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Barnaby Dixon’s Raptor Puppet

Puppeteer Barnaby Dixon designs highly detailed finger puppets like this one and the one above: a rather adorable raptor puppet. Watch as his fingers control the feet while other hinges, levers, and mechanisms help make the puppet’s movements more real.

Dixon posted this video to explain more about how the raptor works:

In case you missed these: Puppeteer Barnaby Dixon’s new puppet concept, Laika’s Head of Puppetry explains how stop motion puppets are made, and the gigantic dinosaur puppets of Walking With Dinosaurs.

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