Cafe Wren Garden Art Sale – 2016

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Cafe Wren Garden Art Sale Come out for this BIG plant and art sale. I’ll be there as well as a lot of my friends.  I will displaying both inside and outside with new garden art & panels along with … Read More

Animatronic Eyestalk Moves!

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Animatronic Eyestalk Moves ! I found my box of radios and hooked one up to the eye-stalk. I stated building this about 15 years ago to test the technology.

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.

Dr. Oculus Animatronics – 2014

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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” 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

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

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