Foam Puppet Captain Jet Lag. Picture from Scott Gamble. So you might have heard about the strange material called foam latex for use in puppets. So what is .
Fabrication Explained! by Tom Brierton. This metal armature, left, became the final praying mantis puppet on the right when encased in a cast foam latex exterior.
Silicone. Foam latex has long been a popular material for creating the outer skin or entire body of a stop-motion puppet over its armature.