9781861266637-1861266634-Making and Manipulating Marionettes

Making and Manipulating Marionettes

ISBN-13: 9781861266637
ISBN-10: 1861266634
Edition: Illustrated
Author: Currell, David
Publication date: 2005
Publisher: Crowood Press
Format: Hardcover 192 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781861266637
ISBN-10: 1861266634
Edition: Illustrated
Author: Currell, David
Publication date: 2005
Publisher: Crowood Press
Format: Hardcover 192 pages

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Acknowledged authors Currell, David wrote Making and Manipulating Marionettes comprising 192 pages back in 2005. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1861266634 and 9781861266637. Since then Making and Manipulating Marionettes textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 14.38 or rent at the marketplace.

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Making and Manipulating Marionettes is a superb guide to a craft and performance art that has fascinated audiences for over 2,000 years. Handsomely illustrated throughout, it presents precise instructions for the making of marionettes, both for plays and for acts in the variety tradition. All aspects of marionette design, construction, and control are covered, and there are rare insights into specialized designs and stringing techniques. Contents include an introduction to the marionette tradition and the principles and practicalities of marionette design; advice on materials and methods for carving, modeling, and casting puppet parts; detailed explanations for marionette control, stringing, and manipulation; step-by-step instructions for the construction and jointing of human and animal marionettes; and professional secrets for achieving a wide range of special effects.
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