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« on: November 04, 2011 08:09:02 PM »

My stepson is a big Minecraft fan. He saw a cardboard "Steve head" that could be purchased online. I thought I could make one instead and decided to make a diamond pick-axe to go with it Cheesy

What do you think?

« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2011 08:36:29 AM »

That's amazing! I love it Smiley My boyfriend is a huge fan of minecraft too and want's to know how you made it.

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« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2011 10:27:54 AM »

That's so fabulous, it totally looks like someone 'shopped some pixel-y images onto a photo!  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2011 03:25:53 PM »

The head was pretty easy. I just covered the box with paper, drew on a grid and started painting. I didn't have that many shades of paint so I mixed colours together to get a bunch of them.
I put a couple pieces of really thick corrugated cardboard inside the head so it would sit correctly on his head and his eyes would actually line up with the eye-holes.

The pick-axe I drew onto the same thick corrugated cardboard so that the pixels would be the same size as the ones on the head. Then I cut it out with an X-acto. I had to glue a strip of paper around the the edges so they would have straight sides (otherwise you'd see the corrugated part of the cardboard).

It was fun. I wonder what else I can make this way:)

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