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I've worked as an artist for over 15 years, and every year, it's the same. Nobody has any clues about what it takes to make something, they just...
Hopefully that works.
I got sidetracked with work. Pics coming tomorrow. Hopefully I'll get a few minutes to upload something.
My wife has one of these.
Expect some pics in a bit.
The silicone I buy is not something you can get at Michaels. You can probably get it from Smooth-On. I buy some stuff...
Cut some ping pong balls in half, glued them to a piece of foam core. Made a box for it to sit in, and then poured silicone in over top. Waited...
Apparently I bought the crappiest ping pong balls, because when I went to cut them in half, they would either break, or the Xacto knife would cut...
Anyone need eyes for their puppets? I pulled a half dozen out of my molds, and they look awesome.
It's a cool puppet. Not sure why there's no takers.
Thanks Yeti, I got sidelined with making muppet parts. I decided I'm going to be making a Fozzie, and a Gonzo to go with the Kermit for my short...
I wish I could go to see this.
I bought the DVD and remembered it from when I was a kid. It still brings tears to my eyes at points just watching...
Here's the pic of the backs.
For the mouth, I used some leather, which is flexible, yet...
Apparently Antron Fleece is what they make the Muppets out of.
Torso Fronts, and eyes prior to the silicone for the mold.
Not sure how many people need ping pong ball sized eyes, but I have a mold made, and can make them.
I poured the silicone for my eye molds today. So no more cutting up ping pong balls.
Antron Fleece. Have to wait until after the first of the year to buy it.
I'm learning a lot about muppet construction. I want to actually be decent at it when I get the right materials.
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