HomePuppetConstructing Tabletop Puppet – Third Session – Dream Story Puppets

Constructing Tabletop Puppet – Third Session – Dream Story Puppets

Sporting the gloves, squeeze out a little bit of glue on the highest of the pinnacle, the place the brow ends and also you need the hair to start. Unfold the glue onto a small space of about one or two inches in diameter. Let it calm down for a minute or two. Utilizing a chunk of cardboard, test that the glue continues to be sticky, however has misplaced a few of its fluidity. Add just a little extra glue within the middle. Let it calm down once more for a few minute. Ensure the glue continues to be sticky, and place the center of the primary bundle of hair onto the glue. Nonetheless carrying the gloves and utilizing the piece of cardboard, press the hair into the glue. Whereas the glue is cooler however nonetheless sticky, and whereas carrying the gloves, you could alter the hair on the pinnacle just a little.

Comply with up with the subsequent bunch of hair and glue it behind the primary bundle. Verify what number of bundles you could have and the way you want to them to be positioned. You may even see the gaps between the bundles, particularly in the course of the pinnacle the place they’re tied and glued to the pinnacle. It’s OK. The viewers won’t see it, and even when they do that can be a part of the aesthetic.

After the glue is chilly and it holds the hair properly within the center, you can nonetheless glue the hair onto the edges of the pinnacle. Keep in mind to do that solely on the locations coated by papier-mâché. At this level, if the ends of the bundles are taped, you could take away the tape. Then uncover the facet of the pinnacle by transferring the hair to the alternative facet of the pinnacle. Chances are you’ll want to carry the hair. With the uncovered facet of the pinnacle up, squeeze out a strip of glue onto the facet of the pinnacle. Look forward to this to chill down just a little so it doesn’t drip however continues to be sticky; then, holding the hair off the facet of the pinnacle with glue on it, flip the facet with the glue down and let the hair dangle. Then slowly transfer the pinnacle to its regular place, and, carrying a glove, attempt to management the place and the way the hair is glued to the facet of the pinnacle. Repeat the identical with the opposite facet of the pinnacle and its again.

If you happen to discover the hair of your puppet is just too lengthy, you can trim it utilizing scissors.



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