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 […]
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.
ModiBot Guest Custom Kit: Culinary Crusader by Kouri ModiBot fan and multi-media builder, Kouri (http://kourikustoms.com/) requested a custom-assembled kit for one of his original characters. You can check out some of his pics he took at the product page. Definitely worth a looksey. Its a real fun kit for folks who might be interested in cooking […]
ModiBot super-backer, Trés, has set up a ModiBot thread over at the October Toys forum. Drop by and share some of your builds, mod tricks, and plans for future figures.
ModiBot FAKEGRIMLOCK Promo by KidMechano on Sketchfab Curious about the parts on the MODILOCK action figure at the FAKEGRIMLOCK Kickstarter? Here’s a 3d viewer, so you can see the AWESOME for yourself. (Source: http://skfb.ly/)
ModiBot and @FAKEGRIMLOCK team-up for AWESOME! Check out the custom printed ModiLOCK figure available through his current Kickstater campaign. Mo looks pretty snazzy all dressed up up in a suit and tie.
shapeways: @Modibot collection at Shapeways HQ in NYC with @erinautomatic (at Shapeways HQ) Wow! Friend Brian Jepson said you guys love ModiBot after his visit the other day. I didn’t know it was so contagious. You rawk!
Creating and managing a build system is challenging. What makes it tougher when you are working in 3d your the ability to constantly tweak the items for better function (or to just plain fix something that was bad design). Last night, I spent hours trying to reconcile the handles of the various shields I had […]