Tag: STEAM

Character design template for download

Character Design Template for ModiBot Mo figure kit Evey great story is built upon the foundation of great characters, but memorable characters don’t just grow on trees, they are crafted to tell that specific story that is held within them. The prospect of their personal growth and subsequent adventures are hidden there just below the […]

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Visual FX for stopmotion- Featured artist: Tony Booth a.k.a Flash Flanker

Visual FX for stopmotion This short called ‘Dark Soul’ is from newcomer Tony Booth a.k.a Flash Flanker. What I love about Tony’s approach here is that he instantly starts out creating a feeling that the world is off-kilter. The flashing imagery and severe lighting make the scenes fell more creepy even though they are well […]

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Green screen animation technique- Featured artist: Mauricio Lozano

Green screen animation technique This clip below from Mauricio Lozano features several higher-level animation techniques. The first is filming against a green screen. This compositing technique allows you to crop out the background and replace the it with a photograph or 3d modeled scene. As you can see from the final composite, this technique is […]

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Diy figure stand for animation and aerial posing

Here’s a quick tip for better action and flying poses- Use leftover parts or reassemble another Mo figure to build your own diy figure stand.  

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ModiBot at Maker Faire New York: Flash back to year 1

ModiBot at Maker Faire New York in 2013- Featuring a rare shot of the 16 inch ModiBot Mo on display as we were starting to set up the booth. This was the first event that we sold Mo kits to the public and was about 2 weeks before we started shipping the first batch of figures. […]

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Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire | Celebrate New England DIY

Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire | Celebrate New England DIY Come check out ModiBot this Saturday at RI mini Maker Faire at Foo Fest! We’ll have a demo table for tinkering with the parts and ModiBot Myke 3d printed mini figures for kids to build and decorate. Drop by and say “Hey!”

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