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Papercraft - Your Number One Fan by JackOfMostTrades Papercraft - Your Number One Fan by JackOfMostTrades
:iconscootplz::iconsaysplz: Hey Rainbow Dash! Have I mentioned today that I'm your #1 fan? Say, while I'm here you want to, uhhhhh, hang out or something?

While this probably bears some similarity to one of my earlier works, it's actually inspired by an unrelated deviation by ~ForsakenSharikan (which itself was inspired by work by *RaunchyOpposition).

Most of all though, this is the first papercraft I've done since I moved to Argentina for my semester abroad. I didn't bring any materials with me, but when I decided that I was going to have plenty of free time to keep pursuing hobbies while I'm here, I spent a week scouring art shops for supplies. There are some imperfections resulting from my unfamiliarity with the new tools and reduced collection of colors, but overall I'm pleased with how well this one came out. Hopefully this means I'll be able to create a few more good papercrafts before I get back to the USA.

Finding a frame was also a bit of an arduous task (there aren't any framing stores that I found, so I mostly had to just browse a bunch of random shops), but in the end I'm pretty pleased with the frame with which I ended up.
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BroNeko Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013
cool!
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NikiThePerson Featured By Owner May 22, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Oh. My. God. This is the single coolest thing I've ever seen!!!
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asluc96 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh yeah, I remember you showed me this back in the Ponicon!
As I promised, I droped by to your DA account ;)
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GabiAPF Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013
I had the honor of seeing the original artwork at PoniCon. It's amazing!

And it was great meeting you too. :)
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JackOfMostTrades Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2013
Thanks! I've mostly just shared pictures of my work online, so it was great being able to show off something in person while I was here. And PoniCon was tons of fun! It was great meeting you and so many other amazing people! I hope I'll get to hang out with you some more while I'm in Argentina.
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GabiAPF Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2013
Me too. :) Not only is your art amazing, but it was also great to finally meet someone who can understand what my thesis is about! :D
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GrayOwlEyes Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice!
What brand of cardstock do you use for these?
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JackOfMostTrades Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013
For this one in particular I used Fabriano paper, which is definitely high quality paper and was available in a lot of colors at the local art stores (if you count, I think there are about 20 different colors used in this one work). However, it's also more expensive than cardstock I've used in my other papercrafts, for which I've generally used Canson cardstock since my local art store at home sells individual 8.5"x11" sheets for about $0.55 each.
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GrayOwlEyes Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Okay, thank you for the info!
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GrayOwlEyes Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much! Keep up the good work!
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