I'm a puppet maker with a degree in theatre. A former lighting techie, stage manager and producer. And I like to think that with puppetry, the only limit is your imagination. More...
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(Not to be confused with toy theatre)
No two puppetry shows are alike. Which means you shouldn’t be looking at a paint-by-numbers tutorial of how to build your stage. You should first learn more about set design before running off to print out the instructions from one of the tutorials below.
I will be adding to this list as I find more patterns. Please note that these patterns come free courtesy of the credited people; please respect their wishes for creditation (if requested) if you publish the link elsewhere.
Why so few free patterns? Find the answer here. Read the article dispelling some myths about free patterns. [links to be added]
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Australians may want to buy locally. Where? I explain here.