“Bugs for Lunch” Osceola Public Library

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“Bugs for Lunch” Osceola Public Library – 2008   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 Library reading program in 2008. The … 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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A selection of various sculpture projects that I completed. Photo Gallery:

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 Theatre, St. Croix Falls, WI. Note: The plants have been retired and no longer available for rental. PROJECT STATS: Over … 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 – 1989

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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 the play. Since there was no budget, I had to be … Read More

Talking Christmas Tree – 1986

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The Talking Xmas Tree was built for a shopping mall in Arlington, Texas. It talked and joked with guests . TALKING TREE STATS: 9.5 Feet Tall 8 Feet Diameter Closed circuit TV Movements- Head Left/Right Mouth Eyes Left/Right Eye Brows … Read More

The First One – 1976

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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 and body movements. The turntable was powered … Read More

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