Lirpasloof April Fools – IWOCA

The Lirpasloof puppet (April Fools) corporate video for Iwoca business finance company. I designed, built and puppeteered the featured Lirpasloof puppet.¬†The task was to create a fairly realistic mythical creature. This would feature in a comedy video that riffed on the idea of Goat Yoga. They stipulated this creature should have features reminiscent of a dog, a lion and goat. …

Feeling Better Cbeebies Puppets

  Feeling Better was a major new CBEEBIES series from the BBC. I was the character designer and puppet maker maker for this show. We wanted to create two characters that were both adorable and very very emotive. The show, presented by Dr Radha, features two puppet creatures, Ben and Breagh. They explore the complex world of emotions. Series 1 …

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. …

Who’s That at the Back of the Bus – Short film Penguin

Who’s that at the back of the bus is a short horror film made by Phil Hardy. It required a large emporer penguin puppet¬† and I had a lot of fun making one for the short film. I had the challenge of trying to build a huge emperor penguin to a tight budget and deadline. but this was such a …

Minum Replica – Pokemon and Pokemon Go

This is a life size scale model of Mimum from pokemon. I made him just for fun. Minums sizing/dimensions match exactly what they are in the cartoons and according the the pokemon fandom. so i started with the simple cartoon form then keeping the dimensions I worked to make him look more creature- esque without changing any sizing. it was …