D
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:iconmaddiethehedgie:
maddiethehedgie Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
HOW DO YOU FRICKIN 
*DIES*
Faint-plz
 
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:iconminidelirium:
minidelirium Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013  Hobbyist
with time, effort, steady hands and a lot of patience. it's fun! :D
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:iconskullbrook:
SkullBrook Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2013  Hobbyist
I really admire you for giving away such beautiful thing. I wish i was the person who took it. xP
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:iconminidelirium:
minidelirium Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013  Hobbyist
aww, thank you! :D
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:iconocarinagreen:
OcarinaGreen Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my gosh that is amazing! :happybounce:
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:iconminidelirium:
minidelirium Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2013  Hobbyist
thanks! she was great fun to build! :)
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:iconocarinagreen:
OcarinaGreen Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Haha looks like it :D you're welcome!
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:iconmasamunemarth:
MasamuneMarth Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sweet! It's her pose from her official Brawl render art! :D

Although Link won't be happy to hear you gave her away! xD
Then again, I guess there's always Twilight Princess Midna to keep Link company! x3
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:iconminidelirium:
minidelirium Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013  Hobbyist
I'm going to give away the life sized Midna I built too. :XD:
but I might get Link done before I get Midna out of my cellar and away to the recipient. then it'll be photos I suppose, though StudioofMM already took some photos like that of her own builds, I want my own! :D

also, just to be clear, I'm just the builder of this papercraft, the pose is PaperJukes work. I think he ripped it from SSBB trophy section or something like that. she was great fun to build! :D
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:iconmasamunemarth:
MasamuneMarth Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That is so cool. Props to PaperJukes as well.
one time, i did a papercraft of a Chao from this Sonic Adventure 2 site. i wasn't very good at it back then, and it looked a bit lopsided. xP
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:iconminidelirium:
minidelirium Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013  Hobbyist
but at least you finished it! that's often good enough to learn stuff for the next build. :D
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silverlunawolf6 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
H-Holy crap... How did... Just... Wow.
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:iconminidelirium:
minidelirium Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013  Hobbyist
haha, it's really just about having patiance and being meticoluos. it's like a big 3D-puzzle. you print the pieces on thick paper, cut them out, fold every fold and glue them together. it's a VERY time consuming hobby but I love it. :D
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B1ui3 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Totallt AWSOME! Målar du pappret? Eller hur går dte till med färgen? :) Hur som helst... *thumbs UP*
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:iconminidelirium:
minidelirium Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist
man printar ut bitarna med färg, skär/klipper ut dem, viker dem och limmar ihop dem som ett enormt 3D-pussel. det tar enormt mycket mer tid än det ser ut som. varje polygon är utskuren, vikt för hand och limmad liksom. det är en cool form av modellbygge. :D
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B1ui3 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oj va coolt! :D Vilket jobb! Jag kan verkligen tänka mig att det är enormt tidskrävande och pyssligt... Jag har bara klippt och klistrat smågrejer i mina dar, och jag tyckte det tog tid... :P grymt bra är det!
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:iconminidelirium:
minidelirium Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013  Hobbyist
mhm. jag älskar det. älskar att få tunnelseende och bara falla ner i papercraften och upptäcka flera timmar senare att jag glömt att äta, glömt att gå på toa etc etc. det är ljuvligt.
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B1ui3 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Jaaa visst är det underbart! :) Så gör jag också när jag väl sätter igång med något. Oavsett om det är Minecraft eller om jag målar/ritar. Underbart är det! Hur länge har du hållit på?
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:iconminidelirium:
minidelirium Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2013  Hobbyist
har papercraftat sen sommaren 2008 ungefär.
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:iconmarudeth:
Marudeth Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013
Wow, this is one of the most amazing papercrafts I've ever seen. You must have spent a lot of ink and pages. :'D It's beautiful.
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:iconminidelirium:
minidelirium Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013  Hobbyist
thank you! yeah, and it didn't help that I had to recut almost the entire model since I cut her from too thin paper from the start and had to go up a thickness. I realized my mistake after doing her head and noticing it was far too thin and fragile. it was a stupid mistake and it could've saved me at least 60-80h or so just in cutting.
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:iconmarudeth:
Marudeth Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013
Wow, you really have a lot of patience xD If that happened to me, I would have burnt everything xDD
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:iconminidelirium:
minidelirium Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013  Hobbyist
yup, I suspect that waiting for the bus for an hour after school every day for 10 years shaped my patience. :D
I really really wanted to build her since she seemed so simple and fun to make. but I've actually had the idea to burn a large and time consuming project, like those Tibetan monks that make those exuisit sand mandalas, just to sweep them together when they are done, to symbolize the transitory nature of material life. but so far I haven't had the strength to do that. I guess I'm not as cool as those monks yet. :XD:
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Britterzbee Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
My god, this is the coolest thing ever!! :D
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:iconminidelirium:
minidelirium Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013  Hobbyist
thank you very much! I did my best. :D
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EllieTheSheephead Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
WOW! This is amazing! wonderfully detailed and the size!
it's even taller than me.... ^^;
You have done an amazing work!
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:iconminidelirium:
minidelirium Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2013  Hobbyist
thank you very much! it was probably one of my most fun builds ever. :D
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:iconinfernojuggernaut:
InfernoJuggernaut Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013
I can't use pdo files. Is there a way I can just get the 2D version?
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:iconminidelirium:
minidelirium Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013  Hobbyist
you'll have to ask PaperJuke about that, I've just built the model that PaperJuke created.
here's a link to PaperJuke [link]
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InfernoJuggernaut Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2013
Good. thank you. :)
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