Anatomy of a Giant Puppet with The Museum Proper

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The Museum Proper is a contemporary performance company putting on free, public puppet shows, and they’re planning to create a giant (over twelve feet tall!) puppet for their upcoming festival debut. Blame our curiosity on a lasting affinity for Jim Henson, but we just had to know: how exactly does one build a giant puppet?! Lucky us, founding puppeteer Dax Tran-Caffee was happy to provide a glimpse of the creative process.  Check out the creature’s evolution from diagram (above) to full-color illustration to working prototype. Very cool stuff!

You can see more puppets-in-the-making here. Support the project here.

Watch the complete prototype demonstration at his project blog here.

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    1. Compañía Pirata on

      Our Samita (over thirteen feet tall!)
      https://www.facebook.com/Samita4m
      Happy to share advice and help in any way!
      /Felix, Compañía Pirata