Space Invaders Pop Up Tutorial

8 bit space invaders pop up card


I couldn't resist trying a Space Invader origamic architecture pop up after seeing the Pacman guy from Cut Score Fold and Glue.

Took me awhile to figure out how to do the single blocks on the antennae, not to mention the bottom with those sides with no visible means of support.


How to make an origamic architecture pop up space invader card

Download template in PDF, or DXF page 1 and DXF page 2.

8 bit space invaders pop up card

space invader pop up card

Cut page 1 and 2 from contrasting colors.

Cut black lines. Score and fold red fold lines.

Cut and fold the single cubes at the top very gently. Each is attached to the rest of the antenna by a fragile triangular bridge.

space invader pop up card

Once the invader is cut and folded, slide the background cut out onto it. Glue.

space invader pop up card

space invader pop up card

space invader pop up card


Back with black card.

space invader pop up card
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