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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Tag Archives: automi di carta
Wandering in the Sky / A zonzo tra le nuvole
Released on 2nd February 2006, WitS is my biggest and the most complex paper automaton I ever designed.
Posted in 1. Paper Automata Tagged automi di carta, paper automata, WitS 34 Comments
Sweet Dreams / Sogni d’oro
On 16 September 2005, the automaton Sweet Dreams was launched on the web. At that time, it was considered the first paper automaton employing the mechanism called Geneva stop. The Geneva stop (or Geneva drive) is a mechanism that translates … Continue reading
Posted in 1. Paper Automata Tagged automi di carta, geneva stop, paper automata, sogni d'oro, sweet dreams 17 Comments
Study for a Bull painted with pre columbian-like motifs
This is a study for a life-size model that maybe in the future I will build. It measures mm 300x221x408. The 3D model was prepared after re-topologization of a model downloaded from the “INRIA Gamma team research database Website Collections” (www-roc.inria.fr/gamma/download/).
Posted in 2. Paper Models Tagged automi di carta, Bull 6 Comments