Animatronic Eyestalk
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Animatronic Eyestalk Here is an Animatronic Eyestalk I built early in the 21st century. I wanted to make an Eyestalk inspired by the “Eye Bush” in the movie Labyrinth.     The Vertebra disks where made on an programmable steel punch. The square holes … Read More

New Dragon Sculptures
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Here some new stuff going on in the studio! I’m working on some New Dragon Sculptures for the 2016 art show season. REMEMBER: Signup for my newsletter to keep up to date on art show schedules, new work and shenanigans at the studio.

New Products in the Giftshop!
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Check out my New Products in the Giftshop ! These LandShark Steel Sculpture are plasma cut out of steel, welded together then hand bent into it’s fishy shape. Finally, a finishing soak in the “rusty juice” to give it it’s … Read More

BIG SALE at the STUDIO
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BIG SALE at the STUDIO. BIG SALE MAY 2nd & 3rd at the STUDIO! After going through our 12 years of existing inventory, we are going to have a BIG clearance sale this weekend at the Eartharts Spring Tour. Scratch … Read More

David DeMattia’s Patents
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David DeMattia’s Patents David DeMattia’s Patents One of the goals when I moved to Minnesota to work for Ecolab was to get a patent. They are a very Patent driven company and rely on people coming up with new products, … Read More

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

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