Skip Nav
Facebook
If You Try to Figure Out the Mistake in This Math Problem, It'll Make You Go Crazy
Geek Culture
If Disney Princesses Were Star Wars Characters, This Is How Awesome They'd Look
Geek Culture
Why '80s Babies Are Different Than Other Millennials

Handmade LittleBigPlanet Sackboy Avatar

LittleBigPlanet Fan Brings Sackboy Avatar to Life

We've all been aching to get our hands on a real-life LittleBigPlanet Sackboy ever since the game hit the PS3, and although you can find some pretty great replicas on sites like Etsy, you can't get a custom LBP avatar. Trust me, I've looked.

It's this dilemma that sent LBP fan and Media Molecule forum poster, TeaBaG, on a mission to create his own avatar from scratch. His customized pumpkin head real-life Sackboy looks identical to the one he created in the game. To see some before and after pics, and to find out what materials he used to make his avatar, just read more.

TeaBaG used molding clay, some paint, and a lot of patience to bring his Sackboy avatar to life. He says:

ADVERTISEMENT

During the obligatory Christmas family visit last year, a member of my family was given a WoW figure. It turns out that this figure was a replica of their in game avatar and that there is a company out there that will create your character from the in game 3D models. Creating this model was fairly easy for this company as they have access to the original 3D model and textures. I instantly thought that this would be great for LBP avatars considering the amount of customisation you have. I had a quick scan on the Internet to see if there was a company who would do the same for my LBP avatar, but nothing turned up. I guess this is because you can’t get access to the 3D models. So I decided to buy some modelling clay, get out my paints, and create it myself.

Amazing! Check out more photos on his forum post, and tell me — does this inspire you to create your own DIY video game avatar?

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
franciepants franciepants 7 years
I've been tempted to order one from Etsy as well, since there are quite a good cute ones to get, but I eventually got one as a gift, and he has now my travel companion ;-) Apparently Amazon may have a few in stock, but they can be pricey.
elizabethsosewn elizabethsosewn 7 years
I'll ignore the above comment... If you search for just "Sackboy" there are TONS of adorable ones, and a few are "made to order" so you can customize what you order. Plus on etsy you put up a request for a custom item and send them a picture of it.
Geeky Cake Toppers
Super Mario Bros Airbnb in Tokyo
How Minecraft Is Educational
The 13 Most Beautiful Avatars Of Second Life
Gordon Ramsay Dash Game Review
The Future Is Here: Avatar Kills Another Avatar, Faces Real Law
Laundry DIYs
Reusing Hotel Amenities
Upcycled Map Tile Coasters
Pop Culture Graduation Cap Ideas
From Our Partners
Latest Technology & Gadgets
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds