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Beaker Puppet

Discussion in 'Puppet Building and Performing' started by Meep, Nov 23, 2003.

  1. Meep

    Meep New Member

    I thought I should start a new thread for this because "Dire Straights!!" doesn't apply anymore : ) Sorry I haven't posted in forever, I've been working on Mr. Beaker. My mum and I worked all yesterday till 1am (grandma even came over to help sew his labcoat). He's going to look great!

    Unfortunately, he won't really be a puppet, because he won't be funtional. So I don't really think I should even call him one. Maybe a Beaker..... Reproduction?

    Anyway, when he's done I'll be taking some pictures of him and posting them so ya'll can see! I could NOT have done this without you guys!!! I really mean that. So when I post, I'll point out the ideas and info that this board gave me : )

    Cheers!
    -Meep! :eek:
  2. Meep

    Meep New Member

    Humm....

    No replys in two days??... is that good or bad? hehe... he.... :o

    Anyhoo, I've been working on Beaker's lab today. His experiment decided to take over. Honest! I really didn't plan it!!
    I used some really super fuzzy 'yarn' (you know, that really cool fancy stuff they have out now) to make "fuzzles".

    I guess Beaker decided to do some reaserch on them...

    unfortunately the little buggers escaped.
    :eek:

    Doesn't it say somewhere in his notes that they're explosive?
  3. Vic Romano

    Vic Romano Active Member

    I can't wait to see it!
  4. Phantom

    Phantom New Member

    Don't worry. My replies usually kill the discussion. ;)

    (Oops, sorry you may have to start a new thread now)
  5. Vic Romano

    Vic Romano Active Member

    You're not alone on that one.
  6. Meep

    Meep New Member

    Lol

    Well, between the three of us, it's still going! That's a good sign

    :excited:
  7. BorkBork

    BorkBork New Member

    I built a beaker myself almost 2 years ago. I'll try to post a pic soon to show you.
  8. Meep

    Meep New Member

    I'd like to see it!

    I'll definately check those pics out when you have them up : )
    Speaking of pics
    Tomorrow I'll post shots of my Beaker project. I'm very happy with how it turned out!

    -meep! :eek:
  9. Meep

    Meep New Member

    Ta Da!!!!!

    Everyone has been so helpful! I came here as a frustrated college student with no idea how to create a good puppet. This assignment is going to count for 10% of my overall mark. Thanks to many of you, I feel that I've guarenteed myself that full 10% !

    I've uploaded pictures
    here

    Many thanks to the following folks! :flirt:

    ToastCrumbs-
    Carboard tube for the body
    Hello! perfect!

    Several Members-
    Ping pong balls for eyes

    And they worked brilliantly! Perfect size, texture, everything.

    BuckBeaver-
    Avoid bulkiness in the mouth

    That's the reason I thought of carving away the pink felt : )

    MuppetQuilter and BuckBeaver-
    Fabricland doll pattern for labcoat

    Without this suggestion, I would be dead in the water X_X

    And a few others!
    I can't remember where I got some of the info from, probably some of the older, obscure threads. If I've forgotten anyone's name I apologize, your help was still appreciated!
  10. Erine81981

    Erine81981 Active Member

    Good work. Now thats a cool looking Beaker. Now u need to make Bunsan.
  11. BJC899

    BJC899 Member

    Looks great!
  12. BorkBork

    BorkBork New Member

    Great work! I love this one, even though it's not completely true to the original, but it certainly does have personality! I love that you have exagerated the facial parts, it makes him look even more insane :-D

    Keep it up!
  13. FISH'N'WOLFE

    FISH'N'WOLFE New Member

    Great job!!!! :cool:
  14. Phantom

    Phantom New Member

    I'm impressed. If you don't get an A, there is something wrong.
  15. leliebel

    leliebel New Member

    mmmeeeeeeeuuwwwwwwww...

    *that's me being jelous*
  16. Vic Romano

    Vic Romano Active Member

    Awesome job.


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