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I just bought a dremel to carve/cut eyes and noses. I am very interested in being able to make my own shapes.
My first attempts are pitiful, mostly because I am a beginner. While cutting thin plastics, it's difficult to make a straight line. It's even more difficult to...
I know that most agree that stretch on a puppet head goes front to back, not side to side.
I also know that according to the Foam Book, the stretch in the neck needs to run side to side, not up and down.
My question is won't the puppet look funny with the material running one way on the...
Thanks everyone! I should have thought to search before I asked... Anyway, appreciate the direction...
By the way, I have been enjoying this forum for some time now. Thanks so much for all your wonderful, helpful advice.
In the book "The Art of the Muppets" by Henson Staff, they mention something called the "Henson Stich," or the stich Don Sahlin invented for Henson designed to hide seams in Muppet Fleece.
What is this secret stich? Does anyone know? Thanks.
I would imagine that professional puppeteers would need to copyright (or trademark ?) their designs. Have you done this? How do you protect yourself legally?
Also, thanks for everyone's helpful advice.