Godzilla-like puppet Must Destroy Healthcare!

Posted: 5 February, 2010-Likes: 0-Comments: 1-Categories: Propmaking, Godzilla puppet-Tags: Props, willkrause, critters

I made this puppet for a health-care advocacy group. In a short video, the puppet will wreck hospitals, clinics, and maybe even get to eat some ambulances and doctors. I’ll be doing the puppeteering today, so I’ll post a link as soon as it is available. I’m keeping my fingers crossed that fire will be breathed.

The puppet is made from urethane foam covered with liquid latex and acrylic paints. I also added UVA foam teeth and claws, and some red LED lamps for eyes. Steel rods inside the puppet can be used to move the arms, and there are two dowels that fit into sockets located at the back of the puppet’s knees so that the puppet can be “walked” without a puppeteer’s arm inside.

Of course this isn’t THE Godzilla. Godzilla has powerful lawyers with radioactive law breath. Let’s just say he’s a Destroyosaurus. Or possibly a Destructiodon.

 

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  • jean c. - 12 February, 2010 -

    will! I found your website, it looks great. and the projects look awesome! congratulations. hope you’re having fun in the snow in new york!
    xo jean

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