This 11 foot tall grim reaper puppet needs now has a new home, as we don't didn't have space for it any more.
It's head turns, it's jaw talks, and it's finger points / moves... it's very impressive and gets lots of wows in public.
Only drawback is it's very heavy and needs a strong soul to wear it, but for someone with prop building skills it wouldn't be too difficult to rebuild his body from lighter materials..? Paul can advise how ...
or "What it takes to be a freelance illustrator" from our own Ben Tallon:
Yesterday I sat here at my studio desk. I went through my daily routine, (or as close as a freelance creative gets to routine) checking my run of websites, eating lunch when I felt satisfied with my mornings progression.
Familiar people infiltrated my inbox and my ever expanding Itunes spat out it’s increasingly erratic playlist. Then one of those regular invaders dropped me a very interesting link...
Last month OS members Jonathan and Paul started the 'Book Bloc' project - creating banners / riot shields for forthcoming demos.
As the picture shows, they're essentially HUGE books, each having a special meaning in the context of deflecting aggression. They've a thin wooden base, but are made of thick slabs of foam- giving them yet more of a built in non violent / self defense message.