"Ruffian"

2014   9" x 20" x 8"   Video   Blog Post

Final shot.
Final shot.

He waves his knife around, and his head turns as well.

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Side shot.
Side shot.
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Close shot.
Close shot.
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Head shot.
Head shot.
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His shoes
His shoes
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His handmade knife.
His handmade knife.
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His body in progress.
His body in progress.
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Sculpting the head.
Sculpting the head.

I use a custom mix of polymer clay.

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His body before painting.
His body before painting.
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More progress.
More progress.

I used 2 precision bearings in his neck.

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The mechanism inside his chest.
The mechanism inside his chest.
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Drawing of the mechanism.
Drawing of the mechanism.
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Two cams and levers.
Two cams and levers.
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The compact mechanism.
The compact mechanism.
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