We can't offer the solution on the table, but we can give you a direction that's going to help you do this project.
Personally, if I were you, I'd start with something really small and then, incrementally, move to something bigger.
But, if you're a
complete noob as you said, then this thing can take years, so you need to embark for a long "trip".
Yerkes Dodson curve that shows the relationship between
stress (or as it's called the
As you can see, you get the best performance when you balance out the
difficulty of a project with the
skills you have at a specific moment in time.
The harder the project, the
less productive you get, and the
more time you spend on it without getting any results -
frustration and anxiety settle in and the next step is to quit.
So this proves the point that we need to evaluate our skills and determine what challenges we can accept and take.
Regarding the hardware stuff, I'd start with instructables.com as there are so many projects that you'll need a lifetime to get through all of them - joking ... or maybe not.
Here's a project I found on a simple
google search on
This is just a sample, so you can look for better alternatives and find something more suitable to you.
Again, start small - maybe use just one servo at a time and then increment.
You're going to feel really good when you see that something is moving around.
I'll be here for any other questions you might have and I'm happy to help you.