2D Animation & Animatronic Puppet

Mikey MarchMikey March ✭✭
edited June 2016 in Puppet Contest

Imgur: http://imgur.com/gallery/UCkyKQh
HD video on Vine:

Traditional animation over live-action will rise again!

For the initial project test, I modeled and printed a servo arm with a gear ratio of 4:1 to quadruple the arm's pitiful throw. I mean I still modded the servo itself but I wasn't sure how far to take it. I don't smoke so I rolled up a piece of paper and burned it to make a cigarette. When I begin shooting in HD I may need to scower the streets for a butt because this little otter gets a close-up.

In building this chopstick rig I soon discovered I needed some odd parts, which should be arriving near the end of the month. Mark ii is slated to be a multiple axis rig with a waldo control system.. but that's later. Chopstick puppet for now.

Completely Space Jam and Who Framed Roger Rabbit inspired.

Follow my little project unfold on YouTube

Rig updates & shenanigans on Instagram

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