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Giant Robot Launches Shin Tanaka Contest and Microsite

February 2, 2009

To commemorate the completion of the 4-in-1 Robot Paper Toy Project seen in Giant Robot magazine, Scion and Giant Robot are challenging readers to design their own paper figures for a chance to meet the master of paper figures himself and have their paper toy template distributed at the Paper Art Show in April!

1. Download the blank template.
2. Customize the template with your own designs — draw, paint, use photoshop — be creative!
3. Scan or color copy your customized template and save it to upload later.
4. Construct your figure and take a photo of the completed piece.
5. By March 6, upload your scanned template and image of the completed figure using the link below.
6. Upload.
7. Winners will be announced on the site by March 11th.

# $500 cash
# Airfare and accommodations to attend the Interactive Paper Art show at the Scion Space in Los Angeles on April 11.
# Inclusion of the winning entry in the art show, as well as distribution of the template to all attendees.
# Giant Robot prize package including a magazine subscription, T-shirt, sticker packet, and $50 gift certificate to the Giant Robot stores.

For more info on the ongoing collaboration between Giant Robot, Shin Tanaka and Scion:

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