How to Build an Animatronic Head Part 2 - Eye Mechanism Construction & Installation


Take the first steps toward mechanizing an animatronic head with master creature effects mechanic Craig Caton-Largent (Jurassic Park, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Predator 2). In Part 2 of his 4-part webcourse series on DIY animatronics, Caton-Largent teaches you how to design, construct, and mount eye mechanisms inside your character's fiberglass underskull.

Approximate Runtime - 3:04:29


  • De-Molding & Trimming the Underskull
  • Cutting Out Mechanical Eye Sockets
  • Eye Mechanism Design Overview
  • Assembling & Mounting the Eyes
  • Skin Test
  • Creating an Eye Mechanism Base Plate
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Craig Caton-Largent