St Davids Day Parade : Blunderbus Theatre

In 2011 I worked of Blunderbus Theatre Company as a puppet maker for their St George's Day Parade in Ollerton.  I was responsible for designing and constructing a large bird puppet which would be the finale of the parade line up. 

The bird was largely constructed from bamboo, willow, card, foam and polystyrene to keep it light weight. The front feathers were constructed from plastazote which was carefully meted into to curled shapes.  The back feathers were made out of white plastic bags which were painstakingly tied onto the willow framework of the head,  

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