Puppet Theatre Set Design

Once I have the 8 puppet controllers built, which will be by end of this week, I can start on building scenery and props. After that I can score music and start filming. I’m not sure if I will try stop motion, live action or a combination of both. I think before I decide, ill do a bunch of stills that explore lighting and…

Schadenfreude

Just for laughs, I purchased the mobile app called Stop Motion Studio – mainly because I can start experimenting with stop motion nd practice with my silly phone – before I try it “seriously”. Also – the phone is easy to try a thumbnail sketch and then when I have something that looks interesting – I can set up the serious camera and lighting…

Basement Puppet Theatre

No music today – it’s been a huge weekend wrapping up getting my basement art studio / puppet theatre set up. Its been weeks in progress, actually, but I’ve completed the really “heavy lifting” work – like laying down subflooring and flooring, building work benches and sanding and staining the puppet theatre – which now just needs a little last paint and stain touch…

Workbench

I’ve had many work benches in my life – from electronic ham radio and maker to photographic dark rooms to art / painting, music and wood working work benches. I’ve even had virtual software work benches. The key to all this is that I’ve lived my life making and building, not tearing down or whining. When the going gets tough, the tough starts making….