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wire armature making

My wire puppets keep breaking. How do you guys make yours?

Started by Count Croc

4 Mar 4
Reply by StopmoNick

Child of the Hydra's Teeth replica puppet Work in Progress

Just wanted to share my latest puppet project, still putting the finishing touches on it as well as finessing the overall shaping of areas.

Started by fantamation

2 Jan 21
Reply by Count Croc

Does Anyone Know Tom Baker The Model Maker (not the actor)?

While this post does have some merit in regards to puppet making, this is more of a historical post regarding stop-motion puppets. Back in…

Started by Wallace Jones

6 Jan 15
Reply by Ken Langley

Paranorman Eyes

Hi All, Anybody got any info about how Paranormans Eyes work and what theyre made of? Ive watched all the featurettes I can watch and while…

Started by Paul

37 Dec 3, 2018
Reply by Bharoto Yekti

Making of Latex Alien Puppet

Hello all!  Hope everything's going well,so many fantastic projects on this site.  I was recently commissioned to make this stop-motion pup…

Started by Alistair Nicholls

0 Nov 3, 2018

Video tutorials for needle felting puppets?

I'm learning to do needle felting with wool, and the process itself is relatively straightforward - however, I could really do with some st…

Started by Dylan Lee

2 Oct 12, 2018
Reply by Brandon Ayers

Using cushion foam with silicone

I meant to do this some time ago, but here is the result of my little experiment. The problem: silicone can be very heavy and bounces back…

Started by Simon Tytherleigh

8 Oct 1, 2018
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

3D pen with flexible filaments to make puppets?

Pardon me if this has been covered on the forum before, but I did a search and don't see anything about it. I've become curious about 3D pe…

Started by Ursula Hitler

9 Sep 25, 2018
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Bat Puppet

Hey there! Been a while since I last posted anything, but I decided to get off my butt and make something. Here's a video of a bat puppet I…

Started by Jack Liddon

2 Sep 9, 2018
Reply by Jack Liddon

Substitution for Naphtha for painting Silicone?

Hi gang, I have often read that Naphtha is used to thin tinted silicone so you can paint with it, or even push it through an airbrush. I wa…

Started by Dawn Brown

20 Aug 28, 2018
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

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