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A Youtube Channel Called Reel Robots

So what is next? As some of you know I've been throwing around the idea of a robotics Youtube channel. The notion of giving back my knowledge to the community via YouTube is intriguing. At the very least, the channel will result in a repository of videos showing current robot technology, 3D tools, and how I to use them to build robots. The channel also allow me to explore the hundreds of robot ideas in my head. Every robot build will consist of several episodes to complete (approx 6 to 8 episodes) and will be released bi-monthly. The channel will be rebranded as "REEL ROBOTS" ("REEL" as in a movie reel, as most of my robots, will look as though they stepped out of a movie) and will launch in May 2020.
 
Robots are expensive to build as you all know, and support will be paramount. The success of this endeavor will in part be by interest, viewer participation, sponsors, merch, affiliate links, and Patreon members.  If you are not yet a subscriber, please stop by my YouTube channel and subscribe its free! 

All the best,

Will


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#347  
Wb Will. A kiss to Zoe from me!*love*
#348  
Nice to hear from you again Will. Look forward to Guardians 3 and to see what you got next up your sleeve on your next builds.
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#349  
I got a couple of episodes coming up soon...mostly hardware and tools related. In one I unbox and review the Phrozen Sonic Mega 8K resin 3d Printer. That's a mouth full. This printer has a huge built volume and with an 8K mono screen, you can get some truly astounding details from this printer. I've been waiting for this printer for a few months and will be my primary printer to reprint all of my Hexapods (gars) parts, so he will be in high resolution.

In the next episode, I review the Einscan H 3D scanner perfect for reverse engineering. I'm using it to scan people but you can easily scan robot frames and then build your robot shells on top of your already built mechanics. Many great uses.

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#351  
Looks Good Will, 

Will be checking in...

Good luck

EzAng
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#352  
Finally got the video up for the Mega 8K. This resin printer is a beast..here is my review, tests and thoughts on this printer.

#353  
Will, Thanks so much for the review. I'm blown away. This printer seems to be close to eliminating all the reasons why I haven't gotten into 3D printing so far. Looks like things are getting close to plug and play in the 3D printing game.
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Hey guys, another video..here I use the Einscan H scanner to copy my kid's heads digitally so I can make custom-fitted 3d printed masks for them. Enjoy!

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#355  
Hi Will,
No wounder you're the king of FX!  Once you scan the head do you them print it out on your Mega 8K resin printer. (nevermind) I just your video again, it looks like you design the mask in Z brush then only print he mask. Could you just print the head that was scanrd then use the oil clay to make a mask the old fashion way. 

As always you do fantastic work! I love your videos as ways too!:D
Cheers,
merne
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#356  
@merne, Yes you can! That is what I suggested a couple of months ago in the email I sent you about the head cast. This scanner (EinScan) is quite pricey at $5k, but I got a scanner from a kickstarter called Revo Pop scanner. Its about $600 and it does amazingly high detailed scans. I think its available on Amazon now. But yes you could print out head from a scan and add clay on top to make your own masks.

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#358  
Hey guys STILL on Guardians 3 ( 7 months). In the meantime, I got a notice from YouTube threatening to take away my monetization because I have not uploaded a video for 6 months. So I threw together a flashy intro for youtube, Instagram Twitter etc. Hopefully, they will be happy I am once again producing revenue for them through their advertisers :/

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hi will

i didn get a notification on youtube for you video .found it do .
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#360  
Hello friends and builders. I just finished up work on the Guardians of the Galaxy 3. It was a very long shoot, just short of 7 months. I've been out of the loop for quite some time, so I have no idea how things have been going in the robot world. I look forward to poking around. Anyways, I hope you are well. Just wanted to say hello!

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#361  
Wow that’s so cool!! The makeup is unreal. Is that some sort of silicon? How does it look so smooth and bright? Seeing it with a regular phone camera says wonders for your talent! I assumed there was a bunch of post processing but clearly it’s all skill:)
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#362  
That's super cool!  Can't wait to see the new Galaxy 3,  What a long production.  Welcome back.  Can't wait to see any new projects when you return home,
Cheers!
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#363  
Ha thanks. Yeah it is all silicone. I think I've done this make up (over 4 films) around 250 times, so I have a system down that works for me. Each film I also try to change things, make them better. This year I redesigned the color to "pop" more and redesigned the silicone piece that's glued to her face each day. I also added a different silver in the lines on her face that really show up with a glint on camera. If have to do the same make up so many times I am always looking for making it interesting and improve the make up.

We also had alot of fun on this film including making instagram videos with Zoe...my kids said I am finally famous because one of the videos had 85 million views....not for being a hollywood makeup artistxD
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#364  
There’s a lot of new robot skills and ARC updates for you lol. Lots and lots haha
#365  
Welcome back Will! I'm definitely looking forward to GOTG Vol.3!!
#366  
Welcome back my friend. I bet you and your family are so glad to see each other again!

Silicone, Ugh! I bet she gets really uncomfortably hot under all that.