|So this was the head with neck joint fixed and a first layer of paint.|
|Initially, I made some Milliput mouths in a variety of shapes, and epoxy glued a strand of Florists wire to the rear of the mouth|
animationsupplies.net plate and balls- the middle of the torso is from a 'Pozem' plastic animation armature, refitted with threaded rod across the torso- The Hip Block was built from Allen Key Ball socket joints, which I believe are Carbon Fibre, and which I adapted using Milliput to this shape- the 'thigh sections were also adapted from Helping Hands components, using liberal amounts of JB weld and Milliput again...He has K and S wrists ready to take silicone hands.
container for such phonemes- you could also keep things like eyebrows, tongues, etc all in the same place for each character.
Now, finally, let me apologise for the gap in the Blog progress lately, everything seems to be happening at once, in a very good way for Skatedog Films, and we also lost the Internet for about 3 weeks- but please stay tuned- many projects are coming together at once, the studio is nearly operational, we are earning a living successfully suddenly, and it is ALL animation, in various guises! We are over the moon with where we are now...I will try and get a few more posts up shortly of our personal stuff- 3!! projects all reaching a shootable stage pretty much simultaneously, and the studio sitting waiting for them to be shot in, which is going to be a game changer for us.
Very shortly we will be posting footage of the viewer being tested with some lip sync phrases.
More news as it comes!
Ps not sure how many people caught the next stage of the ROBOTS Test Footage, so if you missed it, here it is again- considering it is only test sequences and test foley, we are very pleased with how it is shaping up- and wait till THIS gets into the studio!
ps: thanks to Strider, Dean and Nick H for pointing out the embedding code previously used was not working- replaced now with the link above- cheers!