Age 7
Prince George, Canada

Mary was inspired to try and do something about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Inspired by a love of mermaids, she invented the Mermicorn, which swims around eating microplastics in the water, collecting larger plastic waste and taking it back to a boat so it can be disposed of safely.

Mermicorn by Mary

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The Inventor
Prince George, Canada
The Maker
Seyeon Park
Toronto, Canada

Invention Story

The Idea!

It eats microplastics and recycles it into useful plastic. It catches the big plastic in its purse. It lives in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

Mary has been thinking more about her idea and what whe has learnt about the ocean through becoming an ocean inventor.

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Concept Art

For a few weeks, I've been working on the concept designs and story boards planning for the production of motion graphic ...

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Animator Seyeon met with Mary on a video call and the two chatted about the Mermicorn and discussed the initial drawings that Seyeon had started for the invention animation.

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Almost there!- Total Compositing and Editing

The project is running towards the end. I have been doing the very final step, compositing a ...

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With such great ideas and drawings we are looking forward to seeing Mary's future inventions!

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