I'm back from the dead. Although I've been working on puppetry projects since 2005, my online presence has been nil.
My question is about those funky rolling chairs with the tilted backs and casters. Anyone know where I could find more info on them. Maybe find a picture or plans...
I'm looking for one of these types of pins with the back clip
only with the pin being longer to go through foam or several layers of fabric. Anyone ever see anything like this?
Well, Scott Foam is much more durable than regular upholstery foam. I' suggest putting Scott Foam in the places where the puppet would get the most wear since it can take more of a beating.
Also bear in mind that upholstery foam puppets need to be stored in airtight if you want them to last.
The molting is probably because he's being handled too much. The friction between peoples hands and the fleece causes it to pill. With Antron fleece on real puppets the maintenance end involves shaving the pilly fleece, I don't know If I'd do that with a MR Kermit.
The dust on Gonzo can only be...