January 19, 2005
And really expensive store!
AND A CREEPY WEBSITE!
SMOKING Monkey Automata!
12 years ago
Oh, man. These are excellent. Cheers.
Paul Spooner's definitely worth looking into, if you like this kind of thing (most of the "Automata Cabaret" models are his). His designs are excellent and show an extraordinary level of both technical and visual creativity. In fact, I'm kind of wishing I'd focused the post more on him.
But really awesome.
A lady and her organ
A lady and her birdie
A lady and her bow
umm, TUM, the last two are the same linky...
So 'tis. I blames the rum.
But when do I get my robot body?
I had a robot body I wore it out to tea I wore it out so often I wore out its batteries
If I had a robot I'd robot in the mornin' I'd robot in the evenin' 'Til my robot killed m--
Silent movie re-creation of the famous "Chess Player"
Scary Minstrel-Show-Type Dude
Automatomontage with Groovy Mellow Music
New Version of the Pooping Duck
Creepy Parts-Missing Fiddle Player
Really Cool Lady Pretends to Be Antique Automaton
Fiddle Guy is super-extra creepy!
Upon further reading, the one that I billed as a lady pretending to be an automaton is putated to be an actual automaton. I'm not sure I believe it, though - the hands and eyes don't look right. Neither does the motion. And I have trouble believing even a hand-cranker would run that quietly.
Rabbit in a cabbage!
Bear drinking beer (beer-drinking bear)!
*applauds TUM's necromancing skillz* The bear is just genius. Such a simple, but utterly brilliant idea to move the liquid.