John Coppinger (b. 1947) is a sculptor who worked on several projects for Jim Henson's Creature Shop, beginning with The Dark Crystal, where he was credited with designing and building various environmental creatures, including the walking trees. He worked on several other projects through 2000, on a freelance basis.
Henson/Creature Shop credits
- The Dark Crystal: Environmental Creatures, design and fabrication (with Tim Miller); work on landscape model
- Babe: CGI sculptor
- The Adventures of Pinocchio: Pinocchio's tree sculptor
- The Odyssey: Sea creature sculpts and CG scans
- The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas: Octopus sculpt