Rook the Knight faces off against the Tesla Coils! Rook will be conducting up to 1,500,000 volts of electricity safely through his authentic full steel jousting armor, weighing 95 pounds.Project Website
Film, special effects, and engineering have always been fascinating for me. I graduated form the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee in December of 2016 with a degree in Film, Video, and New genres as well as a minor in Art and Design. I'm primarily a fabricator with most of my experience in hands on construction in steel, wood, various other materials. I started out with Blacksmithing in Highschool which then transitioned into armorsmithing. My freshman year of college I began making my first suit of armor which has become the character that is Rook. My goal was to create a unique suit that could double as a character in films and performances. Alongside the armor work I've pursued interests in Directing, Prop making, Set Design, Rigging, and both Special and Visual effects. It is a major goal for me to create a large budget feature film involving my character Rook.