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. …

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 …

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 …

Truthful Phone Creature Puppet

I designed and built a prototype puppet for Talk to the Hand, for the independent film – The Truthful Phone. This was a rod and hand puppet, with a fabricated body. The head featured a set of cable controlled animatronics, that made the ears move, eyes blink and eyebrow raise, with a latex face, and fiberglass skull. the face was …

KAYAK advert – Shark Fabrication – ANARCHY LTD

Here is the KAYAK advert in which I Fabricated, Painted and Puppeteered with Dani Boyne, a full size shark for a KAYAK advert. This was for Anarchy ltd. The shark was totally fabricated and carved from scratch all from foam and latex, no sculpture or mould making. I am a professional puppet maker and creature creator. Also I design, illustrate, …

Old Spice Kraken Puppet

I was a fabricator, part of the large team that built the huge Kraken puppet at Millennium FX for Old Spice. the fabrication department was headed up by Catherine Fleming, who i was assisting. I was also a puppeteer inside the puppet and on set wrangler About Me: I am a professional puppet maker and creature creator. Also I design, illustrate, sculpt …

Benidorm – Prop puppet – Tiger Aspect

I was asked to build a prop puppet dummy for the tv show Benidorm, for tiger aspect. It unusually had to look like a slightly odd, fan made dummy, that had a resemblance to Shane Ritchies character. It also needed to look a bit like paper mache but in fact was latex and foam because it had to be thrown …

Ninjago Snake Puppet Legoland

The giant Ninjago snake puppet I designed built for the live show in Legoland Windsor. About Me: I am a professional puppet maker and creature creator. I design, illustrate, sculpt and fabricate. With a past background in performance as both an actor and puppeteer. I develop characters and build puppets, I always approach the project from the point of view …

Taxidermy Monster Head

A taxidermy monster head I made just for fun. This was a sculpt which later became a latex and rubber cast. painted with acrylics. I am a professional puppet maker and creature creator. I design, illustrate, sculpt and fabricate. I also have a performance background as both an actor and puppeteer, so when I develop characters and build puppets I …

yonderland creatures

Ride On Creatures

These are the Three ride on Creature for Yonderland season 3. Based on a design i made, I then sculpted the Marquette for these guys. Fiona Cazaly patterned them, and her and Natlie Ellnor made the foam underbodies as i worked on the eye blink mechs and sculpting and painting the fiberglass horns. I then sculpted over the foam head …