BBC feeling btter cbeebies puppets by chris barlow

Feeling Better Puppets – BBC / Cbeebies

BBC /Cbeebies: feeling better. I was the puppet designer and maker for a major new Cbeebies TV series Feeling Better. The show, presented by Dr Radha, features two puppet creatures, Ben and Breagh. They explore the complex world of emotions. Series 1 started airing March 19th 2017, and is featured on BBC 1, the Cbeebies channel, youtube and cbeebies radio. …

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Character Head Sculpts

The three head sculpts for the beach house crew characters for the Maho Group resorts new family project. I am a professional puppet maker and creature creator. Also I design, illustrate, sculpt and fabricate. I have a performance background as both an actor and puppeteer. So when I develop characters and build puppets I always approach the project from the …

Emporer Penguin – Fabricator, Designer, Sculpter, Art finisher

I designed and built this full size emporer penguin puppet for a short horror film being developed by Art Omnivores. The penguin puppet was fairly simple, with a tongue that moves. I sculpted and cast the head out of latex and foam. The body is reticulated foam fabrications, with fur and art finishing. About Me: I am a professional puppet …

Puppet Designer and Builder – Alien

I was the puppet designer and builder for and america based client. They wanted an appealing bespoke alien puppet to entertain his son, who has leukemia, and make online content together for other kids to enjoy. I am a professional puppet designer and builder and creature fx fabricator. I design, illustrate, sculpt and fabricate. I also have a performance background …

Feeling Better, Ben and Breagh – Puppet / Character Designer and Builder

I was the puppet designer and  maker for a major new Cbeebies TV series Feeling Better. The show, presented by Dr Radha, features two puppet creatures, Ben and Breagh. They explore the complex world of emotions. Series 1 started airing March 19th 2017, and is featured on BBC 1, the Cbeebies channel, youtube and cbeebies radio. Please visit the BBC …

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Monster Concept BBC

an early concept prototype for the bcc[/caption This was one of the early concept monster puppets I made for the BBC. This was for the development phase of the Feeling Better puppets, to be on Cbeebies. This Monster was just to test if a creature style was appropriate. I made a few of these before going back to a more …

Prototype Creature for BBC

This was one of the early concept prototypes creature puppets i made in the development phase for the Feeling Better puppets, for the BBC. This prototype was just to test if a creature style was appropriate. i made a few of these before going back to a more cartoony style that was eventually featured in the show. I am a …

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Feeling Better Original Design Cbeebies

The Feeling Better original design for Cbeebies, which formed the basic concept for the puppets in Cbeebies Feeling Better. The final puppets were fairly similar to these sketches, with a few adjustments in colour and patterns. We experimented with some other designs and aesthetics, before returning to something very close to this initial concept. I was the puppet designer and  …