Hi guys,I'm working on my new puppet film and this time the characters have dialogues, which I haven't done before. The puppets are made from silicone and I'm looking for a face armature, something…Continue
Hi everyoneI'm working on a puppet of a girl, and I want to use silicone for the skin. I tried to make it of Dragon Skin 10 but the result goes too smooth and looks very doll like - as in the picture…Continue
"I use wire in a block of wood for face movements, very similar to that photo.
I did have trouble placing the wires perfectly, until I started making a removable neck block to put the neck wires into, with the mould formed on that block as well as…"
"Thank you, I'l check more about all the guys you mentioned.
We make wire armatures for facial expressions (not for lipsink yet..) like in this picture.
But I find it difficult to place them in the exact position inside the mold during casting.…"
"I think these were made by Mackinnon and Saunders (correct me if I'm wrong) Does Se-ma-for make this type of armature as well? Looks like Andy Gent created similar for Isle of Dogs and Fantastic Mr. Fox.
The pros are that you…"
Hi guys,I'm working on my new puppet film and this time the characters have dialogues, which I haven't done before. The puppets are made from silicone and I'm looking for a face armature, something like they made in Corpse Bride (in the pictures).…See More
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