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A Clockwork Miracle : Slideshow

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Public Domain/Wikipedia Commons
Portrait of Don Carlos by Alonso Sánchez Coello, 1558
Courtesy of Rosamond Purcell
Portrait of an automaton
Courtesy of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
The bot in full monk's costume
Courtesy of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
Rear veiw, unrobed
Monkbot Feet Smithsonian
Courtesy of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
The feet and lower mechanism
Monkbot Internal Smithsonian
Courtesy of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
Inside the bot
Liz and David and Kazuo 1999
Murakami Kazuo
Liz and David Todd work on the model, 1999
W. David Todd
From David's sketches: mechanism for the eyes and jaw
Components of the internal mechanism of the monk. Parts for foot stepping motion, and left arm movement
W. David Todd
From David's sketches: arts for foot stepping motion, and left arm movement
Courtesy of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
The completed model
Translucent Monkbot Head
Courtesy of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History

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