My name is Giuseppe Civitarese (aka Pino), from Visintini, Italy. I am an oceanographer, and in my second life I am a card models builder and designer. My passion for paper modelling began in 2000, when I decided to build a paper castle for my little nephew Matteo. Later, Matteo never built any paper model. On the other hand, since then I've never abandoned this hobby. My specific interest is in designing paper automata, and terrestrial and celestial globes from digital replicas of antique maps.
1. PAPER Automata & Models
- Le Forum en Papier
- LIFE PaperCraft
- Ninjatoes' papercraft
- Paper Forest
- Paper Machines
- Paper Replika
- PaperCraft Museum
- Papermodels II Group
- World Upside Down
2. Paper Art, Paper Crafts
5. Globes & Cartography
7. LIFE, SOCIETY, POLITICS
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Paper layering bathymetry of South Adriatic
It’s time for experiments… … Paper layering bathymetry of South Adriatic, the deepest sub-basin (1250 m) in the Adriatic Sea. … The South Adriatic is the deepest sub-basin of the Adriatic Sea, in the Mediterranean. It is a crucial … Continue reading
Posted in 4. Paper Sculpture Tagged bathymetry, paper layering, South Adriatic 10 Comments
WAP with motorized propeller…
Nice improving of my automaton WAP by José Carpio: rotating propeller and fishes jumping in the sea. Nice job, José 😉 _
Posted in 8. Other Tagged WAP 7 Comments
Experimenting layering technique with various types of cardstock. Infinite shades can be obtained from high quality printing of white or colored cards. A world to discover… ____
Posted in 4. Paper Sculpture Tagged landscape #1, paper sculpture 6 Comments
The Facebookuette Cube
Dear friends, I think now more than ever it is important to practice our greatest attention and use extreme caution before joining, participating, discussing on various social, especially on facebook. We not always have the necessary concentration for a prudent … Continue reading
Posted in 2. Paper Models Tagged facebook, netiquette, The Facebookuette Cube Leave a comment
Looking for a Castle?
Do you need a castle to be 3D printed or, much better, to be printed on paper, cutout, and assembled? No matter how many towers, walls, crenellated ramparts you need: with Grand Castle Generator, you and your princess (or prince) … Continue reading
Posted in 8. Other 2 Comments
Game of Thrones Opening from 7,600 Moleskine Paper Pieces
Direction/Set Design/Animation/Post Production DADOMANI Studio Director of Photography: Patrizio Saccò Graphics: Dadomani, Carlo Gazzi Set Building: Dadomani, Linda Vallone Music: Ramin Djawadi Sound Fx: Dadomani Client: Moleskine
Posted in 1. Paper Automata, 2. Paper Models, 4. Paper Sculpture, 8. Other 3 Comments
Rudolph is waiting for you!
Posted in 2. Paper Models Tagged Christmas, Natale, paper toys, Rudolph 3 Comments
Coronelli’s Celestial paper Globe (Christmas Ornament version)
Vincenzo Coronelli (August 16, 1650 – December 9, 1718) was a Franciscan friar, cosmographer, cartographer, publisher, and encyclopedist known in particular for his atlases and globes. He spent most of his life in Venice. He produced celestial and terrestrial globes … Continue reading
Posted in 2. Paper Models, 3. Paper Globes Tagged 3d paper globe print out, celestial globe, Coronelli, globo celeste, paper globe 4 Comments
Cassini’s Celestial paper Globe on AstroMedia
I’m proud to announce that my project of Cassini’s Celestial paper Globe (Christmas Ball version) has just been published in a nice hard copy version by AstroMedia, specialized in cardboard kits of scientific instruments and models.
Posted in 3. Paper Globes Tagged paper globe 2 Comments
“Remaking the Heavens” /2. Scan, prototype, and the North Pole
Almost two years already passed since I published my first (and last) post on “Remaking the Heavens”. Well, I worked on it, but not enough… The first thing I did was to scan the pages of the “Libro dei Globi”. … Continue reading
Posted in 3. Paper Globes Tagged celestial globe, Coronelli, globo celeste 13 Comments