Friday, September 24, 2010

visual thinking

james maury "jim" henson
(september 24, 1936 – may 16, 1990)

harry the hipster shows kermit the square how messy visual thinking can be. sam and friends was henson's first television project in which he pioneered techniques such as using the television screen like a puppet box, making his muppets with flexible materials rather than wood, using rods instead of strings, and matching the mouth movements to the dialogue. he also started working with his future wife jane.

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