I love Kermit the Frog to bits, but I think he’s got some competition! Thorin Puppetshield is the work of illustrator, crafter and artist Rosemary Travale, and it’s quite, quite brilliant. Thanks to Ringer MJSpice for the heads-up!
Over the summer I decided I wanted to attempt to make a muppet-style puppet. It’s something that I’ve always wanted to try and when I was joking with a friend that Richard Armitage’s Thorin Oakenshield would make a good muppet, things just sort of came together. In between working on my stop motion thesis film at school this year, I’ve put in some time here and there to finish this!