An Interesting Specimen Automaton

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An Interesting Specimen - Concept Drawing

  A contemporary automaton by Dug North

This is pencil drawing I did in a graph paper lined sketchbook.

I actually awoke at 2 or 3 AM one morning with the idea. I stayed awake long enough to draw the figure under glass. The face sketch and other details were added later.

I like the idea that the character in this one would be focused on the the person turning the crank.

And because I really think just a bit of sound takes wooden automata to a new level, I like the idea that you would be able to hear the little zoologist figure beating against the jar.