Monthly Archives: September 2009

Giant Tennis Ball – U.S. Open Party

Posted: 27 September, 2009-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: MKG Productions, Exhibit Design

I made this giant tennis ball for a party – it had to hold 400 giant lollipops, so it had to be pretty big. I made it out of sculpted polystyrene foam with a covering of painted felt, to give it the right texture. The venue had no doors that were wide enough to accommodate […]

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Whitest Kids U’Know – Sphinx puppet

Posted: 27 September, 2009-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Props, Whitest Kids U'Know-Tags: Props, willkrause, foam

Layers of foam were used to make this puppet and give it an appearance of wind-worn stone.

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Rob Thomas – “Someday” Music Video

Posted: 23 September, 2009-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Props, Rob Thomas - "Someday"-Tags: Props, willkrause, cardboard

for this “Peace Parade” video we made things like tree costumes, peace-symbol costumes, protest posters, and my bikes volunteered to be festooned with flowers. Luckily I was working with a skilled art department including Christina Aprea, Mike Pantuso, Anney Fresh, Keith Ozar, Julie, Diane Andazola, and Laura Brock.

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Whitest Kids U’Know – Eiffel Tower puppet

Posted: 22 September, 2009-Likes: 0-Comments: 2-Categories: Props, Whitest Kids U'Know-Tags: Props, willkrause, foam

I sewed a tiny beret for this puppet, and gave it a painted wooden dowel for a cigarette. the mouth is opened and closed by a thin wooden dowel, since the puppet is too thin for a puppeteer’s arm to fit inside.

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Whitest Kids U’Know – Pyramid puppets

Posted: 4 September, 2009-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Props, Whitest Kids U'Know-Tags: Props, willkrause, foam

A pair of gossipy pyramids. Made out of latex-coated upholstery foam.  

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