Giant Tiki Puppet This tiki will end up as a puppet/animatonic character for a future show project. I have gone through 35 cans of Great Stuff spray foam (so far). Stay tuned for progress!
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
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 – 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 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 – 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. 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