Puppet Design and Fabrication - Building a basic puppet/intro to materials
ACE – Technical Workshop Descriptor
Technical Instruction Area:
Animation - Stop Motion Studios
Academic Programme/Level/Workshop code:
BA1- Action Analysis
Room Number: 1G10
Maximum Numbers Possible: 15
Key processes/Technologies covered
2 Technical Learning Objectives:
Through demonstration and supported practical exercise, this two day workshop aims to guide students through key design and fabrication issues when making a fit for purpose lightweight stop motion character. You will be guided step by step through the key materials, tools and processes used when producing a low cost and lightweight pin down puppet.
On completion of a basic wire and polymorph armature, you will incorporate a basic repair and replacement system, and skin the character using low cost latex build up techniques.
This workshop will cover the following key topics:
Duration of Workshop