February 6th, 2010

  • foofers

Dragon Tail Tutorial

One of the most common questions I get while performing as Scabrous the dragon is, “How did you get the tail to move?” A lot of folks expect servos and technical stuff, but it’s all just gravity.

This is still incomplete, but I wanted to get the ball rolling. There are parts shown of two different tails in progress, and a few steps are lacking photographs. My camera also just crapped out again, so I filled in some gaps with poor-quality cell phone snapshots. I’ll come back to this and fill in the blanks as time permits. In the interim, most of the information is here, if a bit sloppy. Please let me know of any errors or glaring omissions, and I’ll refine this.

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