Chat with sexy girl robots
Mc Mullen grew up drawing, painting and working in mixed-media art until in his 20s he discovered a passion for sculpting, specializing in creating lifelike female figures 12 to 18 inches tall.
That talent landed him a job at a Halloween mask factory in San Diego, where he learned the technique of injection molding.
” Realbotix CEO/creative director Matt Mc Mullen is rolling out a doll, whose name is Harmony, that has a robotic head. Mc Mullen, whose company is in San Marcos, is the founder of Abyss Creations which makes the Real Doll.
Abyss has a 12-week order backlog for the dolls, each of which requires about 80 hours of labor that begins with silicone molding and finishes with painting, makeup, clothing, hairstyling, manicure and jewelry, by request.
The Real Dolls range from ,000 to ,000, but can range up to ,000 with custom orders.
(Eduardo Contreras)Nonetheless, it’s eerie spending an hour in the company of Mc Mullen’s Harmony prototype. Her eyes move, her eyelids blink, her eyebrows rise, she can turn her head, dip her chin and change facial expressions.
And when the face motor and bluetooth-powered speaker are in “chat” mode, she can talk up a blue streak.
In 1997, he launched Abyss Creations with the goal of selling his lifelike full-size dolls as art pieces.