How to Create Look-Alike Puppets
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About the course
Creating Look-Alike Puppets Learn to make puppets that look like people you know. You’ll learn techniques for identifying and creating the shapes make up an individual’s facial features. Then you’ll learn how to reproduce those shapes three dimensionally in foam rubber and fabric. Understand the differences between a likeness and a caricature. You’ll also learn how to create unforgettable faces that burst with expression and life.
About The Instructor
Barry Gordemer is an award-winning puppet maker and performer. He's been designing, building & bringing characters to life for film, video and ventriloquism for more than 30 years.
His puppets have been seen on NBC, the Discovery Channel’s Animal Planet network, TV commercials and educational videos. In 2000, Barry performed on the album "Dreamosauraus." It received a Grammy nomination for "Best Musical Album for Kids.”
In his spare time, Barry is a veteran writer, producer and editor for NPR's award-winning news magazine, “Morning Edition.”