- All animatronics have an audience. What is the main emotion you want to transmit to them?
- Your character lives in a world, has a personality and a story behind. Which one? Does it require a defined stage to be effective?
- How does the participatory design methodology work in your own animatronic project?
- Are there artists or projects that influence your creation?
I will continue to work on my mop design. I want this mop to be anxious, obsessed about cleaning, a little bit angry. So everything that OCD brings with it. As discussed in class, I think it makes sense to create a stage for my mop, I will definitely need a bucket, so that my mop is not perceived as an animal or a different object.
For the design of the mop, I already have my mop set up for moving its mouth, I will need to add a stick behind and two arms, which will move spastically to represent the anxiety of the mop. What I am also thinking about right now is what material I should use for the sticks, so that they are not vey heavy, and what material should I use for the eyes and whether I want to have eyes at all.
There are no particular artists, that influence this project. It is just the emotion of obsession inspired me to create this mop. I am still looking into examples of mop-toys to draw in some ideas for my eyes issue.