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Steam Punk Spider automata

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This is my first attempt at creating an automata, if you want to see it move check out the video on my blog [link]
Image details
Image size
3072x2304px 3.15 MB
Make
OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.
Model
FE290,X825
Shutter Speed
1/20 second
Aperture
F/2.7
Focal Length
5 mm
ISO Speed
125
Date Taken
Jul 21, 2010, 12:22:55 AM
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© 2010 - 2021 impsandthings
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Sregorsirk's avatar
Great automata for your first attempt
ZoruaTheAether's avatar
ehe it looks like it was dancing:heart:
pinochioO-5's avatar
Amazing!!! You do some terrific things with wood and machinery. This piece is incredible. I checked out the video of it moving. Very nice work. I also checked out some of your favorites and found some new favorites from your list. Whew! what an afternoon.
impsandthings's avatar
thanks very much. I also enjoy browsing other peoples faves. Enjoy
impsandthings's avatar
thanks very much.
Zita-Art's avatar
I enjoyed the videos on your blog.
Your spider automata is very ingenious
I would love to see more automatas from your hand ;)
impsandthings's avatar
thanks.
This was my first attempt, I'm thinking of a steam punk fish next, or maybe a flying figure.
smokingbluecarebear's avatar
extraordinary work! I went to the link that you posted and was blown away by the characters that are on the blogs banner. I usually work with a foam based clay and a base skeleton. what process do you go through for your character sculpting?
impsandthings's avatar
thanks for the kind words. My work is a mix of materials, usually fimo or othr modelling clay for heads on a wire armature then newspaper and tape to build up the body followed by card, bits of plastic etc whatever seems to work.I'm a bit of a bodger and don't always have a clear idea of an outcome so I'm always adding and taking bits away until I'm happy.
squigglychicken's avatar
This is better than Wild Wild West. I hate that movie, but still i love steampunk shit.
impsandthings's avatar
yeh I vaguely remember the movie and only for the cool steam punk stuff in it!
TheCraftsman's avatar
very ingenious. good job!
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