GENERAL PUPPET MAKING (177)

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Foam latex build up materials (Monster Makers)

I'm looking to use the foam latex build up technique for the skin on a puppet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uG-ZIOXZ7w&list=WL&;…

Started by Devin Pingree

8 Oct 3
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Sculpting faces

Hello everyone, For my thesis film last year, I used 3D printing to create the different faces (masks) for the puppets. This time, I decid…

Started by Youp Zondag

6 Sep 27
Reply by Adam Taylor

Horse Puppet Issue

Hi There, I have been a long time reader but have just joined the group! I recently made a horse with a wire armature and articulated jaw w…

Started by Rebecca Agnew

7 Sep 17
Reply by StopmoNick

Armature and Casting advice for movable animal ears

So for the film I'm making right now, I've got two main characters that are goats. As such, I was wanting to give them both ears that can b…

Started by Ben Young

6 Jun 14
Reply by StopmoNick

Hazard suit puppets

So I'm working on a film about an expedition in Chernobyl and all the mutated monsters that live within. How do you think I could make real…

Started by Count Croc

3 May 1
Reply by Count Croc

Had to make a character for Character Design Class in Animation School - I made a clay puppet and her duck

Picked up a bunch of things from the dollar store and made this queen and her duck! I don't intend on animating her, because I didn…

Started by Mozen

3 Apr 23
Reply by Adam Taylor

Robot joints

Hey guys! I've been wanting to do a animation of some type of armored walker like those seen in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the J…

Started by Count Croc

0 Mar 24

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

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