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Croc & Plover: Behind the Scenes

Minjee Cheon

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 - 04:14:21 pm

@ Minjee

**To see the final PDF by Brendan and me click here

We had a lot of ideas for our crocodile and plover bird kinetic beast but not all of it worked out. So here are some of the explorations, challenges, and potential changes that could be made.

?Overview? 1. Pot pot boat (challenges & potential changes) 2. Magnet repulsion Read more →


Eyes of the Kinetic Beast - Part 1

Joel Lee

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 - 03:48:47 pm

@ Joel Lee

Welcome back! Herein begins the first part of our journey to the final product!

During our consultation with Cheryl, she pointed out that the hierarchy of our model was messy, thus distracting the viewers from the key elements of the piece.

She also noted that the movement of the fish skeleton did not Read more →


A Kinetic Beast Finalisation Part 1


Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 - 02:44:06 pm

@ castrochronicles

After a tedious process of taming the beasts, we finally understood how our designated animals interact, individually and together. Minjee and I came together with our final project-  

The Purifier.

Do check out Minjee’s OSS for part 2 on our explorations, challenges, and future projections.

The link redirects to our PDF to summarise the entire project:

Read more →


Kinetic Beast Sketch Model OSS

Joel Lee

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 - 01:34:03 pm

@ Joel Lee

Our animals are: Sea anemone, Starfish and the Clown fish.

To begin, we looked into the relationship between each of our animals to find a correlation between their existence.

The sea anemone shares a symbiotic relationship with the clown fish. The clown fish seeks protection within the sea anemone, while the clown fish Read more →


[F&V] Kinetic Beasts: Final Model - Process and Development


Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 - 11:00:10 am

@ Francesca

*Group OSS by JJ and Fran


We redesigned the frame such that the syringes would be at the side and the ‘fleas’ would sit in the middle of the model. This way, it’s easier to operate the mechanism with swiping motions of the arms.

Making of Final Model

At this stage, Read more →


A kinetic beast PDF


Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 - 04:23:59 am

@ castrochronicles

A summary of Minjee and I’s project on “In the Eyes of Kinetic Beasts”.