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How do you make a puppet? – How Does A Ventriloquist Throw His Voice

A robot? A robot with arms, feet, legs – we’re still talking about the head. There were quite a number of different ways you could make it, from what was possible on a PC, to things you’d only build on a cheap toy. So I started to look at using some of those techniques – […]

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How do you make a puppet face? – Secret To Ventriloquism

First, it’s important to understand the fundamentals of how to produce a puppet face, with this video we’ll break it down in detail and go into an in-depth look at the basic anatomy of the face. After that, we’ll take a look at a more advanced style that includes things like rigging, animation, and a […]

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What words can you say without a tongue? – How To Sing Ventriloquist

It doesn’t work if you can’t speak. If you’re new to this site, why don’t you consider taking a look at the Introduction page? Want to see more from me and other bloggers? If you follow me on Twitter, you might have noticed that I tweet the following frequently: #AskPhil @iamphil_1, @iamphil_2, @iamphil_3, @iamphil_4, @iamphil_5, […]

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Who is the best ventriloquist in the world? – International Ventriloquist

The best ventriloquist in the world, and the best at what he does, is Steve Coogan. “What’s Steve?” you wonder? “Is he some sort of celebrity or politician? Or maybe something more?” Yes, yes, he is. You heard me right. The son of a prominent and rich family, Stephen Coogan was educated at Oxford and […]

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How long does it take to become a ventriloquist? – Is Ventriloquism Real

You may not be able to tell if it takes longer than a half hour, but many people are saying it does take more than 2 hours. In his book, Ventriloquism: A Guide to Success, Dale A. M. Simeone wrote that “the average adult ventriloquist has approximately six hours to produce a ventriloquist response.” So […]

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How do you make easy puppets at home? – Maher Ventriloquist Course

I’ve found a video that goes into some details on this, but lets have a look at it. (I’ve taken the time to link to it by the way) What I learned from it Puppets are a useful tool in any animation studio. What I learnt, from this video, is what makes a puppet more […]

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How do you make a puppet face? – Maher Course Of Ventriloquism

It’s a pretty difficult process. The most simple is to take a small rubber band, put a small amount of glue on the rubber band and just stick that to the top of the head. Then you have to find a shape that really holds up to the shape you want. In the example of […]

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How do you talk without moving your lips? – How To Sing Ventriloquist

“She would have made them angry,” said a close friend of Ms. St. Clair’s recently. It is an argument Ms. St. Clair herself will later contend is not only unfair but absurd. “We were not enemies, but we did not know each other or know of each other. We could not discuss one another in […]

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How do you make a puppet without moving your mouth? – International Ventriloquist

We have to build the body first, then we build a mouth and all the body movements, and the hands are just the body movement. You can’t play a game like that. It’s not that simple. You don’t need to move your mouth, for example. I like to use a hand model. When you’re doing […]

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How do you use puppets? – Ventriloquist Methods

I started writing for puppet shows in the early 1990s, when I was working for Disney. When I started at Disney, there was a puppet show called “Hocus Pocus” that was created by the legendary Maurice Sendak, who created the book series The Electric Company. I was working at the studio, and I remember that […]