File puptcrit/puptcrit.0907, message 189


Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2009 01:37:28 -0400
To: puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Puppet Eyes


I'm not sure if it's quite the look you're going for, but you might want to
experiment with some large marbles. If you find an opaque marble and paint
an iris on it, then add some eyelids (which can be papier mache, foam etc.)
the look is quite arresting.
good luck,

Alexander

On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 12:31 AM, Brad Shur <mr_utamaro-AT-hotmail.com> wrote:

>
> I'm getting some good use out of ball-pit balls.
>
> I bought a sack of 100 at Kmart very cheap. They're made of a plastic that
> cuts very smoothly and easily with exacto or scissors, they're about 3"
> across, but can be cut down really easily and take spray paint fairly well.
>
> B. Shur
>
>
>
>
> > From: puppetpeople-AT-nycap.rr.com
> > To: puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org
> > Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2009 23:52:01 -0400
> > Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Puppet Eyes
> >
> > Hello all Critters;
> >     I know this subject has come up before, so please be patient with me
> if
> > I repeat,  but  I am wondering what fellow puppet builders use for eyes,
> We
> > have just started a build for a new show and I am making Large mouth and
> rod
> > puppets and am looking for eye material.
> >     Specifically the shiny "muppet style" eyes. In the past I have used
> > large wooden balls, clear X-mas ornaments, plastic spoons, ect... But I
> am
> > wondering is there anything else that may work.  Also inexpensive.
> >
> > Thanks
> > Mark
> > The Puppet people
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: <puppetpro-AT-aol.com>
> > To: <puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org>
> > Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2009 11:01 AM
> > Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Unusual place to perform
> >
> >
> > > This past March, I performed with a marionette in a classroom at a
> Bedouin
> > > village school. No one had ever seen such a thing. Music is forbidden
> to
> > > be taught as well -- children were standing on chairs, smiling,
> laughing,
> > > "eating it up".
> > > Rolande
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Grego <grego-AT-gregoland.com>
> > > To: puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org
> > > Sent: Tue, Jul 21, 2009 9:55 pm
> > > Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Unusual place to perform
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > A dedicated festival-bound train left Seoul at 8:00 am., and took a
> > > couple of hours to arrive at the festival site. For the several
> > > puppeteers stationed at various points throughout the train, our
> > > mission was to perform for a few minutes in the aisle of one car,
> > > take a break between cars, perform in the next one, and move on, etc.
> > > At one point a lurch nearly caused me to poke some kid's eye out with
> > > the marionette control.
> > > It would have been a lot more fun if we didn't have to wake up before
> > > sunrise and drive from the site to Seoul, where we had rice, kimchee,
> > > and Nescafe for breakfast before the gig.
> > > -G
> > > _______________________________________________
> > > List address: puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org
> > > Admin interface: http://lists.puptcrit.org/mailman/listinfo/puptcrit
> > > Archives: http://www.driftline.org
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > _______________________________________________
> > > List address: puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org
> > > Admin interface: http://lists.puptcrit.org/mailman/listinfo/puptcrit
> > > Archives: http://www.driftline.org
> > >
> >
> > _______________________________________________
> > List address: puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org
> > Admin interface: http://lists.puptcrit.org/mailman/listinfo/puptcrit
> > Archives: http://www.driftline.org
>
> _________________________________________________________________
> Windows Live=99 Hotmail=AE: Search, add, and share the web=92s latest sports
> videos. Check it out.
>
> http://www.windowslive.com/Online/Hotmail/Campaign/QuickAdd?ocid=TXT_TAGLM_WL_QA_HM_sports_videos_072009&cat=sports
> _______________________________________________
> List address: puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org
> Admin interface: http://lists.puptcrit.org/mailman/listinfo/puptcrit
> Archives: http://www.driftline.org
>
_______________________________________________
List address: puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org
Admin interface: http://lists.puptcrit.org/mailman/listinfo/puptcrit
Archives: http://www.driftline.org

   

Driftline Main Page

 

Display software: ArchTracker © Malgosia Askanas, 2000-2005