animatronic doll heads.jpg
animatronic doll heads.jpg

Four heads total .. mechanisms controlled eye blinks, right and left eyeball movement, and bottom lip flappage.

ticking pill dispenser
ticking pill dispenser

This ticked and rotated intermittently.

175 gallon bubble tank
175 gallon bubble tank

fear factor for kids   SNL

This was filled way past the capacity we had agreed on. It bowed out but did not leak or break :] scary!

comedy chair with stirrups
comedy chair with stirrups

Snl skit

bubble head rigs for online commercial
bubble head rigs for online commercial

We made steel spines sewed into vests that held the bubble helmets centered over the heads of the main actors.

they were allowed to lean againtst the back of the head for the extras in the backround

cat train
cat train

Store window for John Carter at Spaeth

birdplane
birdplane

store window bird for John Carter ar Spaeth

snow blower
snow blower

Store window for John Carter @ Spaeth

cyclorama mechanism for NY Historical Society
cyclorama mechanism for NY Historical Society

Historical Society in NYC. General Lafayette returns. Inside the red drum was a 360 degree image of a famous painting of Versaille, which rotated with the crank. later replaced with a motor.

dancing dimented santas
dancing dimented santas

TV commercial

dispenser for fruit roll ups
dispenser for fruit roll ups
lottery ticket rig
lottery ticket rig

The ticket would thrust forword when the box was open

mtv 'pimp my ride' microwave
mtv 'pimp my ride' microwave

MTV commercial

singing- tail flapping fish
singing- tail flapping fish

Virginia Lottery

the mouth opened and closed, and the tail flapped....

spring loaded note ejector
spring loaded note ejector

One of many bomb rigs for One Life to Live

mustache rig
mustache rig

battery operated mustache vibrator/occilator.

The plastic base was attached to the upper lip of the actor, while the mustache on top of it was allow to wag violently, pivoting in the center

 

vibrating mustache rig snl copy
vibrating mustache rig snl copy

SNL commercial parody. A company that offers mustache rides.

weeping glasses rig
weeping glasses rig

these worked really well, but did not get used in the SNL skit. Conan O'brien tried them during one of  his shows.

moon seat.
moon seat.

This was filled with Kenoflows and was a seat for an older famous actress selling geritol

hanging tvs.jpg
hanging tvs.jpg
paper guide rig
paper guide rig

This is upside down. It hung under the table and guided a long strip of paper up to the surface and flat across a rectangular cut out in a book. I forget the product.

paper guide rig book
paper guide rig book

This is what it looked like on the surface of the table. The paper had to slide across that 'window' . The idea being that you can see paper texture moving while digital images scrolled along at the same speed.

 

animatronic turtle
animatronic turtle

The job was to create a Red Eared slider - that's a type of turtle - whose head and feet retracted using radio control. Really fun to make. The head also turned and looked up.

Animatronic turtle jockey on dog
Animatronic turtle jockey on dog

Here is the radio controlled turtle strapped to the dog.

kahlua and coffee walking rig
kahlua and coffee walking rig

These two turned and looked at each other while they rounded a corner in a miniature city scape.

 This was a floor plan model for a real estate company. The floors slide forward and back, so you can pick your condo while visualizing where is it in the building.

This was a floor plan model for a real estate company. The floors slide forward and back, so you can pick your condo while visualizing where is it in the building.

cell phone model
cell phone model

This was created so that an actor could collapse all the layers of a cell phone together at once. They supplied me with the layers and I rigged them so they swing together, and register with the neighboring layers. They removed the rig in post.

mechanical doll
mechanical doll

lil Poundcake....arms raised and syringes extended and squirted liquid...radio controlled

Turtle rig
Turtle rig

Another view of the turtle rig

lil Poundcake insides
lil Poundcake insides

I harvested the servos from this...but you can kind of see how it worked...

