Puppet Building: Agoro Style

Introduction: Puppet Building: Agoro Style

The series introduction is an overview of how anyone with some or no skills in puppet fabrication can make their very own high quality, camera ready, hand made character.

This video also introduces the Suppourting Documentation that you'll need to help you through the process.

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Step 1: Puppet Building: Agoro Style -- Cutting and Prepping

Before diving into the build it's the preparation beforehand that will make all the difference.

This video outlines modifications I make to the patterns listed above in the Supply List. It also gives an overview on cutting various materials.

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Step 2: Puppet Building: Agoro Style -- Sewing

The last step in the 'Pre-Build' phase is sewing together the fabric that you've previously cut out.

This video demonstrates the technique and approach I use for hand sewing the puppets. And yes, I hand sew everything.

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Step 3: Puppet Building: Agoro Style -- Arms

Now the character will start to emerge from the parts you've been preparing.

This video goes into detail on how to build arms with posable fingers, a natural bend at the elbow and the ability to swivel 360 degrees at the shoulder -- using a specialized joint of my own design.

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Step 4: Puppet Building: Agoro Style -- Legs

With the arms completed we move onto a quick and easy part of the build.

This video demonstrates the steps you'll need to take to finish off the legs.

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Step 5: Puppet Building: Agoro Style -- the Head

And so we saved the best till last. The head is the area of the character that will take up alot of time and thought, as you decide work on the point of focus for the puppet - the face.

This video demonstrates the techniques used to build the foam skull for the puppet, then skinning the skull and finally we look at the face.

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Step 6: Puppet Building: Agoro Style -- Putting It All Together

After all the effort and creative flourishes you'll have dismembered puppet parts. All that's left to do is put it all together.

If you've followed the tutorial we'd love to see what you've made.

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    2 Discussions

    DIY Hacks and How Tos

    Great looking puppets. My kids love projects like this.

    Marathon Pictures
    Marathon Pictures

    Reply 3 years ago

    With this simple 'base puppet' you can make all kinds of characters. I hope they give it a try.