Puppets a Puppet Theatre is essential reading for everyone interested in making and performing with puppets. It concentrates on designing, making and performing with the main types of puppet, and is extensively illustrated in full colour throughout.Topics covered include: nature and heritage of puppet theatre; the anatomy of a puppet, its design and structure; materials and methods for sculpting, modelling and casting; step-by-step instructions for making glove, hand, rod and shadow puppets a marionettes; puppet control and manipulation; staging principles, stage and scenery design; principles of sound a lighting and finally, organisation of a show.A SCULPTED BODY When arod puppet animal has no legs, or legs that simply dangle fromthe body, you may shape the body from foam rubber, polystyrene or balsa wood and cover it as appropriate (see Chapter 3). A SCULPTED BODY WITH WORKING LEGS ... Drill two holes for dowels for attaching the legs, see the instructions opposite for a cardboard body. Glue and insert the dowels and cover theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Puppets and Puppet Theatre|
|Publisher||:||Crowood - 2014-04-30|