Today we worked on the Thing-O-Matic’s Y Stage. (The Automated Build Platform we built yesterday was X Stage.) Y Stage will contain the mechanisms that make the build platform move side-to-side and back and forth. Here we just finished assembling […]
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Today we built the MakerBot Thing-O-Matic’s Automated Build Platform. The ABP has a heated base and a motorized conveyor belt so we can print multiple copies of 3D objects if we want to. Here’s a picture of the parts for […]
We got a MakerBot Thing-O-Matic recently. Well, actually we ordered this ‘do-it-yourself’ 3D printer kit back in March of 2011 but we’ve been so busy this past year that we didn’t get around to opening the box until tonight. Here […]
Here’s Sergeant’s first motion capture test for the Brudders music video project. Lookin’ good Sergeant!
Sienna Kai Greenlaw (age 5) happily volunteers to test our iPi Soft markerless motion capture system using two Microsoft Kinect Sensors.
First Things First Happy Box is our first short film based on Brudders. The film was designed to solve a few technical issues we ran into with our Brudders music video Don’t Fear the Pooper (currently in production). That might […]
It took a month of sleep deprived nights after a full day of work and family time to get it (almost) completed but the sneak preview of Happy Box is finally live at Gothtober.com! (Note:This is an old post. Today […]
Bring out the candy corn and witches brew because it’s that time of year again. Gothober, the annual Halloween countdown calendar is alive! For 31 days in October, Gothober brings you music, movies, animation, craft projects, recipes and other spooky […]
Here’s a peek at what Sergeant, Toullie and Sister look like rendered in 3D. These images are from a test of the new Skin material introduced in LightWave 10.1. (See, we are working on the movie!) And this is what […]
We’ve been spending a lot of time with our experimental motion capture system and we now have a workflow in place. Yay! Over on the right is our first mocap test featuring Sister. Unfortunately, this means our Brudders music video […]