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Tie Downs for Pointed Toes?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dawn Brown Feb 14. 5 Replies

Hi there!I'm currently designing a harlequin puppet based off old 1920's Bauhaus costumes.I really want the feet to be pointed, so that the puppet will be walking on it's toes but am struggling with…Continue

 

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Dawn Brown replied to Harriett Bradbury's discussion Tie Downs for Pointed Toes?
"If there really is no way to put tie downs in the feet, you could consider rigging the puppet from behind or off to the side like the example above."
Feb 14
Dawn Brown replied to Harriett Bradbury's discussion Tie Downs for Pointed Toes?
Feb 14
John Oakley replied to Harriett Bradbury's discussion Tie Downs for Pointed Toes?
"If the toes are REALLY pointed (i.e., Oskar Schlemmer style figures), I don't think there'd be any room for tie-downs..."
Feb 14
Greyguy replied to Harriett Bradbury's discussion Tie Downs for Pointed Toes?
"John has good advice as I see lots of rigs used in films But all you need to do is have a threaded hole in the armature for a tie down.How big is the puppet?"
Feb 13
John Oakley replied to Harriett Bradbury's discussion Tie Downs for Pointed Toes?
"I did supply this information once, but it seems to have been destroyed for some reason. As I said, I am by no means an expert on this, but if I was trying to deal with this problem I'd use rigs to hold the figures, then erase them in…"
Feb 13
John Oakley left a comment for Harriett Bradbury
"I am far from an expert in this area, but if I was doing this, I'd use a rig and erase the evidence in postproduction!"
Feb 12
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Tie Downs for Pointed Toes?

Hi there!I'm currently designing a harlequin puppet based off old 1920's Bauhaus costumes.I really want the feet to be pointed, so that the puppet will be walking on it's toes but am struggling with tie downs!Any advice would be much appreciated :-)Thanks!See More
Feb 12

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At 9:46am on February 12, 2018, John Oakley said…

I am far from an expert in this area, but if I was doing this, I'd use a rig and erase the evidence in postproduction!

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