3d printed product require a different approach than traditional manufactured parts and one important way is that its very difficult for the printing company to track all kinds of loose parts when they come out of the printer. Its pure chaos. To reduce the price on many of our kits, we've taken the time to start putting the kits on frames (or sprues) like you might see in a model kit. This brings the price down by reducing labor costs and make many of the larger kits, like the ModiRaptor DIY Dino Kit, more affordable. At 47 pieces its one of the more complex items to assemble, but all the extra articulation points make it one of the most...
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
How to use ModiBot with green screen for visual effects animation.
How to make your own figure stand for ultimate ModiBot posing and stopmotion animation!
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. […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]