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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This video tutorial/pattern was presented as part of a live internet workshop on 12th June 2009, via BlogTV. There are two videos to complete the tutorial. This pattern is for a dog, and there are two versions, a ’short’ dog, and a ‘long dog’. This is more for fun at home or school and certainly isn’t what I’d normally make, at least in terms of rod attachments. But that’s for another time…
Build your own shadow puppet screen. You’ll find more free patterns here, as well as a video on making joints for these puppets. Learn more about materials to use here. How shadow puppets are different to silhouettes is discussed here. [links to be added]send feedback / have a question?
Australians may want to buy locally. Where? I explain here.