CENTER FOR PROFESSIONAL PUPPETRY


PUPPET WORKSHOP


Step-by-step on making a professional Foam puppet

See step -by-step how Bighead puppets are built

Puppet Making Basics with Project Puppet

68 Ways to Make Really Big Puppets - Giant Parade Puppets

101 hand puppets -construction

Papier Mache Rediscovered-By Ronnie Burkett

The Papier Mache Resource -UK

Puppet Design

Swazzle -Puppet101- Tutorials

Puppet Character Design

PUNCH PAGE

PUNCH AND JUDY.COM

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MOLDING

Making Latex Puppet Hands

Reynolds - Molding,mold rubber and casting Resins

Making Plaster Molds

Casting Positive Forms in Latex and Urethane

Alumilite Co. Casting supplies

Mold Making

Smoothon - How-to make molds and castings

Freeman Supply Free Mold making Videos

Mold-making and Casting Techniques

Castcraft Moldmaking Guides

Mold making demo

Plaster Mold Making

Casting Smaller Puppet Heads

LATEX FOAM FOR PUPPETS

Questions about working with Magic Sculp

Durham Water Putty

Sculpt or Coat

TAP Silicone RTV Mold-Making System: TAP Plastics

RTV Mold Making

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SCULPTURE

Sculpting The Human Head In Polymer Clay

Adult Facial Proportions  

Body Proportions

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DIY TOOLS AND MACHINES

Build Your Own Vacuum Form Machine

Build your own Vacuum former- Small size

Professional Miniature Tools

Building a Hot Wire Foam Cutter

Build a Foamcutter

Foam Cutting Power Supply- A "do it yourself" Project

Foam Rubber cutting tips

The Best Foam Rubber Cutting Tool

Large Dimension Hot-Wire Foam Cutter - Build it yourself

Build Your own Spray booth

Micromark - The Small Tool Specialist

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PUPPET EYES

Make Realistic Animal eyes

Moving eye Mechanism

Making Puppet Eyes

Glass Eyes Online

Glass Eyes- Van Dyke's

Masterpiece Eyes

Puppet eyes - Glass and acrylic

Making Cartoon Like Puppet eyes - Tutorial

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PUPPET HAIR

YouTube- Wigmaking

Wig making step-by-step

Large Selection of Doll Hair I/E Puppet wigs

How to Make a Wool Doll Wig

 Wig Making Instructions Booklet

 Choosing a Wig, Fibers And Skin Wigs

Make Your Own Wigs, Wefting and Root Hair

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THE PARTS BOX

Robot Store - Parts

SMALL PARTS INC.- A great source for puppetry

McMaster-Carr - Over 450,000 products
general materials for puppet
construction can be found

Vantac- Remote Radio Control Systems

FOSSHAPE- Unique non-woven, heat-activated fabric.

Foam Factory - Scott type foam

Adhesives Comparison Chart

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Critter costuming -Making mascots and Fabricating Fursuits

Making Mac the Dog

Making Professional Lifelike Animal noses

Diary of a Marionette Maker

All About Marionettes : How to Use Complex Marionette Controls- video

The Fred Project - Building a Professional Ventriloquist Figure

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WOODCRAFT

Making a Wood Puppet Head - Japan

Woodcarving FAQ

Woodcarving Tools -Retail

Woodcarving Tools Tutorial

Making a carved wooden marionette- Part1

Airplane" Marionette Control

SanDart Marionette Controller Instructions

Making a Punch Head - By Christopher van Der Craats

 Building a wood turning lathe

Carving a Professional Chinese puppet head

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SEWING

Sewing Room Setup for Healthy Sewing

Designing a Sewing Center

Sewing Resource Guide

Sewing Guide How-to's

Sewing the Hensen Stitch

Cutting And Sewing Fake Fur

Tips On sewing Fleece

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FABRICS

Fabric.com source of Fake Fur and other Fabrics

Working With Fake Fur

Jo-Ann Fleece Fabric

Fake Furs

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PUPPET PATTERNS

FREE - 126 page book on making Puppet costumes

Project Puppet - Pro Patterns

V.I.P Puppet Company

Human size Fursuits and mascot manual

Bible Puppet Plans
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PUPPET MAINTENANCE

Fabric Care and Handling of Fleece - Haberman Fabrics

How to clean your puppets

Taking care of your Puppets

Puppet Care and Storage Tips

 BUILD YOUR OWN PVC PUPPET STAND

PUPPETRY RELATED U.S. PATENTS IN PDF FORMAT

Portable puppet theater kit

PUPPET THEATER

Puppet theater with sound track and cued lights

Portable puppet theater systems

Puppet/marionette theater

BODY SUPPORTED PUPPET STAGE

Interactive and animated mini-theater and method of use

APPARATUS FOR OPERATING MARIONETTES AND THE LIKE

PUPPET MOVABLE ON A WHEEL TO SIMULATE WALKING

Puppet arm connection and movement system

System for the simulation of human movements in a puppet show