MM 2: Give your monster a voice

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Details: In this video, we’ll take the monster’s movable mouth and add actual speech to it by using a text-to-speech block. Then you can start to incorporate your monster’s voice and responses to the storyboard conversations you planned ahead of time. 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