Puppets and puppet-making

I am documenting the process of making a series of simple puppets.

They will be dressed in fancy costumes when finished.

Come back soon.

Some photos I did with DSLR, macro lens and “theatrical” lighting to see how puppets perform for the camera.

Pig Dancer

puppet pig dancer

“Blue Angel”

puppet-blue-angel

Puppet Blue Angel (arms spread)

puppet-blue-angel-close-up

 

Puppet wearing blue jacket and trousers

puppet-in-costume

Pieces cut out for trousers

puppet-trousers

Hands and feet cut out and ready for stringing together.

pig-antler-puppet

Here are bits of two puppets laid out.

puppets-ready-for-stringing

Heads modeled from Milliput on a wooden core.

milliput-and-wooden-head milliput-and-wood

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