DIY Marionette

DIY Marionette- My process…

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First I researched and recorded my subject matter; ballerinas…

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I then moulded the face shape, I decided papier-mâché would be the easiest method.

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I then moulded the rest of the body using wood, and created the joints. I used papier-mâché over some of the areas to create more shape.

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I then fixed the head onto the body and started to paint it.

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I then attatched the strings and made sure the doll worked properly before painting the rest of it. 547991_10150672868758581_619527136_n copy IMG_1287 IMG_8629 IMG_1306 IMG_1320 IMG_1308

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