File puptcrit/puptcrit.0608, message 72

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Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2006 22:18:44 -0400
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Building the realistic bird?

>I was wondering if anyone knew of information on creating a realistic
> bird puppet(s)?  My first question when I found out about this project
> was how to best represent the wing movement.

There is a Puppetry Journal from the 1980's (I don't know which one) that 
has an article about a realistic bird by the late puppeteer Brad Williams. 
Perhaps you can find it if there is some kind of index.  Otherwise, I'd say 
start by looking at a real bird up close - and examine a chicken from the 

Good luck,

Robert Rogers 

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