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Medieval Buildings made out of paper.

Here are some amazing medieval buildings made out of paper. These are all made by Gary Nichols. And he tells us his techniques for making them.

These buildings are pretty darn amazing and something like this is a whole lot of work.

 

 

All the models I make are from scratch in roughly 28mm scale, which makes it easier to add detail. Every model starts out with a search of the net for photos of medieval buildings.

I then recreate them in a photo editing program called PhotoImpact Pro, drawing each wall, door, window, roof section, and extras by hand and adding textures I find on free texture websites. Everything gets printed out on letter-size 110lb card stock paper and looks very much like that of a model you would purchase.

The creation process is a long one (as is putting it together) and can take as long as 1 - 2 months during my free hours. Often, as I am constructing each model, many adjustments are necessary. I'll adjust the original work in the photo program as I make the changes. Foam board is used for the base, with some "foliage" added for realism. Sometimes my projects can be painstaking, but the end product is rewarding and I cannot wait to begin the next one. Card stock modeling will always have a place in my hobby schedule.

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Clever Paper

I am in love with these kits. They are quite beautiful and they have a unique style of building them that doesn't need glue. You can assemble them and take them apart then re-assemble them. I have chosen three kits for you and arranged them by skill level. So, if you want to try out these kits you might want to start with the first one which is a skill level 1.

You can see the full selection of Clever Paper kits on amazon right here

 

Clever Paper House

Clever Paper House Near the Wall - with figures

  • Skill Level: 1
  • All pieces have a 3D texture finish for an authentic appearance
  • Includes nine figures with foam stands to bring your House Near the Wall to life
  • Historically accurate to complete your Medieval city
  • Easy assembly: no glue or scissors required

 

Clever Paper Knight's Castle

Clever Paper Knight's Castle with Figures

  • Skill Level: 2
  • All pieces have a 3D texture finish for an authentic appearance
  • Includes two squads with fifty-three figures with foam stands to bring your castle to life
  • Historically accurate to complete your Medieval city
  • Easy assembly: no glue or scissors required

 

Clever Paper Hunting Castle

Clever Paper Hunting Castle with Figures

  • Skill Level: 3
  • All pieces have a 3D texture finish for an authentic appearance
  • Includes figures for the castle's owner, servants and soldiers with foam stands to bring your castle to life
  • Historically accurate to complete your Medieval city
  • Easy assembly: no glue or scissors required

 

Various Paper Castle Kits

This type of castle is often called a card model. They are composed of a book where the pages are heavy card stock with everything printed on them. You cut out the various pieces and glue them together to make your castle.

Including Schreiber-Bogen, A.G. Smith and Usborne

 

Cut & Assemble Caernarvon Castle

Cut & Assemble Caernarvon Castle

(Note from Will: I have made this paper castle and you can watch a video of it on my youtube channel right here: Caernarvon Castle Paper Diorama

Make this Medieval Castle

Make this Medieval Castle by Usborne

This was the first paper castle I ever made. It was given to me as a gift and I have been hooked ever since.

Printed on stiff card, this book contains templates to cut out and construct a superb model of a 14th century castle crammed with authentic detail. The model includes miniature characters for re-creating castle life, including market stalls and jousting knights as well as a portcullis that lifts and falls. The base of the model measures 59 x 46cm.

 

Make this Wizard's Castle

Make this Wizard's Castle by Usborne

Using only glue, scissors or a craft knife, this book demonstrates how to make a historically-accurate model of a wizard's castle. In addition there are cut-out characters to add to the lively scenes.

 

Schreiber Bogen Knights Castle Card Model

Schreiber Bogen Knights Castle Card Model

  • Knight's Castle Rudolfseck has been developed extra for juniors
  • Made in Germany
  • Difficulty level 1
  • Kit includes modeling sheets, instructions, and tips for construction
  • Highly detailed paper modeling for the hobby enthusiast

 

Easy to Make Paper Castle by A.G. Smith

Easy to Make Paper Castle by A.G. Smith

Here's a sturdy, easy-to-assemble paper toy that will provide hours of fun and imaginative adventure for any child. Specially designed for children ages 4 to 10, this easy-to-construct three-dimensional model of a medieval castle comes complete with walls, towers, gate house, great hall, kitchen, well, ramp, and drawbridge. Also included are ten armored knights who stand ready to defend their towering fortress with swords, shields, lance, bows, and arrows.
Step-by-step instructions and simple exploded diagrams explain how to cut, fold, and glue each part, enabling youngsters (with perhaps minimal help from a parent or teacher) to assemble their very own castles ( 8 5/16" x 8 5/16" x 4 3/8"). Only a few additional inexpensive, readily available materials are required.