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Kermit v5 (and last) finished!

Discussion in 'Puppet Building and Performing' started by Muppetlab, Jun 19, 2014.

  1. mrfnydude

    mrfnydude New Member

    Beautiful job. Just like the real deal.
    MikaelaMuppet likes this.
  2. Muppetlab

    Muppetlab Well-Known Member

    A few more photos :)
  3. FunnyBear

    FunnyBear Active Member

    Amazing! It makes me want to start my Kermit!
    MikaelaMuppet and Muppetlab like this.
  4. Muppetlab

    Muppetlab Well-Known Member

  5. FunnyBear

    FunnyBear Active Member

    You're really lucky to have the DVD already.
  6. Muppetlab

    Muppetlab Well-Known Member

  7. Muppetboy09

    Muppetboy09 Well-Known Member

    The "Pig" was spot on. How does it feel to have your hand in that position inside the head to make the mouth like that. Does it hurt after a while?
  8. ashkent

    ashkent Active Member

    I must have missed this when it was first posted. I know what you mean about never being happy to leave the things that niggle you.

    He is perfect though,without a doubt the best one.

    All i will say is never make Animal - I didn't intend making the second one but in the end the first one was just too far off the mark for me to live with. Now the only problem is nearly every week i have to restrain myself from picking up the ostrich feathers again.
  9. Muppetlab

    Muppetlab Well-Known Member

    Initially it feels awkward. Its not a natural position to hold. The key is to ralax the hand as much as possible. Muscle memory will kick in eventually :)
  10. Muppetlab

    Muppetlab Well-Known Member

    Thankyou :)
    Funnily enough, Animal has been on my list of things to do for a while and i have a bag full of feather fringe for him!
    Im trying to take a back seat from doing replicas at the moment and concentrating on custom builds... No doubt i will try another one between jobs t some point :)
  11. Muppetlab

    Muppetlab Well-Known Member

  12. Muppetlab

    Muppetlab Well-Known Member

  13. He looks great! How you have choose the right color? What did you use for his eyes domes?

  14. I though his pupils were made of black felt.
  15. Muppetlab

    Muppetlab Well-Known Member

    Thanks.. He is made of regular anti pill fleece. It was a case of getting many samples and seeing which one was the best colour.
    His eyes are 35mm domes with black electrical tape for pupils :)
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  16. Thanks! It looks wonderful! I though Kemit's puplis were made of a thin black felt. Thinner than other characters' pupils.
  17. Muppetlab

    Muppetlab Well-Known Member

    They probably are.. I used what worked for me and what i had to hand :)
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  18. It works, looks great. This Kermit seems as he has the right shape. Near to the current one.
  19. Hefferlump

    Hefferlump New Member

    What an amazon job! What did you use for the mouth plate? I've looked everywhere in the UK for some gasket rubber and so far no luck!
    Diego Fiorucci likes this.
  20. Muppetlab

    Muppetlab Well-Known Member

    Thanks.. the mouthplate in this one i think was a rubber placemat :)
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