Thursday, March 13, 2014

Joisel Rat Tutorial

Designed by Eric Joisel
Folded by Michael Sanders
From elephant hide (Wyndstone paper), 2004 or 2005

Alexander Kurth has a good tutorial on how to fold the classic, cartoony Joisel rat:

Stay tuned for follow-up tutorials on detailing for those not satisfied with how to shape and sculpt.

I've noticed that a number of people seem to miss poofing out the feet and nose. 

For the tail, I shape it both flat and also rounded with the crimps.

You can check out diagrams hosted at Nick Robinson's website.

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