The Lazytown characters are very well known in their home country of Iceland. We worked with Lazytown Inc there in translating these characters from their existing theatre, cartoon and illustration incarnations into sophisticated “Banraku” style puppets for a TV pilot which were part hand operated and part animatronic.
Queen of Hearts, built at Artem for the opening of the Olympics, senior mechanical designer for this pop-up and inflatable puppet. It appeared along side Voldemort and Captain Hook also made at Artem. The Queen’s bed had to rise to 3m in to the air and with one person inside working the levers it could … Continue reading London Olympics 2012: Red Queen→
A six metre tall walking puppet of Lady Godiva for Coventry and London 2012. It was made with a team at Artem under Nick Martin. I was part of the team on general design and then focused on the head movements. See the completed puppet on this site. http://www.imagineerproductions.co.uk/content_links/6567/view The puppet is activated by four … Continue reading Godiva Awakes→