Here’s a nice mini-documentary on kinetic sculptor/automata-maker Steve Armstrong. The video goes into a fair amount of detail on his design and building process.
Profile of automata artist Steve Armstrong
Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.View more articles by Gareth Branwyn