Marionettes: how to make and work them
This is the complete book of marionette craft, covering every step from conception and construction to performance. More than 400 illustrations supplement easy-to-follow directions for making puppet heads and bodies, stringing marionettes on one- and two-hand controls, operating the puppets, and putting on your own show. Great for beginners.
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Marionettes: How to Make and Work Them, Volume 0; Volume 58
Helen Fling,Charles Forbell
Limited preview - 1973
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