"wow :D thank's a lot :)
i think i'll go and try to wrap it first with an athletic wrap and then dip it in latex or with vitaflex (silicone).. i'll wrap the whole puppet with athletic wrap and then the upper part will be a striped…"
"Oh god, I love this movie, it's great and very interesting! :o But how have you done the blur moving from one object to another? Was it a videocam or just pictures with different focuses? (Sorry for my language skills, please ;)) "
"To make thin tubular legs, I think I would wrap the armature wire in thin foam bandage underwrap. Then I would find some thin striped stretch fabric and sew it into a thin tube on the sewing machine. Then Turn it inside out (there is a tool made for…"
"I use a Paasche Model H airbrush for painting my puppets and models. You can take out the nozzle parts for cleaning. I don't know the price today - I bought mine in New Zealand about 40 years ago. But they still make that model in the US and it…"
Hello guys,I am planning to buy a new airbrush machine to paint my puppets and props, can anyone recommend a good quality machine?My budget would be up to $ 500 USD. Also, I need some tips on what to avoid and how to clean it because I heard pax paint sometimes destroy the nozzle. Thanks in advance! See More
"The Craftmeister just made me think of this - you could wrap the arms and legs with a thick soft string like I did my fingers. If you get something called craft yarn (available believe it or not through craft stores or sewing stores) it's very…"
"Like the good Strider suggested , if you're after a "rubbery-plastic" look, I'd use dipping latex. You'll have to have a steady hand to paint the black stripes on, though. Wrapping the wire in athletic wrap will help it…"
"Just saw your post about the head:
And empty head and nickel plated nuts (< another link. You know what to do.)
You might also benefit from seeing how I made these puppets, which have similar characteristics:
Building the Radke…"
"I wouldn't cover them with anything thick - just maybe sew some stretch fabric around them tightly, or use some shrink tubing that you heat with a hairdryer or heat gun and it shrinks around the wire. Oh, if you used twisted wire for the legs…"
":D you have no idea how much "Flip the frog" and "Bimbo" cartoons i've seen on the last two weeks :)
well.. yeah, i'm working with an aluminum armature, but i'm trying to make really thin arms and legs, iv'e…"