Clara Production images
baked head on scanner bed
Ball & socket jointed armature with wadding
Initial sketch and idea for Clara
Clara - version one (no skirt) the puppet was too tall and the wire armature to weak to be able to hold poses. (face not painted or fixed in place)
wire hands from armature ball & socket kit
Ball & socket jointed armature pack - had to saw rods to length and ensemble the whole armature.
first super sculpey head - baked in the oven - the back of the head was burnt but the 'hair' will over this (thankfully the nose didn't burn
simple wire armature (twisted wires) with plastic 'bones' and padding
clay head before baking.
Clara version 1 and version two with armchairs and coffee table (v2 head not fixed or finished. v2 never completed)
Clara v2 half dressed with baked head.
wig before trimming - you have to be multi-talented to make puppets... hairdresser !!!?!
Clara - her hair was created by crocheting a cap and then latch-hooking yarn through each stitch (took more than 12 hours!)
Clara version 2 sat in armchair with coffee table
Clara with new shoes... well the top bits the same but I replaced the felt white bits and sole for latex versions (so they could bend)
Clara v2 with bag, t-shirt and toy puppets
Ball & socket jointed armature with wadding and 'sleeves' of top
Clara looking casual :-)
storyboard of teaser sequence.
Clara's bedroom blind with window frame (acetate used for window pane to help with reflections)
Clara has a hip socket that comes loose and I'm trying to fix that (to no avail!)
Clara's bedroom blind assembly (my muji mini printing kit was handy at spacing the strats