This is a fully articulated stop motion puppet for my final studio animation project titled "Aquanaut".
quick model sheet to reference while building
Super Sculpey hands, boots, chest piece, and head over an aluminum wire and epoxy putty body
Painted with acrylics
final puppet. Realized that having non-removable hands, feet, and head caused me to have to sew his outfit directly onto him by hand which was an experience... He ended up looking quite rugged which was just fine for what we wanted.