Monthly Archives: May 2010

Submarine Sneaker Spheres!

Posted: 16 May, 2010-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: MKG Productions, Props-Tags: Props, willkrause, anchor

I assembled these hollow acrylic spheres so that they could hold three sneakers underwater, inside a giant swimming pool. The joints needed to be carefully glued and sealed so that they wouldn’t be destroyed by the water pressure!

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Sesame Street Robot Makeover

Posted: 13 May, 2010-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Sesame Street, Props-Tags: Props, sesame street, willkrause

This red robot needed some modifications so that it would not look like a toy commercial when it made an appearance on Sesame Street to illustrate the word “activate.” I disassembled the robot and removed the speaker and some random ear-popping and eyebrow-raising functions, added some details, and painted it a more generic silver color.

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Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum

Posted: 12 May, 2010-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Animation, Utica Cartoon-Tags: Props, sesame street, willkrause

This week, Fran and I were interviewed for the Frenzer Foreman Animation forum. I just listened to the episode, and I was surprised to learn that Fran and I sound totally different. Nobody ever told me that we don’t have twin voices! Also, I goofed on the identity of Baby Bear’s puppeteer. Sorry, Baby Bear. […]

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