SHARE

Anna Randal for Art-Sheep

 
All images courtesy of Lisa Glover

American engineer Lisa Glover had an amazing idea on how to “revive” dinosaurs. Now don’t get too excited, she is not building a real life Jurassic Park, but she is providing us with a very fun feel of it.

Glover first created a cardboard pterodactyl as a homework assignment, but it quickly involved into a time machine to the prehistoric period. Her first craft was a walking, wearable velociraptor which has now progressed to something a bit more challenging and creative, as the engineer now makes colorful miniature pterodactyls the buyer can craft by themselves.

The wings are constructed using e-flute corrugated cardboard, hot glue, and box rivets. Each wings reaches a width of 7ft and when folded they are approximately 4ft. She uses box rivets to give her structure flexibility and fluidity, while it helps it make a noise very similar to an actual flying pterodactyl -not that we have ever heard a pterodactyl though. It’s googly eyes might be big and threatening, but they definitely make it look more cute than scary.

The adorable dinosaur was designed in Rhino and cut via laser cutter at Glover’s local makerspace.

via designboom

img_4_1427821643_4fe295928d727c0cd9999477cc3f9c12 img_5_1427821643_ea9700606468d8ab85a67283a0e74470 img_2_1427821643_782f3a589435556291075861d2cd5162 img_3_1427821643_6def6e782e058e00eb313b7e106bab7f img_1_1427821643_08d13ab5108d95a3b215ebbe0c27b513 img_7_1427821643_3196f8299d4bcf7a1c8e74aabb64d6ef

Miniature pterodactyls

img_8_1427821643_d602b77e642d4c37048402ce6c97f5a0 img_9_1427821643_111181ac1b382fd8377f1bee68369c21

SHARE