3-Axis Robotic Mechanisms: Animatronic Necks & Torsos - Part 1


Learn how to design and build versatile 3-axis mechanisms for your animatronic and robotic characters with master creature effects mechanic Jim Kundig (Pacific Rim, Iron Man 3, Cowboys and Aliens). Using readily accessible tools and affordable off-the-shelf materials, Kundig will demonstrate his approach for mechanizing necks, torsos and more.

If you're a hobbyist who wants to learn how to make your art MOVE, or a pro looking to add to your mechanical skill-set, this On-Demand Course is not to be missed.

Approximate Runtime - 3:38:58

This DVD is a 2-Disc Set



  • Using the Right Tools & Materials
  • Finding Off-the-Shelf Parts
  • Assembling a Mechanical "Spine"
  • How to Make a Servo Plate
  • Using Gimbals & Universal Joints


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Jim Kundig