A five day intensive modelmaking course in which participants are guided through the process of puppet making, beginning with a K&S wire armature and finishing with a fully completed model.
Assessing designs and assembling the wire armature and coring.
Finishing armature and cladding
Dressing armature and beginning puppet assembly, making head and hands
Finishing touches, including hair and facial features
Completing puppet and one on one tutorial with Jim
WHO IS IT FOR?
Students, graduates or freelancers looking to develop their modelmaking skills and receive feedback from a professional
Monday 23rd September 2019 – Friday 27th September
£1500 + VAT @ 20% =£1,800
Jim has worked at Aardman since 2000, starting on the studio’s hugely successful feature film Chicken Run. His credits include Wallace & Gromit, Shaun the Sheep, Creature Comforts, The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists and Timmy Time. Jim has a wealth of experience as a senior model maker and team leader in the puppet department and also has a role as an Aardman ambassador, running model making workshops in venues all around the world.