Week10
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Adjusted Range of Motion

If you looked very closely in the last update, you might have noticed that the Robot design did not match the mechanical joints I had designed earlier. When comparing it to the chart, you can see that...

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Week9
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Drawing the full Robot

With the mechanical parts already figured out and having a general shape as a base, it was fairly easy (just time consuming) to look at those two as guides, and draw the full robot for the first time....

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Week7
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The General Shape

The final thing I want to do before I sit down and draw the full robot design is to have a clear view of the general shape I will be going for. In my head, I've had a pretty clear idea of what I wante...

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Week6
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The Joints

I have now decided how the robot will move mechanically. As you can see, I don't have a unique design for each joint, in that the knee and elbow share the same design, and the wrist/ankle shares the s...

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Week5
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How it Should Move

After some thinking (and walking around like a robot), I am done designing its range of motion. It ended up becoming fairly close to a normal human, but with some differences. Hopefully these differen...

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Week4
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Designing it to work

Although I believe the Robot is easier from a drawing standpoint, with large flat surfaces, compared to the complexities of drawing actual people, it comes with a different problem. And that is that i...

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Week3
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Starting the Concept Art

The script is yet to be marked as completed, but that does not stop me from moving on with things not relying on a precise script. And that is the look of the film, the crucial step that has to be com...

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Week2
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First Week Done

The first week in now done and it has been great fun. Thank you for your comments here, on YouTube and other places! I really appreciate it.

This week most of the focus has been on the re...

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Week1
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The Script

Although I have wanted to make films for as long as I can remember (I made quite a few simple ones using Lego and other toys when I was little), it wasn't until four years ago when I got an idea for a...

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Welcome to the site

Hello, and welcome to Making A Short Film! After a year in the making, the website is finally online which of course is super exciting.

If you have seen the introduction video (which I encourage y...

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