Some cool Maker Projects images:
Making ‘poetic robots’
Image by fabola
Once a week, I mentor Natalina (a.k.a. Dr. Canard), to help her develop her maker and multimedia skills. This week, we turned two of her decorated ducks into ‘poetic robots: Indigo and Shy Violet just met for the first time today. See video of Indigo’s ‘first baby steps’: vimeo.com/145585551
This maker project is coming along very well: Natalina is getting more comfortable with technology, and integrating it into her art — which is the whole point of these classes.
Next, we plan to add code for remote control, and make them interact more closely with each other (e.g.: respond to each other’s calls, approach or avoid one another). We’d also like to add a storyline, dialog, music, sound effects, props and backdrop — and capture the best scenes on video. I can’t wait to see how far we can go with this.
To track our progress, bookmark our Wonderbots photo album: bit.ly/wonderbot-photos
Stay tuned …
Mixx Maker (V2.0) by Project Opus / Donat Group
Image by tyfn
January 28, 2008, Vancouver Film School