Weeds Never Sleep

A harrowing view of the HotShot from the weed's perspective.

Some projects definitely have more personality than others. We recently finished up work for an innovative Kickstarter project called "HotShot," an organic herbicide sprayer. Inventor Michael Peterson came to us with a great idea and a rough sketch, and we had a lot of fun developing a 3d model and supporting images.

The HotShot allows gardeners to kill weeds without bending over or getting their hands dirty. You have to pledge $300 to get one of the first run HotShots, but the sinister pleasure that comes along with shooting hot acid (organic, of course!) at those green monsters comes free of charge.

Update, May 2015: The design for this invention continues to evolve. Michael got back in touch with us for some updated renderings. Here's how they turned out:

Ady Leverette was a designer and a principal at Fat Pencil Studio between 2011 and 2018.