Over the past few months,
we have had requests to offer an Animatronics workshop by many
of our customers and others, so Blue Point Engineering along
with Wizard Devices is considering offering a workshop in the
very near future.
Would you be interested
in learning about Animatronics?
Some of the information
to be covered in the workshop:
Introduction to animatronics, past, current and future.
Principles of pneumatics, motor/solenoid controlling, lighting
effects, servo modification, and mechanical design as applied
to animatronic concepts. Motion and sound controller programming
and hardware setup. Applications of good animatronic design,
as well as other unique areas.
Students will also work
hands on with a variety of different controllers including, servo,
motor, pneumatic, sound effect boards and others control hardware
and animatronic props.
Students will at the end
of the workshop have an opportunity to take home several controllers
they work with, as well as several animatronic props they built
and animated as part of the workshop. Imagine taking home an
animatronic head you built and can program with sound and motion,
an LED effects controller or Pneumatic Valve Controller and other
Some of the animatronic controllers and items you work with and
take home include:
12 ...other controllers.
4 Channel Sound Board
Gabby - Mechanical Kit
Gabby Motion Controller
Various Gag Studio Heads and Characters
Assorted servos, motors, construction material, electronic
parts LED's, power supply.
And much, much more ...........
Workshop Cost $ 1995.00 includes 5 day workshop and take home
controllers / hardware and props.
The dates and workshop
location is still being finalized.
If you are interested, please fill out the Survey Form and answer some of the Survey Questions below to let us know your needs, this will help us
determine dates, locations and what you want from an animatronic
You have an opportunity to bring an Animatronics Workshop to
your location! Survey
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Some Workshop Questions?
Help us custom design an Animatronic
Workshop for your needs
Please comment on the questions below in the Survey
What is the Best Month and Days for a Workshop?
What do you want to learn from the Workshop? Basic or Advanced?
How many days should the Animatronics Workshop be?
Would you like hands-on, Classroom type training or both?
Would you travel to different location for the workshop?
Would you travel to another state, and stay several days in that
What type of materials would you expect to get from the workshop?
Would you like to go away from the workshop with Animatronic
equipment hat you had a chance to work with in the workshop?
Would you be willing to pay a small fee for Animatronic controllers
to take with you after the workshop?
What areas should the workshop teach about?
How many people should attend the workshop, what size should
the class be limited to?
What Dollar Amount would you spend on a workshop, that includes
take home controllers and props?
What Dollar Amount would you spend on a workshop without taking
home controllers and props?
Who do you want to teach the workshop what type of instructor
would you expect?
Would you want to visit several Animatronic / Mask Making businesses?
Would you want to visit a Theme Park as part of the Workshop?
Would you need a hotel to stay at,?
If activities were offered before and after the workshop,
would you arrive early or stay later after the workshop
( Tourist sites, state visitors sites )