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Meet the Gorilla Makers!

Animal Makers welcomes back Lynette Roy!  Lynette has worked with us many times over the years!  You can see some of her other work for Animal Makers here.  Lynette is an amazing talent who has mastered draping, pattern making, hair punching, fur transfer, and even coloring in her busy career.Ron Roland is laying out arm extensions [...]

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How to animate a Walrus using simple special effects rig

Working in-camera is a natural way of creating content.  If your storyline requires something different.  Like a walrus.  And if there is really a walrus, acting like a walrus, and you have a camera, then you can lay down video tracks to enhance later in post production.Post production can go much faster if there are [...]

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Theme Park Gorilla

Came across this gorilla display we provided for an Anaheim theme park a few years back.  It was displayed in a 1950's style space suit.  Wonder if it is still there today?  Have you seen this?  The mold for this head is now available.  Animal Makers has newer versions that are different.  This one would do [...]

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Gorilla takes to the field at Great American Ballpark!

Have they have taken weight training to a new level?Watch this video is of a specialty version of this gorilla suit.  Enjoy!  Jim

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Animatronic hand and arm extensions

Hands certainly can be expressive!This new item was requested by the marketing team at Gorilla Glue.  They wanted their gorilla suit to be able to perform and look realistic, including performance by the fingers.  We pick up a lightweight cup in this video.  They do allow for dexterity.  The thumb move is an interesting lever.Performer's hand [...]

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Huaso Completed

Well it's taken three or four months to get Huaso to this point.  There is a strong, full steel armature inside this horse.  The frame was used as a base for the original sculpture. Hard foam was mounted over that frame and sculpted.  That sculpture was completed. Then a large FRP mold was created.  From [...]

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Enjoy the new store!

ENJOY YOUR VISIT!Thanks for taking the time to stop by the Animal Makers store.  New products are constantly being added.  Sales are offered for helping you find the best deals.1800 Individual Animal Related Props In Stock (including this Lion puppet)Film makers all over the world rely on Animal Makers to provide realistic animal props, rigs, [...]

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