Improving the birdfish puppet.
The birdfish began just as a prototype puppet. I made it at the beginning of the project when I was still brain storming for ideas. Here is picture of it from back then:
I attached bigger shells for the flippers. I chose darker and more interesting looking shells that match the colour of the head and main body of the puppet. I attached each part of the puppet with a separate piece of wire to help it stay stable.
I improved the design of the wire enforcements on the flipper shells making them stable and having wide range of movements. Here is what it can do: