New Guide: Make an Animatronic Fizzgig Puppet with Monster M4sk
Check out the latest Learn Guide from Erin St. Blaine: Create an animated, robotic Fizzgig puppet, inspired by Fizzgig from the Dark Crystal movie and Netflix series. This tutorial uses a Monster M4sk board and a servo to create a barking Fizzgig doll with animated eyes. From the guide:
Create a growling, barking Fizzgig puppet with a moving mouth and LCD animated eyes. He’s fierce and fancy, with sound effects and movement, and he’s surprisingly easy to build. The Monster M4sk board does all the work.
Installing software is as easy as copying and pasting a few files. Then, plug in a servo, speaker, and hook up a trigger button, and you’ll be growling at passers-by and protecting all the Gelflings in no time.
This is a great build to do with kids since most of the work is in building the craft-foam mouth and getting his hair just right. Set him up to guard your Halloween candy bowl, or wear him like a stole. Everyone needs their own animatronic Fizzgig.
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