File puptcrit/puptcrit.0602, message 200

Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 09:17:46 -0500
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Blinking Eyes

I'd recommend checking out the Muppet Central Forum's puppetry section for
eye blink info. The subject comes up a lot there. Search the archives for
"eye blink" or "eye mech", read through the relevant threads and then post a
message if you need more info or clarification. Everyone there is very
helpful and supportive and it's a great community of puppeteers and puppet
builders. The URL is

You may want to check out a book called "Figure Making Can Be Fun" by
Michael Brose. He has a lot of eye mech designs in it. The book is written
with Vent dolls in mind, but you can adapt all of them for other types of

I have several eye mech resources listed in my Guide to Puppet Building
Resources at

I hope this helps!

- Andrew


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