Great fun finalising the installation of this huge inflatable spider with the team at Liverpool 1 shopping centre yesterday
Having great fun at the moment getting to grips with the technical design and pattern cutting for my new inflatable monster. Should be ready to perform by the beginning of 2018 with a bit of luck.
Tentacles taking shape, refining the movement controls.
The last few weeks has seen the Arachnobot travel to Saudi Arabia for an Eid Festival then home again for two dates in Witham and Barnsley.
Arachnobot performs in Saudi Arabia
Crocodile head built for the Threesixty Entertainment production of Peter Pan currently on tour in the US. The lightweight head will appear onstage via a trap and swallow captain cook whole. A design challenge given the weight restrictions and small size of the trap door. Mainly build with Aluminium with nylon and wood details.
Very exciting now the houyhnhnm's really starting to take shape, with the body back from the fibre glass casters and the mechanical legs attached...
Here's the finished polystyrene carve ready for dispatch to the casting workshop. It may not look like it now but this will be transformed into 5 horse torsos. Once the casts are back all that's left is fitting them up to the aluminium frame...
Unit 9 Hamlet Industrial Estate 96 Whitepost Lane London E9 5EN
A bit of metalwork just completed for Cheeky Tiki in Hackney Wick.
Beginnings of a commission for NWSI to create some mechanised stilt walking horse costumes.
Arachnobot and DM Pranks filming a new YouTube prank video just outside Rome last weekend. The video should be going live in the next few days.