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Now On-Demand: How To Build An Animatronic Head - Part 1

Chris EllerbyChris Ellerby Los Angeles Admin

HOW TO BUILD AN ANIMATRONIC HEAD PART 1 - CREATING THE MECHANICAL UNDERSKULL



Learn how to build an animatronic head with master creature effects mechanic Craig Caton-Largent (Jurassic Park, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Predator 2). In Part 1 of his 4-part webcourse series on DIY mechanical characters, Caton-Largent teaches you how to create an epoxy & fiberglass underskull, the critical first step in building facial animatronics for your character creations.

WEBCOURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tips for Controlling Skin Thickness
  • Laying-Up Clay Inside the Mold for Core Creation
  • Creating a "Throw Away" Core Mold
  • Laying Up the Epoxy/Fiberglass Underskull
  • Joining the Underskull Halves

VIEW THE LESSON HERE

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  • For the people wondering, these 4-part lessons are really a must-see if you're into animatronic building or if you're up to becoming one :) 
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