how do I vary the mouth/nose shape on a stuffed mouth puppet? Posted by jperrier on Aug 09, 2012
So far i have made puppets two ways, with a pattern I made after seeing it on the computer, I think it is the blue boy pattern, and by sewing a back and front and cutting a slit to insert the mouth board. I have added ears, horns, etc, but how do I get a square mouth or a gonzo type nose? Are there some patterns somewhere or can someone show me a drawing even? I am about ready to make a model and make my own pattern at this point. I am still not using foam, so I am just looking for a pattern for material.
Re: how do I vary the mouth/nose shape on a stuffed mouth puppet? Posted by ArthurS on Aug 09, 2012
I have found a few patterns on here and elsewhere that I am trying to compile on facebook page "Making Puppets". I think the link is in my signature. Maybe they'll help?
Re: how do I vary the mouth/nose shape on a stuffed mouth puppet? Posted by Shawn on Aug 10, 2012
There is also the Foam Book by Drew Allison and Donald Devet of Grey Seal Puppets.It details the three piece head method of making a puppet. With this method you can do just about any shape you want. It's a really good basics book.
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