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« on: April 20, 2004 01:20:26 PM »

I wanted to do something with some cardboard boxes and styrofoam cluttering my tiny apartment. Since I draw silly robots, I thought I'd make a lifesize version of him.

http://www.blissfullybitter.com/bb/robots/boris38.gif

I posted the whole process in a photo gallery on my website.
http://www.blissfullybitter.com/boris/boris1.html

It was a challenge, but definitely fun. I'd love to build more if a) I had the money to do it and b) people were interested.

He turned out to be a whole interactive art thing, but it was all inspired by trying to repurpose boxes.

If you get through the gallery and want to see the "snapshots" in his chest, they can be found in my sketchatorium - http://www.blissfullybitter.com/boris/sketchbook.html

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« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2004 05:31:13 PM »

Hee Hee I love him (her?)...i have a real soft spot for anything even vaguely robot-y.  Does he have a name?
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« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2004 06:45:08 PM »

That is sweet. I love robots.
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« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2004 06:45:22 PM »

Thanks. His name is Boris.
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« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2004 06:35:16 AM »

I love him!  What great company.  
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« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2004 02:41:00 PM »

oooh spooky lol
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« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2004 05:43:32 PM »

I don't think I could see him as anything other than Boris, and he is very cool!
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« Reply #7 on: April 22, 2004 08:13:34 AM »

is the silver stuff foil, or some kinda tape? I love him, esp. since hes made with stuff you would normally trash...and hes definately a Boris, now he needs a girlfriend...
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« Reply #8 on: April 22, 2004 08:22:48 AM »

The silver is this aluminum duct tape stuff. I think it came from a hardware store, but I'm not sure. My boyfriend built a kitty robot with a bubble machine inside for me and had a bunch of the tape left over.
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« Reply #9 on: May 02, 2004 09:19:53 PM »

He is so cute. And I like your Bitterbots sketches.
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