Barnaby Dixon’s Elegant Finger Puppet Concept

We’ve gotten a flurry of tips from readers about puppet maker Barnaby Dixon’s finger puppet concept, and you were all correct–this video is amazing. The two-handed puppet is wired with hand and leg mechanisms that give it lively movements and gesture capability. It really comes alive in Barnaby’s hands. While we’re on the topic of puppets, Academy Originals recently profiled Laika studio’s Head of Puppetry in an in-depth behind-the-scenes video.

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6 thoughts on “Barnaby Dixon’s Elegant Finger Puppet Concept

  1. Beautiful puppet …I just spent a week getting mine to blink was a trial , but happy with end result.

  2. this kind of puppet plus green screen suit and gloves a green screen background and maybe something for the eye like a blue insert for easy cgi eye movements or a mechanism for them somehow would make movie magic

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