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Good things come in threes

March 31, 2009

So I’ve been commissioned to design and make a dragon puppet in three sizes – bigger than a teenager, 60cms and small stuffed toy. After much discussion we decided that we’d go with a costume for the big dragon, a muppet-like puppet for the mid dragon and about 30cms for the stuffed toy. There’s a …

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Gosh

March 29, 2009

It appears that Where The Wild Things Are is generating huge amounts of interest all over the web. And so my last post is turning up all over the place (including on the excellent Puppeteers Unite site and the awesome popculture showcase Super Punch) and many people are popping over here to visit. Hello to …

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Where The Wild Things Are

March 26, 2009

This movie was filmed in Melbourne, a couple of years ago now, and I was lucky enough to work on it. I learnt a lot about monsters, puppets, foam and contact adhesive, knowledge I still use today. In fact I’m currently building 3 dragon puppets, or indeed, 1 dragon puppet in 3 different sizes and …

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When Craft Attacks…

February 8, 2009

So I had this dream the other night, that I heard about an artist in another town that was making dolls and leaving them around for people to find (al la The Toy Society) and so I went down there to see them. I found a big pile and took two of my favourites, they …

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