MM 1: Coding Mouth Motion (method 1)

Details: Now that you have your own monster mask together we need to start coding the servo that controls the mouth. In this video we’ll go over what type of motion control can be used to make our monster mouth as believable as possible. (we’ll cover another method in MM 3 if you’d like to try another style of motion) Supplies:
  • Hummingbird Bit Microcontroller kit
  • USB cable
  • Computer with Snap account
  • Monster Manual printout
  • Cardboard 11 x 14
  • Cardboard 11 x 8.5
  • Cardboard cutter
    • X-acto 
    • Box cutter
    • Canary Cutter
  • Scissors
  • Tape
    • Double-sided
    • Standard
    • Masking
  • Position Servos
    • Two for basic
    • Three or four for advanced
  • Wooden Skewers
  • Straws
  • 2 paperclips
  • Micro Servo Paper Mount
    • Horn down
  • Monster Mask Template 1-3
  • Pliers/wire cutters
Resources: Monster Manual Google Slides deckPdf version Servo  Servo Mount (horn up) Servo Mount (horn down) Servo Mount construction video Mask template (for print) Monster Mask Paper Template Monster Mask Pre-made face parts (eyes and mouth) In-video graphic reference Length Function graphic  Servo Position Graphic