I haven't been on hear in a long time but wanted to let you all know that I started up my YouTube channel. I posted about 12 years ago a series on puppet building using Project Puppets Roly Pattern. I stopped posting to start a family but still continued to build. Now that my kids are...
I looked and you highlight the area you need changed to pounds and in the HOME tab (in Excel) you'll see in the sub-menu the NUMBER menu- there is a dollar sign but beside it is a pull down menu arrow to change it to whatever currency tickles your fancy.
Here's a video that explains it:
Hey guys, I created a free spreadsheet you can use to price out your puppets. The blog post also has a 1/2 hour video on how to use the spreadsheet. Enjoy!
I'm a risk taker LOL The key is to take your time and not rush. I also use a top notch glue gun with different fitting tips- I actually (for some unknown reason) feel I have more control with the glue than the sewing method. LOL
I hot glue the mouth on. Simply place the mouth were you want it to go- Pin it, trace the line in chalk onto the mouth plate, just in case a pin gives way and to see if the mouth is even before gluing. Then start gluing. Start with the top, bottom and the corners of the mouth. Glue back from the...
Just wanted to put the word out that the Stan Winston School of Character Arts is running a 3 day Puppet Building Course. B.J. Guyer is running the course and it looks to be an amazing experience.
Here is the link to sign up and watch a small promotional video about the course. Hope to...
Floyd's eyes are different than that of Animals. Floyd has a simple "pulley" the actual sponge eye tube acts as a return. Pretty easy system. Simply take a coat hanger- shape it into a football (Goal post) Y. In Floyd's head at the bottom of the Y out a leather trigger. The simply place it in...
I hate to be the one to inform everyone this but I just found out that Andrew Agree died July 4th.
Andrew (aka.puppetmancan here on the forum) was always exploring new facets of the art of puppetry and offering his advice. RIP.
I don't have time to help you sorry....however, the Stan Winston School has a tutorial (you have to pay) in Giant T-Rex Foam construction. If you sign up for their newsletter you'll find every so often they sell streaming video for 50% off- $10 a lesson- so far there are 2 lessons...