Cute Creature Puppet

Design and fabrication of an animatronic puppet character for a music video.

design maquette

head and torso layout design sketch

laying out the shapes for the head and body in laminated styrene foam

band sawed and prepped for hand sculpting

sculpted foam head and torso shapes

sealing styrene foam, preparing to fiberglass

fiber glassed foam shapes

eye mechanism sketch

eye mechanism prototype

eye mechanism installation

fiberglass shapes assembled to for the head and body of the character

mouth mechanism and interior plush details

foot construction

color dying samples

on set puppeteering