Neck - technical drawing
- You must draw the neck from en face and profile perspective.
- The major difference between a marionette on wire and a marionette on strings is the connection between the head and neck.
- The nead and the neck are carved from one piece of wood.
- Central line must always be in the center of the neck.
- The neck has a cuved profile.
- The neck must be strong enough so that it doesn't crack when the end of the wire is hammered into it.
- The wire goes through the head and neck and into the body.
- The neck should be longer than a human neck. Part of the neck is usually covered with a costume and the neck looks too short.
- The head and the neck are NOT one piece.
- We draw the neck from the profile at its actual angle and it will go out of the central line of the body.
- The leather goes through the neck and into the body and head.
- There should be a distance of 1 - 1.5 cm between the head and the neck so they can move independently.
- There should be a distance of 1 - 1.5 cm between the neck and the body.
- The neck must be long enough so it will allow the head to move.
- The leather should be along the center line of neck.
- The leather is fastened in the neck with a nail.
Head and neck are one piece, but neck is connected with body by leather.