Nativity Puppet Patterns

Here's some nativity character clothes peg puppet characters. Each one is printed twice, looking to the left and right so each character can have a conversation with all the others, while looking directly at them. Tula and I filmed a video today demonstrating how to make them. Hopefully we'll get it online tomorrow.

The Cubestar project

One day this week I realised as I pulled our front door shut that I had forgotten my house keys and a couple of hours later, on returning home from school, Tula and I found ourselves locked out of the house. Fortunately, I did have my shed keys with me, and the one for the …

Buffalo Bill clothes peg puppet

For the short bit of time Tula was in school this morning I did these clothes peg puppet templates for Charlie Baughan to use with his class. They are studying Brisol local history so obviously Brunel is there. Less known about is Colonel Coney who when to North America and brought back to Bristol with …

Make a Clothes Peg Puppet.

Here is a great way to make a simple mouth puppet with a clothes peg and some card board; 1; Sketch a head with the bottom jaw separate from the head. 2. Whack the sketch onto a light box and transfer it onto card and ink. If you haven't got a light box then either …

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

I've just finished building a puppet version of the famous engineer Brunel. I started by sketching from some pictures of Brunel on the web: And then built him in a very similar way to the John Cabot Puppet I made recently. Under his clothes his body looks like this: The head was a lot of …

Muppets Die Hard

Before Christmas I had the pleasure of making some characters from the Muppets for a stage version of the film 'Die Hard' that was being put on at the Wardrobe Theatre in Bristol. They were done in two batches. Gonzo, Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzy and Bruce Willis were made by Cori Bona and myself in …