Toothwalker head and more on theatre design
Trying to get the shape of the head right before I needle felt the foam.
Felting around the nose. I used a brown wool fiber to do the muzzle... Read more
Magical touches to the theatre!
Here are the original curtains. Linen. My intention was to paint an Art Nouveau design on them to bring in some color and whimsy. The dark earthiness of all... Read more
Support frame for puppet and melted tyvek Walrus skin!
Support Frame for puppet
I learned a lot from the first costume frame I played with. Seen here with attached moveable, rotating parts to allow the puppet certain movements. The... Read more
Some necessary changes to the project!!
Hello Everyone, I am excited to share with you some changes I have made to the project so that it could move forward. I hope that you will also be... Read more
Earth Shaman progress
Hello Twig Family! Ok, first off I am going to quit promising an "update in 2 weeks"..... I never seem to make it happen when I say its going to... Read more
Hi Twig familia, I am visiting family this week (out of town) and won't be posting anything on the Earth Shaman until I return sometime next week. in the meantime,have... Read more
Jigbone bits and pieces
Ok, so a small quicky update. In the previous Jigbone post I took apart his shoddy shoulders and made new ones out of SuperSculpey to match his pelvis....
Here are... Read more
Earth Shaman update and information about "Kickstarter awards"
HI All! Happy World Puppetry day!!! Officially it was the 21st, but what the hey! Every day could be World Day of Puppetry.
It has come to my... Read more
Windwands!.....and other Sound Design ideas with VIDEOS!!!
Hello all! I am really excited about this update. Sound! I have been playing with sound. It can be such a powerful element to add to a performance. What kind... Read more
Hello Helloo! Jigbone update!!
Hi everyone, I have spent the last coupla days trying to load a short "Hello, I'm back and inspired video" to no avail. I will keep trying.
In the meantime,... Read more
Hallo everyone! PIcs of Jigbone today. Little puppet guy that was inspired by my new dance event. I was designing some photos for the event with some nature bits and... Read more
an update talking about my next update!
Hi gang , will have more photos to post this next week. PuppetWork has slowed down somewhat(slower than normal slow that is...hehe) due to the focus I have had on... Read more
Foam cuttin' today- Ribcage
Hello Twig Family, This afternoon I am working on what I have dubbed the "ribcage study". I can't remember if I have spoken of this before but...there is an interesting... Read more
Worms, Shaman hide, Antler walking staff
Worm Puppets and camp
In June and July I did some puppetry and art with a local camp for kids. I showed them some of Twig Theatre puppets in process... Read more
Update coming gang!
Hello Twig familia, i will be posting an update this weekend.
I haven't been very creative in the last month and a half as I have been spending time with... Read more
Earth Shaman Puppet Hands
Shamans hands....1st mock-up was cardboard. From that I learned I wanted the hands to be much larger and not just look like a lump of fur. So here is a... Read more
A little clarity
Good morning Twig friends.
So, it came to my attention (from a couple of friends ) concerns (for me) regarding my last update. They were concerned that my day to... Read more
Shaman puppet face evolution, Theatre Trimmings, Dome #2
Earth Shaman face evolution
Hello Twig Familia....
small update today. Although most of what I have been posting here in the last month or so has been all about the... Read more
museum puppets, free foam and design elements for the theatre
Hello Twig family,
went to Columbus last week to get some much needed supplies. As well went to the museum and saw a wonderful display of European puppets...
The... Read more
Twig gets her name on the theatre! (a very exciting thing indeed)
Ok, so this was quite a poignant moment for me and Twig. We've been at this for a number of years and I must say I got a bit emotional... Read more
Hello Twig family! I have some quiet time right now so I can finish the post from Sunday.
I have made a most wonderful discovery....cardboard and its amazing versatility and... Read more
Spring has sprung!
Hello Twig family!
The three Redbud trees outside my bedroom window! YAy! The warmth and the sun is very inspiring and exciting.
Remember this pic from my birthday in December?! ... Read more
RE: April end date for project
Hello Twig family, I had originally projected the end of Twig Theatre Project to occur by the end of this month. However we are quickly approaching this end-mark and I... Read more
Lanterns, puppet stuff and bunny butts
Hello Twig family, inching along! more stuff to share.
Last week I showed you the beginnings of this little guy
This week I added some things....exploring and finding who he... Read more
Theatre design, Lanterns, Shaman Mache', and Carving Antlers
Hello everyone, good afternoon!
Here is yet, another attempt at the Twig Theatre cart graphic. I have been trying to find some kind of graphic or symbolic representation... Read more
foam, guts and stuff
Good evening Twig familia! Excited to share with you all ..
I am learning something kinda big right now.........how to allow my puppetry to be in its infancy.(without placing my... Read more
Behind-the-scenes timelapse video of the mini Twig Theatre shoot!
Mornin' Twig family! Heidi here! Thought you might like to see how Brett and I shot the 'miniature' video. ooooh, ahhhh, behind-the-scenes, Showtime!
Everytime I see a video, any video,... Read more
Puppet Photos....Little Man Monk!
For the last week or so I have been working on the Earth Shaman puppet. And although he is beginning to take shape I am feeling hesitant about sharing the... Read more
Morning Twig family, My good friend Thomas (Earthanima) has just launched his project Animate Earth Art Cards on Kickstarter. You have to at least go to his page and see... Read more
Mysterious happenings on that hunting trip....
While out huntin' a coupla days ago I found myself sittin' in the woods havin' me a cheesestick snack, when suddenly, I saw some kind of movement down below. I... Read more
Lantern process photos!!
Ok Twig family! Until i figure out how to really post a series of photos here I will send you to my blog for processes and photo updates. I will... Read more
New Award tiers implemented!
Good morning Twig Family! Just finished adding the new award tiers! Excited! please check out! I
More award Tiers!
Hello Twig Family, Very exciting stuff happening!
Good Morning Twig family! Wanted to touch in and give you a very exciting update!! If you aren't aware, sometime last night Twig Theatre Project became a "Staff Pick"! How... Read more