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Starting anew…

So I managed to integrate the old Puppeteers Unite! Blog on my personal blog. It would be a shame to have years of blog posts be obliterated. This Blog will be a little more personal and not only dabble in other topics but also showcase more of the behind the scenes projects we work on […]

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Farewell. It was a great Ten Years!


Today is our 10th Anniversary and the day I am announcing the closing of the Puppeteers Unite! Blog. First thing I want to address is that this is a personal decision. My children, wife and two full time jobs have made it harder and harder for me to put the time and energy (I feel) needs […]

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Dead Panic Studios Presents: Monsters and Microphones Podcast

I love listening to podcasts; especially those that deal with practical effects, puppetry and industry leaders! Monsters and Microphones is a new Podcast by Dead Panic Studios featuring hosts Christopher Vaughan (Dead Panic Studios- Co-Owner/Executive Producer) and Nick Callow (2d/3d Artist). Their first podcast includes none other than special effects veteran Shannon Shea! Shannon discusses his […]

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Pancake Manor

Please give! They are so close to their goal and the show is by far one of the best I’ve seen on the internet! Please join their Kickstarter campaign HERE

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Puppetsmith is Back!

Puppetsmith is up and running! New memberships to the Puppetsmith site are currently not available. If you are an existing member, you may log in to the new site using your previous username and password. If you are currently not a member of Puppetsmith, but would like to be kept up-to-date as to when membership […]

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Things to consider when choosing a puppet builder…

I often am contacted by people wanting a quote to have a hand/rod “Muppet” style puppet built.  Some people are somewhat confused as to why my price is higher (or lower) than other puppetsmith quotes. The first thing I explain is that every puppet builder is unique; that the materials and processes used by puppet […]

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