fig. 18a. The Creeper, by Krista Dalby.
What began as an innocent venture to re-create Casey from CBC's Mr. Dressup ended up also providing us with the twisted-awesome-creepy-wonderful puppet called The Creeper.
Krista took my clay sculpt of Casey's head and created two paper maché heads from it (see fig. 6), reserving one for herself. Then, soon enough, with some fun fur, beads (for his ambiguously-mammalian-possibly-marsupial pelt), long-fingered hands, and Gollum-like paint job, she'd created The Creeper.