Recent Topics

Cool fan built Skeksi! Replies 1

Posted by Shawn on Oct 30, 2012

This is pretty cool. You can read the interview with the builder here.

Puppet Abuse Replies 7

Posted by Mr. Magilwood on Oct 25, 2012

I was wondering if anyone else has the same problems. Sometimes when I perform with a puppet and interact with kids talking to them, the kids always hit the puppet. This is something my friend and I…

Thought Id Share Some Frankenstein Photos Replies 17

Posted by DrPuppet on Oct 22, 2012

Here is some of the photos from our final show. Im so tired but Im glad we did it and i look forward to the next production.

Hypothetical Puppet Show Replies 5

Posted by Shawn on Oct 03, 2012

I received the below questions in an email and thought hey why not get a public poll on this one. I realize that it is kind of vague but perhaps we can shed some light on the issue.I assume that…

New Sewing Machine added to family Replies 6

Posted by Out of the Box Puppets on Sep 30, 2012

I just wanted to share my review of our newest sewing machine.  A Juki tl-98q. can read mire about it at the link above, but basically it is a…

Puppets in Speech Class Replies 3

Posted by Puppeteergirl on Sep 20, 2012

Hey guys!I'm putting together an informative speech for class and I decided to talk about the use of puppets beyond entertainment. I need some resources that I can reference in my speech.…

Book review, A Punch Line Replies 0

Posted by Na on Sep 19, 2012

Reviewed on my site here: move to appropriate forum)

International Puppet Fests! Replies 11

Posted by Mat94 on Sep 19, 2012

Hey guys,check out the international Puppetry festival in Houlon, a suburb in Tel Aviv! It's an awsome place, where you can find puppet shows for the kids, more complex shows both children and…

Tips on using DAS air dry clay Replies 6

Posted by cvermont on Sep 10, 2012

I'm using DAS clay for the first time. One tip says use water and another says don't. I get a cracked looking surface. Any tips would be helpful.

Anyone know of a supplier for 50mm Ping (Beer) Pong Balls? Replies 14

Posted by Animal31 on Sep 06, 2012

Hi - I'm wondering if anyone may know of a source to find 50mm ping pong balls? You wouldn't think it would be difficult to find, but it really is. I have been waiting for my order from my…

Hope you all are well Replies 7

Posted by DrPuppet on Sep 04, 2012

I hope everyone is doing well these days. Its been a busy few months for me. I have decided to throw in the towel as it were. I wont be building puppets for clients any longer. Its ok sometimes the…

Sewing machine advice please Replies 19

Posted by cjwalas on Aug 19, 2012

I'm starting a new project and I really need some experienced advice on heavy duty sewing machines. I'm not looking for anything fancy (or expensive), but I need something that can handle…

3d printing Replies 13

Posted by andycomic on Aug 18, 2012

Wondered if anyone used 3d printing to make puppet, in particular marionette, parts? Someone pointed out a startup company that was making one for 300USD, shipping next march which is a big reduction…

A question for puppet sellers Replies 19

Posted by Na on Aug 18, 2012

I know most of you don't deal with pattern sales online, but recently I've been having a moral quandary and would like some opinions on the issue.The short version:What happens when a…

Just cute, My cat decided to be friends with my puppet Owen Replies 6

Posted by Wheels47130 on Aug 11, 2012

My cat is very affectionate. I was cracking up today when he decided to go lay in Owen's lap for some loving. Owen had an arm rod on so I petted him with Owens hand.

Kony Monster: E is for Exploitation Replies 10

Posted by Terrance on Aug 11, 2012 finished a video parodying Kony 2012 and hipster mentality.

New ventriloquism course. Replies 6

Posted by Franklin on Aug 08, 2012

This was sent to me, thought I would share it. looks pretty promising.

Do you feel you have to be a ventriloquist to be a puppeteer? Replies 18

Posted by Wheels47130 on Aug 01, 2012

It's more for those out there that are lone puppeteers. With a group you can do a stage and several others to interact with. So, if it's a solo show, do you need to be a ventriloquist? I…

Giant Lady Godiva... Replies 8

Posted by marionettics on Jul 30, 2012

Giant Lady Godiva puppet making its way to London as part of the Olympics... Pretty amazing and well worth checking…

Curtis L. Wiebe Replies 3

Posted by Shawn on Jul 27, 2012

This is a cool interview with Curtis L. Wiebe puppet and prop maker.  It was actually filmed by his bother Marlon aka Mr. M. Wiebe.And here is just one video featuring not only him but his…

No More Topics