From beginning to end this past semester, the product development of the Bat Camcorder challenged us weekly to consider design changes for both function and aesthetics. Now that the effect has been filmed, a finalization of the prototype is continued… Continue Reading Product Development of an Underworld Camcorder- An ‘Eye-Opening’ Experience
Boy howdy so much has changed since we last spoke dear blog readers! As we approach our filming date, we have had to reexamine what it is we want to accomplish with this project. We see our project as having… Continue Reading Some ARRRtistic Liberties
Since joining this class and diving head first into the amazing challenges and lessons it has to offer, I have had one thing on my mind: “Oh good lord, what have I done.” My name is Kyle Cordova and I… Continue Reading Come Hull or High Water
Before we get into the specifics of the Bat-Cam, I want to make sure that we get to know this little guy. The Bat-Camcorder lives in the Underworld and is used by the students of Refund High School (read the story here.) … Continue Reading Bat-Camcorder: #Technologically Challenged…?
Yikes! Our raptor reveal party with breakfast tacos is one week away! But I feel great about our progress. A few weeks ago raptors were chasing me in my nightmares but now I feel great to stand in our classroom… Continue Reading The Skin on my Chinny-Chin-Chin
Up until this week, the theme of our class has been prototype, prototype, prototype and with each of our prototypes came a whole new series of questions, problem solving, and total confusion. We have had both major successes and slight… Continue Reading The Power of “Yet”
Our cyberpunk raptors are slowly but surely beginning to show signs of life, but we can’t start shouting “IT’S ALIVE!!!” until we include the cherry on top of this robotic sundae: The Head! For me personally, this is the pièce de… Continue Reading Heads Up!
As deadlines creep closer and the school year gets rougher, progress in the Raptor lab is chugging along at a reasonable pace. The guest artist Zoë Morsette came in to present My Life in Art, as well as to assist… Continue Reading The Road Ahead
The Raptor Team is quickly approaching the end of out prototyping phase and entering the final build. We have come a long way. Here is an update on the class happenings this week. We were so fortunate to be able… Continue Reading Week 8 Update – Raptor Report
Already halfway through the semester! Our meeting on Monday morning mainly focused on adjusting foot and leg placement. Our major problem with the leg and foot is that: the feet team made their foot before the leg team finish… Continue Reading Week7 Update