Sample Puppet #2: Quincy

Step 1: Design the puppet

Step 2: Design the armature

Step 3: Measure the armature blocks

Step 4: Cut out the armature blocks and shave off excess material

Step 5: Sand the armature blocks down to the correct shape

Step 6: Carve a channel for wire hinge mouth

Step 7: Create puppet feet using wire mesh, propoxy, and ball-and-socket pieces

Step 8: Assemble the armature with twisted wire and plates made from bicycle chain

Step 9: Cover the wooden head with felt and add baked clay eyes/eyebrows

Step 9: Attach the head to the armature and sew a body out of felt, stuffing it with polyfill

Step 10: Sculpt plasticine teeth for certain mouth shapes

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