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Itool the Faun by Nectarine Itool the Faun by Nectarine
(yes, I know, its Dobbin, but that name never suited him and my mum's written a story around him and named him Itool.)

I just uploaded this because I wanted everyone to know that I finally filmed some footage of him in action.

We ended up using him as a bunraku style puppet as in reality he's just to heavy to make a good marionette, plus the art of marionette manipulation is such a fine skill that it's best left up to a master. Ben, Mikey and Iestyn in the video are experienced puppeteers, mostly using rods and bunraku style puppets. Hope you enjoy it:

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:iconvoodoomystique:
voodoomystique Mar 1, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Fantastic work. Incredibly tactile :)
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:iconkakurosu:
this is total epicness - i wish to make a wooden puppet - much like this one - but a human i guess , me being noob and all - any advice for the carving and stuff?
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:iconboggleboy:
Boggleboy Nov 15, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Great vid- and I LOVE Goldfrapp and that was the perfect choice to accompany this video. Those folks are wonderful puppeteers- of course faun remains my favorite piece of yours to date. Not sure about that name though- it reads aloud like a new tool for Macs...
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:iconjulesjustjules:
those puppeteers are brillient!

And your puppet is supperb.

where can people go see It?
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:iconstudiojsculpts:
StudioJsculpts Sep 24, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
He is so cool!!I love this little guy!!
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:iconspinery:
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaar gh

Where the hell have you found people who can operate puppets like this? My eyes are watering.

I've expected awesome, but THIS... just...


And the final walkaway on the other Pacino vid is priceless
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:iconnectarine:
Those guys are amazing! They just KNOW, they're the best you can get.
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:iconspinery:
It DOES show on the vid!
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:iconmaster-kankuro:
Master-Kankuro Sep 24, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
*sniff*
OMFG!!! You cut the strings of this BEAUTIFUL creature??? TT___TT
I´´m sorry for him.
Otherwise, as long as you´re knowing the nest how to use him,it´s cool that your faun has a use. ^^
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:iconbear48:
bear48 Sep 23, 2009  Professional
sweet
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