PuppetVision Archives: Monday Morning Inspiration

03 Oct 2011 Monday Morning Inspiration: John K’s Simpsons Couch Gag

Animation legend John Kricfalusi animated the opening “couch gag” on The Simpsons last night. It’s was a special surprise and done in John K’s signature style and full of lots of delicious, over-the-top animation. You can see some of the sketches and concept art for the sequence on John’s blog....

08 Aug 2011 Monday Morning Inspiration: World’s Largest Stop Motion Film

Remember Dot, the world’s smallest stop motion film from back in January? Well, now Aardman Animation has gone in exactly the opposite direction for Gulp, which has broken a world record for the world’s “largest stop-motion animation set” at over 11,000 square feet and like Dot was shot using Nokia N8 smartphones. Here’s a look...

18 Jul 2011 Monday Morning Inspiration: Papier-mâché with Mathieu René

I've been lucky enough to collaborate with Mathieu René (see previous post) - better known online as "Creaturiste" - off and on for past few years thanks to our mutual association with Unraku.He's one of the most knowledgeable and innovative puppet and mask makers working in papier mache anywhere in the world and he's now...

20 Jun 2011 Paper puppets created by Megan Brain

I really adore the work of paper sculptor Megan Brain. Her latest projects - a paper model of Cinderella's Fairy Tale Hall at Tokyo Disneyland and an American Indian Totem Project are especially...

16 May 2011 Remembering Jim Henson

Mondays here are usually devoted to "Monday Morning Inspiration" and it's hard to get much more inspirational than the man himself, Jim Henson. Today is May 16th, the anniversary of Jim's unexpected and tragic passing in...

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