Friday, April 20, 2007

Giant Parade Puppet

Parade 1

Just about every inch of the Fremont Solstice Parade headquarters is covered with fabric, puppet building supplies, and giant parade puppets. This is one of the large puppets that was hanging from the ceiling.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

hi!!! congratulations for you work, its amazing, my name is patricio. im a amateur puppeteer from buenos aires argentina, there is no infomation about puppet making in my country. im not able to get any pattern, and i cant afford to buy them. i was wondering if you could send me some pattern for the head and the fleece cover. thanks, patricio, and sorry for my english
patoaparatox@hotmail.com

Sean Johnson said...

Thank you I’m glad you like the work. I don’t have any patterns that I can send you, but if you want to see how I make my patterns and build my puppets please check out this tutorial

Please feel free to contact me with any questions: sean@swazzle.com

P.S. If you did want to buy some patterns in the future check out projectpuppet.com.

Andrew Kim said...

I made this puppet for the 2003 Fremont Summer Solstice Pageant. You can see a photo of this in use at: http://www.thingumajig.info/community/index.html
Click on the photo next to "Pageants directed by Andrew Kim". Thanks for posting this!

Andrew Kim
www.thingumajig.info