Thursday, January 6, 2011

Vincent van Gogh Hand Puppet

Using my large Vincent puppet as a go-by, I created this hand puppet. The base is inspired by one of Vincent's self portraits.

Steelers Mascot.... Steely McBeam

Another hand puppet... This time it's the Steelers mascot, Steely McBeam.

Duke Dog Puppet

Here is the Duke Dog; mascot for JMU. This is a hand puppet made using paperclay and acrylic paint for the head and paws and various fabrics for the body.

Hand Puppets Galore!

Over the past month or so I've been making a lot of hand puppets. Here is the Christmas lot taken at a craft show I was in.....

The table display

an elf,

a gingerbread man that made a narrow escape,

a snow man,

and the big man himself.... Santa!