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Mechanika, Revised and Updated by Doug Chiang

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Designing a Large Humanoid Robot

Iron Robot

For this demo, follow along as we design and paint a giant iron robot using the computer.

Tools

Surface

Post-it Note pad, 3" × 3" (8cm × 8cm)

Other

Blue line pencil

Computer with Adobe Photoshop

STEP 1: Thumbnail Sketch

Using the blue line pencil, sketch a rough design on the Post-it Note. Don’t worry about details; draw for a strong silhouette.

STEP 2: Scanning the Sketch

Scan your best thumbnail sketch into the computer and resize it to the final working size. Mine is 10" × 7" (25cm × 18cm) at 300 ...

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