Another friend of mine gave me a great idea for making simple sock puppets: use a long, thigh-high sock to make a full body puppet instead of a short sock for just the head. I started thinking about this idea and made a few drawings for the lead singer of the marine animal house band aboard the ship.
Here is another drawing of a character for the band - a lady squid. This could be built really simply, perhaps just on a stick that bounces around during the musical numbers. She's supposed to be singing in the drawing below, but instead it looks like she's farting the notes. I guess that a singing, farting, squid would work too.
Lobster Fest this past year down in San Pedro. I opted for some lobster gloves which turned into part of my Halloween costume. But little guy provided a lot of laughs throughout the night.
I feel that the puppet band designs are coming together nicely.
Now I have this song in my head: