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Posted by Warhead, on 2010-03-30 07:31:49
Set and puppet finally finished!
Well, me and my Dad finally put togather the new set yesterday. The puppet was also given clothing, which was arguably the hardest part of the puppetmaking process(all handsewn, nothing planned, seems like a good idea to use glue next time). Here's pictures of the puppet and set in all it's glory.
Posted by Rocketspaceboy, on 2010-03-31 01:14:37
Hey that looks like a great starting point for your projects. Did you double the board for support so it doesn't bounce when your animating?
There's a really fast and easy way to sew. You fold all the fabric in a wave like shape. This is done facing the direction you plan to put the needle. Then once all the fabric that you want to sew is folded you push the needle through and then pull the needle until the knot at the end of the thread gets caught in the beginning part of the fabric. Then you unpull the fabric similar to unfolding an accordion and then tie it off. Walla!!! A sewn piece!!!
It takes practice but ends up being an fast way to sew and isn't messy like glue.
Posted by alex uranga, on 2010-03-31 19:17:42
Looking good, is the hat that was on the puppet not there, because it's a separate part, if so how are you going to keep it on? Or did you decide not to put it on?
Posted by Warhead, on 2010-03-31 20:29:24
I decided to not use it, although I'll probably reuse it when I refine my skills.