Shadow Puppets & Shadow Play by David CurrellShadow Puppets & Shadow Play by David Currell

Shadow Puppets & Shadow Play

byDavid Currell

Hardcover | April 28, 2008

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Illustrating the work of some of the finest shadow players in the world, this book explains with clarity and precision the art of shadow puppetry, an art form increasingly used by professional companies and educational institutions. Traditional shadow play techniques are covered, together with modern methods and recent explorations, puppet design, lighting and staging, and even techniques for creating translucent figures.
David Currell is widely recognized as a leading authority on puppet theater. He was cofounder of the National Puppet Center and its chairperson for nearly 20 years. One of the most widely published authors on the subject, this is his first book to focus exclusively on shadow play. His previous books include Making & Manipulating Marion...
Title:Shadow Puppets & Shadow PlayFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 10 × 8.5 × 0.77 inPublished:April 28, 2008Publisher:Crowood PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1861269242

ISBN - 13:9781861269249

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"Clearly written, intelligently organized, precisely illustrated and beautifully designed."  —Theatre Design and Technology