Puppet experience?

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lol random, I know, but any of you have real experience building puppets? Particularly hand puppets with arms. Think Crank Yankers or Dr. Bunsen of The Muppet Show.

Bonus round:
Any experience with animatronics or Arduino and rotors like for controlling eyes and more complex facial gestures?



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This might not count but I did once knit a sock puppet when I was a very small child and yes, to a fashion, it did have arms. I can't remember what it was actually supposed to be (probably a scarf or wooly hat, definitely not a jumpsuit or condom) and it only ended up being a sock puppet because my knitting was so horrendously bad that was the only thing it could feasibly be sewn as.

Didn't have no animatronics in it though.

I've not even held a knitting needle for nigh on five decades but reckon I could still probably guide you on how to knit one yerself if you like (iirc the secret lies in dropping stitches in a rather haphazard fashion even though the pattern might not call for any to be dropped).
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lol random, I know, but any of you have real experience building puppets? Particularly hand puppets with arms. Think Crank Yankers or Dr. Bunsen of The Muppet Show.

Bonus round:
Any experience with animatronics or Arduino and rotors like for controlling eyes and more complex facial gestures?
Sadly not.



I just want to hug (your FACE)!
I use to hunt sock puppets, that's all I got


waaaaaaait.
you hunted? puppets??
please elaborate!

I imagine an angry Orson Welles, drunk from 9 bottles of '78 vintage Paul Masson, stumbling along the Serengeti throwing wooden spears at sock puppets that are in search of water and seasonal mating grounds. All while he's in a dried grass skirt and a coconut bra for support.

Please tell me I'm right!?

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I imagine an angry Orson Welles, drunk from 9 bottles of '78 vintage Paul Masson, stumbling along the Serengeti throwing wooden spears at sock puppets that are in search of water and seasonal mating grounds. All while he's in a dried grass skirt and a coconut bra for support.
Why, oh why, oh why, is this not a movie already?????



Welles' he's dead, Jim.





Welles that's no reason not to make the movie, could always dig him up. Sure, some might remark that his acting's a bit stiff and that he does have a tendency to corpse but hey, what performer hasn't had that accusation levelled at them at some point or another.