I’m so THRILLED to announce that Rider & Ranger have taken an evolutionary step forward in 2018. Ranger (as of now) has an additional five points of articulation in the hand with a thumb that can adduct and abduct and the other fingers have three joints each instead of two. Rider’s hands continue to have the same articulation as before but are created at twice the resolution rendering a much smoother and more solid/less fragile result. I put together this image to properly identify the major differences and advantages of each:
(all orders placed after 2/24/18 feature these improvements)
Goodness why so few blog posts??
Well, the honest truth is that I’ve been incredibly busy building armatures. Since updating the product listing to show the wooden version of Rider and all other small armature variants, the popularity of these products has skyrocketed. Same happened with our product listing on Amazon. So this is great news of course! Just feel embarrassed at how little blog posts I’ve made.
And it’s not like there isn’t stuff to blog about either. Like for instance, I recently made some major improvements to Rider’s hands (cosmetic and strength-wise) and am working on a new articulated hand for Ranger that features additional range of motion on each finger and the thumb. I hope to be taking photos and posting updates on these things soon.
Also have been building so many other cool custom armatures for customers but there just hasn’t been time to take pictures.
Thank you so much for everyone’s patience. Oh, if you’d like to see something cool, head on over to our A10 indiegogo campaign and check out the latest update. I posted pictures of the completed ballerina models: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/a10-ballerina-manikin-dance#/updates/all
Cool new video featuring variants and sizes
Just finished making this cool custom order that came in through our Armature Lab.
I’m always so tickled by the cool things people build with our pieces.
Go to www.armaturelab.com to build your own custom armature.
Hey all, in the past couple weeks we’ve experienced an unexpected volume of sales. We’ve been very busy making and building them and this week we’ll be shipping and fulfilling them all. So keep an eye out for your shipping notification and tracking number. My apologies for the delays. Rest assured your order will be shipping soon. And any orders that are placed before the 15th this month we will be sure to ship in time for Christmas (if you’re located within the United States).
Just finished this cool custom dragon biped armature. Did you know you can order custom armatures? There are two ways you can do this:
- Pick from existing pieces in our build-it page
- Email us a sketch and we’ll build it for you.
Option 2 is often chosen by customers who can’t find the exact length or type of piece for their armature in which case we’ll actually make new and custom pieces to fit your design.
What was especially eventful about this build is that it was my first time creating the dragon wings at this smaller scale.