Dr. Oculus Animatronics
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Dr. Oculus Animatronics – Started in 2014 – Ongoing Project Dr.Oculus is the first animatronics character for me in a few years. Well, since RoboBird II in 2007. I’ve been drawing him for a while and REALLY like the idea … Read More

Bugs for Lunch at Osceola Public Library
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Bugs for Lunch at Osceola Public Library Bugs for Lunch at Osceola Public Library This animatronic plant was originally created for a local production of Little Shop of Horrors. I “re-purposed” it for the “Bugs for Lunch” at the Osceola Public … Read More

Robobird and the Peeps
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Robobird and the Peeps – 2007 Robobird and the Peeps / Robobird II is a robot “animatronic” character which combines elements of David’s expertise in sculpture, theatre and engineering. Robobird ll got his initial start as quick pencil sketches drawn on the … Read More

Variety of Sculpture Projects
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Variety of Sculpture Projects. A selection of various sculpture projects that I completed over the years on a variety of strange topics. David N. DeMattia’s artistic style reflects the influence of his childhood in Southern California, where he spent a fair … Read More

Little Shop of Horrors
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Little Shop of Horrors – The making of a man eating plant. (2004) A project for the St. Croix Festival Theater, St. Croix Falls, WI. Little Shop of Horrors PROJECT STATS: Over 300 pounds of Polystyrene 5 Gallons of Sculpt … Read More

Miscellaneous Stuff 1983-1995
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Miscellaneous Stuff 1983-1995 David N. DeMattia’s artistic style reflects the influence of his childhood in Southern California, where he spent a fair amount of time at Disneyland. He spent as much of his time at the park as possible and the … Read More

Animatronic Review -1995
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Animatronic Review – This 1995 project was the culmination of two years of work. Since a kid, I have always wanted to design a computer controlled, audio sync animatronic control system. All I needed was a topic and a deadline. … Read More

Bird of Prey Giant Rat
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Bird of Prey Giant Rat Bird of Prey Giant Rat   GIANT RAT In 1989, I built this giant rat for the Dallas Childrens Theatre in Dallas, Texas. It was to run out on stage and attack the villain of … Read More

Talking Christmas Tree 1986
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Talking Christmas Tree 1986. The Talking Xmas Tree was built for a shopping mall in Arlington, Texas. It talked and joked with guests. Since I had yet to develop a control system syncing a sound track with motion control, the … Read More

The First One was a Parrot
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The First One was a Parrot 1976. This is it, the very first complete animatronic figure I ever built! It was around 1975 or 76. It used the guts torn from a child’s jumping frog toy for the mouth, neck … Read More

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