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And for my first puppet...Animal!

Discussion in 'Puppet Building and Performing' started by ashkent, Jul 11, 2011.

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  1. ashkent

    ashkent Active Member

    Managed to get the "poser" body completed in time for him to play welcoming committee to my new daughter when she came home from hospital on Thursday. The fact that he was naked...less said the better.

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  2. Frogpuppeteer

    Frogpuppeteer Well-Known Member

    HAHA i love that the cards are placed perfectly as a censor piece..i hope there was much laughter
  3. ElmoPepper25250

    ElmoPepper25250 New Member

    what did you use for the hair?
  4. Boba Lynn

    Boba Lynn Member

    Looks great!!
    I wonder if the MR Animal can be retrofitted to look like the first one?
    Lynn
  5. Boba Lynn

    Boba Lynn Member

  6. ashkent

    ashkent Active Member

    I used ostrich feathers. I bought spandosas (I think that's what they were called) .Basically the big ones you usually get in table decorations at weddings.
  7. ashkent

    ashkent Active Member

  8. Ozymandias

    Ozymandias Well-Known Member

    I'm completely blown away at the amount of time it must have taken to put that amazing Animal together, with s0 much detail! I couldn't help but laugh at the picture of n*de Animal too, because, when you think about it, that would be totally in character for him to do. XD Nice card censorship there.
  9. ashkent

    ashkent Active Member

    I worked out it took about 60 hours just to do the feathers.(roughly 2 hours a day for a month) It was definitely worth it.
  10. WalkingEye

    WalkingEye New Member

    very impressive!
  11. Animal12

    Animal12 New Member

    That is really goood!!!! i m gonna start making one myself thats not so complicated. im also gonna post a kermit puppet that i already made. DRUM!!! DRUM!!!!:halo:
  12. ashkent

    ashkent Active Member

    Good luck. There are a couple of things I would do different if i did it again - mainly the eyelids lift up rather than moving around the eye, and also i discovered that you can buy lengths of the feathers which would be a lot quicker to do than the individual way...although it was a lot of fun to do in a sadistic sort of way. lol. I've just been reminded that i have a couple of other pictures to add now that he's clothed.
  13. Animal12

    Animal12 New Member

    Cool! try to ost those pics!:)
  14. Animal12

    Animal12 New Member

    i should show you my kermit its relly good.
  15. ashkent

    ashkent Active Member

    These were the last photos. The first was just one of the full puppet as he sits in my kitchen, and the second was one I did to use in a "I know someone famous" thing we did at work. It was funny the amount of people who actually asked if I'd really met Animal lol

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  16. Hayley B

    Hayley B Active Member

    :excited: I so want him! :laugh: That is a really awesome job of Animal. :halo:
  17. bandit

    bandit Well-Known Member

    Fantastic! He looks great! Do his brows move or are they fixed in place? Either way, that's a bang up job.
  18. Kelso

    Kelso New Member

    Holy crap! He looks fantastic.
  19. Arthur Smith

    Arthur Smith New Member

    That's awesome!!! Me want!
  20. Bryan M

    Bryan M New Member

    Outstanding!


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