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My latest puppet

Discussion in 'Puppet Building and Performing' started by pashmonster, Jul 18, 2011.

  1. pashmonster

    pashmonster Well-Known Member

    Guess who got bored waiting for the photo puppet and decided it was easier to make my own that actually works.

    It is almost finished just need to glue ears on, they are pinned at moment, also need to add extra material to make a sleeve to cover my arm. His jacket is near as possible as I could make it, it is just a plain jacket I may alter that later. The arm rods havnt been attached yet but I have already made holes in the hands for rods to attach to. As it will mainly stay on my self i may not bother to attach them.

    check pics here
    muppetperson likes this.
  2. propologist

    propologist Well-Known Member

    Very Nice
  3. pashmonster

    pashmonster Well-Known Member

  4. crazy chris

    crazy chris Well-Known Member

    its perfect!! great work!!

  5. Goochman

    Goochman Well-Known Member

  6. callmemilo

    callmemilo Active Member

    I absolutely love it! Have voted on your poll and would love to see a build diary for this puppet. Looks amazing!
  7. pashmonster

    pashmonster Well-Known Member

    It has taken a lot of time and money to get the puppet work just right but I would like everyone to have puppet like this so was thinking of 3 options to get it out there.

    1. Can buy a fully built puppet. I have enough material to make 3 fully built puppets. I takes me almost a week to build it from start to finish including the jacket and dying the fabric etc. Shipping to USA from UK is almost $60 dollars, so estimate that price would be $500, so i know this prices out most people.

    2. Puppet Kit form - You would get a fully built control mechanism to work the puppet, with a foam head already attached. Pair of white resin cast hands and nose (all need painting). Full instructions how to build the rest of the puppet including patterns for the puppet and the jacket. If I get 10 people interested to purchase this option I can do this for $160.00 each including shipping to USA.

    3. I will eventually post a basic build diary but this will not for a while and will skip over how to build the mechanism. As it isnt a straight forward hand puppet I cannot do what project puppet does either and charge $20 for the pattern etc.

    I will say if I happen to sell 3 full puppets and 10 kits. I will give the full patterns and how to build the mechanisim and puppet away for free to all members of MuppetCentral.
  8. pashmonster

    pashmonster Well-Known Member

    Sorry for the Error, the price of a fully built puppet is $360.00 not $500. Dont know why I put $500. Sorry
    MattMitcheltree likes this.
  9. Studmeister17

    Studmeister17 Member

    Wow. That's a really good replica. Looks just like the real thing.
  10. pashmonster

    pashmonster Well-Known Member

    Thanks, there will be a few more out there soon, theres been a lot of interest.
  11. MattMitcheltree

    MattMitcheltree New Member

    Hey all, thought I'd give this thread a bump and let you know that I am one of the first to own one of these beautiful rats!!! I have to tell you, the quality and detail of the piece is absolutely amazing. pashmonster even contacted me to find out what hand I would be operating him with so that the trigger for his mouth would be on the correct side.

    If you are on the fence about if you want to purchase or not, I have to say, best money I've ever spent! I'll post some pictures soon, but wanted to say thanks again to pashmonster and let you all know what a truly amazing artist he is. I would not hesitate in making another purchase.

    I would also like to say that the quality is right up there with MR, I would even say above it seeing as how perfect he really is.
  12. muppetguy

    muppetguy Well-Known Member

    I love your puppets. Love your Rizzo, Kermit and Elmo! Your Edward Cullen is great! Any plans to do a Piggy and Fozzie?
  13. pashmonster

    pashmonster Well-Known Member

    next plan is updating my kermit first with better seam stitching, then maybe pepe
  14. muppetguy

    muppetguy Well-Known Member

    OMG! I'd love to see Pepe! He's my third favorite muppet!
  15. muppetguy

    muppetguy Well-Known Member

    So, pashmonster, I think I sent you a PM, but not sure if I did it correctly. The way the site has changed and all, I sent you a "start a conversation" thing. Is that the equivalent of a private message on the new site???
  16. pashmonster

    pashmonster Well-Known Member

    PM'd you back
  17. pashmonster

    pashmonster Well-Known Member

    Last chance to order a rat puppet, taking orders upto Saturday morning then no more rats again, people who have ordered already either have their puppets or there puppets will be with them shortly.
  18. MuppetDanny

    MuppetDanny Well-Known Member

    Sent you an e-mail and a PM.
  19. pashmonster

    pashmonster Well-Known Member

    Please note all rat puppets at this current price have been made and are ready to be shipped. No more rats are to be made this year or this price. Thank you to all that purchased a puppet or a kit.

  20. MattMitcheltree

    MattMitcheltree New Member

    You know I'm already in line for anything you do!! Love my Rat! Your work is simply AMAZING!

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