A Man of Many Faces: a Prototype Wooden Head from Basic Shapes Creating interesting characters is an important part of making a wood automaton because they are often the actors on the mechanically-driven stage. In this article, we will make a generic male head that does not require woodcarving skills or special tools. This head […]
Archives for September 2011
This is a list of related books, materials and tools which may be helpful when reading articles from our blog series Dug’s Automata Tips, Techniques and Tricks. Tips & Tricks No. 8 – Joints for Automata Figures Further Reading The Human Machine (Dover Anatomy for Artists) Amazon UK – Amazon US Making and Manipulating Marionettes […]
The latest automata edition from Fi Henshall features a beautiful but hungry bird, intent on devouring the book ‘Beasts’ by R C Bird. Great style and movement. This piece will be produced in an edition, and details may vary slightly. (Bespoke book title requests will be considered). W 10cm D 10cm H 13cm £195 (Excl. […]
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