The Making of Speekee the Puppet
In this age of virtual reality is the puppet maker’s art going unappreciated?
Here in a tribute to master puppet maker Neil Sterenberg, we reveal how Speekee the puppet came together thanks to Neil’s creative genius.
04/10/2006 – The foam body
05/10/2006 – Thoughts on texture
16/10/2006 – The eyes are put in place
17/10/2006 – Speekee’s nose and hands
01/11/2007 – Speekee comes to life!
As Neil Sterenberg himself says:
When puppetry works it’s great. (Who needs CG eh?)
See you next time,
Jim Porter is a co-founder of Speekee, home of the most comprehensive Spanish learning program for children ever to appear online
Jim began his Spanish learning journey in 1990. He has been a language teacher since 1994 and he lives in sunny southern Spain with his two bilingual children. Loves it! More…