Here’s a photo update showing what some of the Armature10 pieces are looking like. The idea with this library of products is that all of our A9 customers will be able to selectively augment their armature with realistic surface geometry all of which was derived through our in-house 3D scanning capabilities.
All of these pieces will be available individually as well as in themed sets. These in particular are for building two female age groups we are calling Ballerinas.
NOTE: That you sacrifice articulation and range of motion when using an A10 product. For instance, notice how the entire forearm (including hands) are all one connected sculptural piece. So there’s no finger, or wrist movement. The idea with A10 is to provide artists with realistic (3d scanned) sculptural reference of the human figure, but allow you do use it selectively so that you can decide where you want to keep articulation and where you’re willing to sacrifice it. But to have sufficient range of motion so that you could purchase an entire A10 doll and still have great posable reference.
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