Marathon Replay: Foam Rubber Puppet Construction & Character Creation
Free Training with Barry Gordemer
Reserve your spot
-- it's Free!
Free*: January 3-5, 2022
from 11:00am-2pm EDT
(8-11am PT, 9am-12pm MT, 10am-1pm CT, 4-7pm GMT, 5-8pm BST)
About the course
Learn to build a professional, camera-ready puppet for TV, film, and theater. The course will include:
- Step-by-step instructions for creating a flexible and strong foam rubber skeleton
- Techniques for seamlessly covering the foam rubber with fabric
- Creating airbrushed highlights and shadows without an airbrush
- Methods for creating eyes that radiate with life and character
- Tips for designing characters with strong expression that leave a lasting impression
- ....and much more!
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.”