Happy New Year! Thanks for making 2018 ModiBot’s best year yet!

Green screen animation technique- Featured artist: Mauricio Lozano

How to use ModiBot with green screen for visual effects animation.

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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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Make a DIY figure stand for animation and aerial posing

How to make your own figure stand for ultimate ModiBot posing and stopmotion animation!

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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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ModiBot Mod Shop revamp at Shapeways

2017 is on the horizon and we’re putting some long-overdue time into the ModiBot Custom Shop.  Its where to buy essential upgrades and accessories for your standard Mo figures, as well as some alternate body styles like a full Moli (female) figure, Myke (minifig), ModiRaptor, or Mo Blanco (no hex holes) figure. If you haven’t […]

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ModiBot Custom Shop revamp at Shapeways

2017 is on the horizon and we're putting some long-overdue time into the ModiBot Custom Shop.  Its where to buy essential upgrades and accessories for your standard Mo figures, as well as some alternate body styles like a full Moli (female) figure, Myke (minifig), ModiRaptor, or Mo Blanco (no hex holes) figure.

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Mo as a simple stop motion animation armature

ModiBot Mo works great as a stop motion animation armature. It’s amazing to see how much time, passion and hard work Mike put into this short. I love that you can’t even see the bots beneath and the hand-made clothing truly brings the animation to life. Great work, Mike. Really inspiring! See more of his […]

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ModiBot Mo figure as simple stopmotion animation puppet

How to use ModiBot Mo figure kit as a stopmotion animation armature for designing custom puppets.

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Happy New Year! New colors and 3d printed ‘skins’ on the way!

So for New Years, I promised myself that I’d get back into the groove of posting more often. 2014 was pretty great and we basically sold through more than 3/4 of the stock we bought from the successful Kickstarter in late ’13. Thanks again for all those who contributed and purchased ModiBots in the past year. Its been amazing.

So, people keep asking me ‘what’s next?’ and there are a couple of exciting things brewing on the horizon.

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Making with ModiBot demo @ Cincinnati Maker Faire

Come and try your hand at the ModiBot build system during at the inaugural Cinci maker Faire on October 19th. Billed as “The greatest show and tell on earth!”, Maker Faire features a wide variety of inventions, science demonstrations, robots, 3d printing and a ton of amazing things. Kids will have the opportunity to explore […]

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