Taxidermy Puppets!!!!! SING FOR YOUR LIFE!
Recently I performed an excerpt from the musical 'SING FOR YOUR LIFE!' at the first Dark Fabrics Cabaret; A cross between the X Factor and Pet Rescue. In the week before I managed to scrape together a fox which was specially couriered up from my mum's freezer in Dorset. Poor woman..... This fox was found by my sister and her friend. As you can see they're having a great time. The fox obviously hadn't. There wasn't a scratch on her which leads me to suspect poison! She was a beauty. So so stunning. Took at least 3 days to semi defrost. Here's how the puppet was made. . . . STEP ONE: Defrost Fox STEP 2: Skin Fox STEP 3: Try and make the fox look like a fox again To give the head a shape instead of just flopping around I used a badger skull. If I had a fox skull I would have used that but I didn't so a badger had to do. It's wider and shorter but by padding the skull out with sanitary towels, eventually it started to a