Matthijs Kamstra

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NOISSGrumm

At my first exhibition at the gallery SUBWALK in Arnhem, I showed 3 models.

This is NOISSgrumm, at the time, I made this to explain my hobby to my co-workers.

It was one of the biggest papertoys I made (4 * A3) and I took it to a lots of exhibitions.

You can find some extra photos on flickr.

This model never was put online because of the number of sheets it requeres and the complexity of the build.

Grumm

At my first exhibition at the gallery SUBWALK in Arnhem, I showed 3 models.

This is the papertoy that started it all, Grumm The Screamer Red.

You can download and build Grumm The Screamer Red

Or when your feeling inspired, customize a blank Grumm

Lo Slungg

At my first exhibition at the gallery SUBWALK in Arnhem, I showed 3 models.

This is a papertoy which I focussed on fluent lines, experimented with curves.

To create these curves I did't use 3D software! Just a lot of trail and error!

You can make this if you want, just visit and dowload Lo Slung.If you really want, you can even customize a blank version!

NoissGrumm

After creating "Grumm" and "son of a Grumm", I quickly started experimenting with different ways of using paper.

At that time, I saw this as a hobby which was not really serious (not for grownups). And was a little ashamed for it.

But at the same time I did do exhibits.

To "explain" my sideproject to my collegues, I made NOISSgrumm.

It was one of the biggest papertoys I made (4 * A3) and I took it to lots of exhibitions.

You can find some extra photos on flickr.

This model never was put online because of the number of sheets it requeres and the complexity of the build.

PUMA – First Round

I like sneakers and papertoy designers seem to like them als well (customizing word is a "street-culture" thing).

But the sneaker brand I like was already done by another papertoy designer...

And I don’t want to do something that someone else already did before me. So no urban paper sneaker for me... Till my girl bought a pair of PUMA sneakers: they are awesome!

Read more about it PUMA – First Round

PUMA - States/Suede/Clyde

When I finished my first PUMA sneakers, and posted it on NPT (Nice Paper Toy), some people mentioned that they liked the model but that there favorite PUMA sneaker is the states/suede/clyde.

I didn’t know that the PUMA states/suede/clyde is a b-boy classic.

So it was not difficult to make them as well: PUMA – states/suede/clyde

Scorpion Robot

I have been invited to create papertoy for books, in this casePapertoy Monsters: 50 Cool Papertoys You Can Make Yourself! by Brian Castleforte

There are 50 monsters in this book made by 25 designers. We were given the task to create monster papertoys on one piece of paper, with double-sided prints. They also asked to do some “classic” monster.

This is Scorpion Robot.

OctoBeak

I have been invited to create papertoy for books, in this casePapertoy Monsters: 50 Cool Papertoys You Can Make Yourself! by Brian Castleforte

There are 50 monsters in this book made by 25 designers. We were given the task to create monster papertoys on one piece of paper, with double-sided prints. They also asked to do some “classic” monster.

This is Squidbeak (formely know as ‘Octobeak’).

Schnails

I am part of a urban paper collective aka UPC

The Urban Paper Collective is an international group of friends who share a passion for the design of papertoys of all sizes. We love to share our work and hang around online and in the real world.

I created these Schnails for the racing theme we had in 2015.

ThreeA Square

I started with papertoy because I didn't have the money to buy the vinyls that I really wanted.

At that time it where the toys of Michael Lau.

If I would start now it would have been the toys of a company called ThreeA.

This is my papertoy tribute to the ThreeA Square.

It's also the first papertoy I did without a print/skin and use a machine to cut the papertoy/pattern.

TaTikiBartendrr

I was invited to create 3 papertoys for Papertoy Glowbots: 46 Glowing Robots You Can Make Yourself! by Brian Castleforte

This is TaTikiBartendrr (probably not the name in the book though)

His short bio:

Where's the party? It's here! The best non-alcoholic bartender a party could have.What does a party need: FUN! And this guy is the best.It an all in one robot: it makes the best drinks plays music sings is a DJ* and if you want to talk, he is there for you.

All around nice guy!

Evv

I was invited to create 3 papertoys for Papertoy Glowbots: 46 Glowing Robots You Can Make Yourself! by Brian Castleforte

One of the specific questions we got, was to create one of the toy specially for girls.I really don't agree with that, but this is what I created.

This is Evv and this is er bio:

This junior robot needs to learn a lot... For example it can't fly.Well Eva doesn't agree with that, everybody should be able to be free as a bird.

The only way is up!

So she bought a firework rocket and strapped it to her back.This will be an explosive ride....

(Warning)It's stupid, dangerous, and this stunt is performed by a professional stuntbot.Accordingly, we must insist that no one attempt to recreate or re-enact any stunt or activity described in this book.

Drillrr

I was invited to create 3 papertoys for Papertoy Glowbots: 46 Glowing Robots You Can Make Yourself! by Brian Castleforte

I always wanted to create a toy around farts. Because kids like farts (and what is there not to like)

This is Drillrr and this is it's bio:

A burp is nothing but gas. Farts are made of, well, gas! Everybody does it sometimes and even our planet needs to burp and fart.But can you imagine the stinkyness when our planet would fart.... so we created a robot to help our planet!

Meet Drillrr: it is a robot drilling rig that drills hole in the ground for the extraction of a natural resource (read flatus).It searches for pockets of gas, drills a hole and burns the gas so we don't smell it.The energy it creates by burning the gas, is stored and returned to the closest city.

When the gas is gone, it walks to the next pocket of gas and starts all over.

I am Grumm the Screamer Red

This is the papertoy that started it all, Grumm The Screamer Red.

I collected vinyls, but the nice once are quite expensive. There was an artist who create "vinyl" toys from paper.And the rest is history!

You can download and build Grumm The Screamer Red

Or when your feeling inspired, customize a blank Grumm