This antiquarian volume contains an introductory guide to puppetry, including complete instructions for making your own puppet, information on performing, handy hints and tips, and much more.
Author: Arthur Allen
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
Originally published in the 1930s, this is a graded sequence in puppet works, especially designed for use in schools, giving a sound start to school or home circle in puppet work. The art of making simple puppets, stage and scenery, of producing simple puppet plays, is thoroughly examined. The book is extensively illustrated with diagrams and examples. Contents Include STAGE ONE: Why Puppetry The Significance of Puppetry How to Make a Glove Puppet Simple Glove Puppets Various forms of Cut-outs A Puppet Finger in a Plastic Material Puppets from Waste Scenery and Design A Brief History of Puppetry The Puppet Teaches Nemo-A Puppet Play STAGE TWO: The Puppet in Terms of Manipulation, Shape and Movement Jumping-Jack Puppies A Simple Puppet A Simple Jointed Puppet How to Make a Puppet Head Scenery and Design Types of Theatres Ecce Signum A Simple Puppet Play STAGE THREE: How to Begin The Points of a Puppet How to Make A puppet Head How to Make the Arms How to Make the Hands How to Make the Feet and Legs How to Make the Body of the Puppet Controls Storing the Puppet The Stage Parts of a Stage Lighting Proportions of the Human Body The Sacred Flame-A Simple Puppet Play