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Wednesday, March 17th 2010
Mythbuster and Silicone Heads
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Adam Savage of Mythbusters fame. Just finishing this one up for Jeff (another Jeff, not me) He’s been asking for some really cool cards lately, the Jamie Hyneman - Link and Jason Hawes - Link cards from a few weeks back, were his as well.
I’ve been working on puppet faces for the last couple of days. Here’s the new idea of doing them in silicone. I love how the silicone looks but, it’s been a little frustrating, since I’ve went down a couple of blind alleys and wasted some time.
Originally I was trying to make a silicone face that I could move around and animate, but so far I haven’t really been able to make it work. I can get some movement, but not near enough for the kind of expressions and the speech I want to do.
Now I’m trying plan B. and going back to the replacement faces (which worked well and I was happy with) but this time I’m planning on using the silicone as skins over the hard part faces.
See you next week
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