Recent Topics


Posted by paul spence on May 02, 2017

Hi everyone. Can anyone in the UK recommend a good public liability insurance specifically for puppeteers? i've been scouring the internet and found nothing that suits me.Cheers, Paul.

Disney Banshee puppet Replies 2

Posted by TygerMin on May 01, 2017

Disney World opens their new Pandora land on May 27th, and here is a video of some of the new merchandise.  At 0:33 you can see the variety of banshees they are selling and it shows a brief…

Spring Puppet Mechanism Replies 3

Posted by Gail on Dec 31, 2016

I saw a performance of spring Raccoon puppet last night and I wanted to know how it works and what the spring part looks like.  I can find Rocky Raccoon on Amazon, the animals seem to be marketed…

Puppet pals? Replies 2

Posted by cirques on Nov 18, 2016

Hey there !! I hope this is the right section (feel free to move it if not @ moderators) !!I'm looking for someone interested in being "puppet pals!!" Since the forum discussions…

help to sell collection Replies 5

Posted by masterjam on Aug 29, 2016

Hello I am trying to help my mother inlaw sell her puppet collection. she has over 100 puppets and 95% are folk manis. She was a story teller for our Maryland library. She is now retired and…

Dream project almost done Replies 18

Posted by TygerMin on Aug 20, 2016

I signed up to this forums about 4 years ago, with the plan to bring a character of mine to life.  Didn't tackle the character right away due to fear and chased a variety of other projects…

Amazon Stop Replies 8

Posted by Franklin on Aug 12, 2016

I am mostly setting this up for the puppeteers/performers I am training, but thought I would share it here as well. Trying to create a page that is centrally geared toward puppet builders and…

Newbie Materials Question Replies 11

Posted by Jabba83 on Aug 05, 2016

Hello,This is my first post… So I hope this is the right section to post this in! I am currently making a creatures head with a latex outer skin, and am wanting to build a firm under ‘skull’ to…

New Puppet Concept with moving fingers Replies 2

Posted by Gail on May 26, 2016

My son sent me this U Tube link to video of a new type puppet that can pick up objects with moving fingers. I have never seen one like this, it is cool.

Clewer Puppets Replies 1

Posted by Clewer Puppets on Apr 23, 2016

I was an active member of this site 4 years ago. Life changed. Orders stopped coming, my husband was diagnosed as being legally blind. Now he is dead. He was diagnosed with a brain tumour on the 29th…

"Wizard of Oz" Wizard Puppet? Replies 3

Posted by kyledixondesigns on Mar 12, 2016

Hey there, everyone!  Long time, no see.  I hope this finds you all well!  As you may know, my profession is theatrical scenic design.  I'm currently working on a production…


Posted by tylerbquick on Mar 08, 2016

Hello!Shameless plug here! :DI have submitted a commercial into the JG Wentworth "Shot at the Spot" contest involving puppets!I would love if you all would vote for my video to win!…

Looking For Fabric Replies 5

Posted by klinney on Jan 16, 2016

...Looking for fabric like this.It is used for dusters for cleaning. I have seen rugs made out of it as well as pillows. It is a polyester; it is referred to as microfiber. One furniture company…

Puppets for Short Film Replies 0

Posted by jdsmith022 on Dec 03, 2015

Hello, I’m working on a small short film to be shot mid-January. The project is funded by Creative England and BFI as part of their highly competitive "alumni" scheme open to filmmakers with…

First puppet video - about Thanksgiving Replies 2

Posted by oneoddegg on Nov 26, 2015

Hope I'm not overstepping any bounds by posting this video here as well as in the "introduce yourself" section.It's the first puppet I've made and his first video. I have two…

Looking for street performing advice Replies 3

Posted by mrbumblepants on Nov 08, 2015

I'm hoping to get some advice from people who have done puppeteering on the street. What would you recommend to a beginner? I'm not so much looking for mobile puppet stage ideas as I am…

New Puppet Film Replies 1

Posted by DrPuppet on Oct 04, 2015

I've been working on a new puppet series starring a puppet version of the 4th doctor from Doctor Who. I wanted to share the first episode here I know it's been a very long time since I have…

Presenting The Earl Replies 5

Posted by CommanderTea on Aug 10, 2015

Presenting, The Earl of Lemongrab! Or, Puppetgrab, if you will.Two things I've always really liked are puppets and animation. So the first puppet I made was this Earl of Lemongrab from Adventure…

Character design Replies 13

Posted by Na on Aug 05, 2015

I happened to read something recently that got me thinking. There's some discussion in gaming culture about the nature of character design and that oftentimes female characters are just male…

Puppet Help!!!!! Replies 9

Posted by bebo911 on Jul 25, 2015

Looking for some advice. I just received a new puppet in the mail today and below are a few pictures of it. All the fleece seams are glued and ALOT of them are popping open. The ones that aren't…

No More Topics