A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Craftster is for freely sharing how to make things! Don't post pics of things you sell in hopes of getting some sales or we'll have to bust out the LIMBO stick on you! Wink
Total Members: 296,662
Currently Running With Scissors:
541 Guests and 19 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: La Catrina (This is what we call puppet)  (Read 1139 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
mirchita
Offline Offline

Posts: 561
Joined: 17-Aug-2007

somewhere over the rainbow....


View Profile available for personal swaps
« on: August 08, 2008 02:05:47 PM »

This is a mexican Týtere (puppet) I made for NerdyCrochetGal in the IYP 9 swap, and wanted to show you what are we call puppet here in my country. It has some mistakes because it is my first týtere, but I enjoyed too much making it, so I probably will try it again  Smiley



she has plastic head and hands (that I painted), and wood feet, the rest of her body is a wood stick and fabric, I made all her outfit, her hat is fomy that I heated with the iron and gave it that form with fingers.



here she is, showing her undies.



back view



and a close up

sorry for the blurry pictures, I took it with the cell phone, here is a bonus video where she is dancing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlBMGW24yno

Thanks for watching! and for comment too!
« Last Edit: August 08, 2008 02:49:23 PM by mirchita » THIS ROCKS   Logged
Phildude
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2008 03:12:15 PM »

Brilliente !! Id love to have one of these! I especialy like the youtube vid . Is a cartrina a special doll for el dia de muertos?  I find it interesting that this holiday and the europian counterpart Samhain- now Halloween were both celebrated at simular times even at a time in history when South America had no contact with europe.
Any way beautifull beautifull puppet!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

NerdyCrochetGal
Nerdy Weirdo with Yarn Skills
Offline Offline

Posts: 1658
Joined: 30-Dec-2006

I am not ignoring you... I am counting stitches...


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2008 03:27:13 PM »

YAY I love this. And I love it even more cause you made it for me. You are such a sweetheart and so damn talented!!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

HOOKER PRIDE!!!
SugarySweet
« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2008 04:18:11 PM »

She's amazing!! Wisted!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

craftewoman
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 5814
Joined: 30-Aug-2007

Busy sculpting...


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2008 05:51:38 PM »

She's awesome! In the USA she'd be called a marionette because of the strings. I love all the wonderful details, and I can't believe she's your first!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Sensitive Skin Beauty Tip: New Natural Shampoos - Organic and Eco-Friendly!
Hot New Crops
Which Shampoo to Use
Hair Styling Products Tips
Convertible Hair Style Tips
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Teacup Bird Feeder
Winner of Craft Challenge #100-Pottermouth
July 23, 2014 Featured Projects

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.