smoke effect test
smoke effect test

to produce a column of weird smoke at night...in a swamp with tons of ticks and mosquitos

soda bottle rig
soda bottle rig

 For Clash Royale Double Bubble

Pressurized fake soda came shooting out both ends

animatronic doll heads.jpg
ticking pill dispenser
175 gallon bubble tank
comedy chair with stirrups
bubble head rigs for online commercial
cat train
birdplane
snow blower
cyclorama mechanism for NY Historical Society
dancing dimented santas
dispenser for fruit roll ups
lottery ticket rig
mtv 'pimp my ride' microwave
singing- tail flapping fish
spring loaded note ejector
mustache rig
vibrating mustache rig snl copy
weeping glasses rig
moon seat.
hanging tvs.jpg
paper guide rig
paper guide rig book
animatronic turtle
Animatronic turtle jockey on dog
kahlua and coffee walking rig
 This was a floor plan model for a real estate company. The floors slide forward and back, so you can pick your condo while visualizing where is it in the building.
cell phone model
mechanical doll
Turtle rig
lil Poundcake insides
smoke effect test
soda bottle rig
animatronic doll heads.jpg

Four heads total .. mechanisms controlled eye blinks, right and left eyeball movement, and bottom lip flappage.

ticking pill dispenser

This ticked and rotated intermittently.

175 gallon bubble tank

fear factor for kids   SNL

This was filled way past the capacity we had agreed on. It bowed out but did not leak or break :] scary!

comedy chair with stirrups

Snl skit

bubble head rigs for online commercial

We made steel spines sewed into vests that held the bubble helmets centered over the heads of the main actors.

they were allowed to lean againtst the back of the head for the extras in the backround

cat train

Store window for John Carter at Spaeth

birdplane

store window bird for John Carter ar Spaeth

snow blower

Store window for John Carter @ Spaeth

cyclorama mechanism for NY Historical Society

Historical Society in NYC. General Lafayette returns. Inside the red drum was a 360 degree image of a famous painting of Versaille, which rotated with the crank. later replaced with a motor.

dancing dimented santas

TV commercial

dispenser for fruit roll ups
lottery ticket rig

The ticket would thrust forword when the box was open

mtv 'pimp my ride' microwave

MTV commercial

singing- tail flapping fish

Virginia Lottery

the mouth opened and closed, and the tail flapped....

spring loaded note ejector

One of many bomb rigs for One Life to Live

mustache rig

battery operated mustache vibrator/occilator.

The plastic base was attached to the upper lip of the actor, while the mustache on top of it was allow to wag violently, pivoting in the center

 

vibrating mustache rig snl copy

SNL commercial parody. A company that offers mustache rides.

weeping glasses rig

these worked really well, but did not get used in the SNL skit. Conan O'brien tried them during one of  his shows.

moon seat.

This was filled with Kenoflows and was a seat for an older famous actress selling geritol

hanging tvs.jpg
paper guide rig

This is upside down. It hung under the table and guided a long strip of paper up to the surface and flat across a rectangular cut out in a book. I forget the product.

paper guide rig book

This is what it looked like on the surface of the table. The paper had to slide across that 'window' . The idea being that you can see paper texture moving while digital images scrolled along at the same speed.

 

animatronic turtle

The job was to create a Red Eared slider - that's a type of turtle - whose head and feet retracted using radio control. Really fun to make. The head also turned and looked up.

Animatronic turtle jockey on dog

Here is the radio controlled turtle strapped to the dog.

kahlua and coffee walking rig

These two turned and looked at each other while they rounded a corner in a miniature city scape.

This was a floor plan model for a real estate company. The floors slide forward and back, so you can pick your condo while visualizing where is it in the building.

cell phone model

This was created so that an actor could collapse all the layers of a cell phone together at once. They supplied me with the layers and I rigged them so they swing together, and register with the neighboring layers. They removed the rig in post.

mechanical doll

lil Poundcake....arms raised and syringes extended and squirted liquid...radio controlled

Turtle rig

Another view of the turtle rig

lil Poundcake insides

I harvested the servos from this...but you can kind of see how it worked...

smoke effect test

to produce a column of weird smoke at night...in a swamp with tons of ticks and mosquitos

soda bottle rig

 For Clash Royale Double Bubble

Pressurized fake soda came shooting out both ends

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