Monday, November 2, 2009

First Custom Finger Puppet

Well, I've done some one-of-a-kind pieces before, but I never imagined I would create the likeness of a historical figure in finger puppet form. A couple weeks back I was approached with a request to create a Teddy Roosevelt wearing a Rough Riders uniform. Why? The request comes from the boyfriend of a young woman who made an awful pun about Teddy RooseFELT. Too. Cute.

Here's the final product:

Here's a photo for reference:

His bandana and hat are my favorite accessories. I'm secretly hoping for more requests. It would be fun to make some literary puppets like the Little Thinkers finger puppets that are so popular.