10 DIY tips for sculpting custom character parts with ModiBot
ModiBot has become a critical starting point for many people's creative projects, including stopmotion animation, scene photography, custom action figures, and both digital and hands-on character design. More and more, creators want to design and sculpt their own ModiBot-compatible parts. This is the best place to start. 1. Match the correct ModiBot kit to your sculpting material Not all ModiBots work with certain materials. Once you have determined what material you'd like to sculpt with, it's best to choose the ModiBot kit that supports sculpting that those materials. **Its possible that there is no ModiBot kit to support the material you are most familiar with. CAUTION: Avoid using oil or plastic-based clays with the classic MO kit because these will make the plastic...
Help bring ModiBot Mo to life at Kickstarter!
Help us raise the money for our first production run of Mo figure chassis’ and get some great swag! Click above or go to our Kickstarter page to check it out. (Source: http://www.kickstarter.com/)
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Speaking at Bay Area Maker Faire and Make: Hardware Innovation Works
I’ll be speaking about ModiBot, the role of Making and guerrilla product development in the current ‘free agent’ economy. Come build some ‘bots at the conference or bring the kids and come see us at Bay Area Maker Faire on May 18th and 19th!
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Since we’re running with this whole ‘constant beta’ mentality that is being discussed a lot in the start-up world, here’s a few new updated parts. I’ve already shifted many around, taken some down and hopefully made the system better and robust at every turn. Kaizen has worked out pretty well for the Japanese, right? I […]
In the product world, it takes a long time to get product to shelf, but you are trying to put so many items through the pipeline that you don’t have a lot of time to ‘sit around’ waiting for something to show up. I got my 3rd round of parts in the mail today. Once […]
1st part order- ETA Halloween
So the order for my first proto parts went in last week some time. This first test batch (upper arms) is coming from Shapeways. I ordered a few parts to check the overall finish, strength and compliance of the snaps and the overall durability of the plastic itself. I tried a few of both the […]
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