Jim Henson Muppeteer, John Kennedy, provides twelve new puppet projects and offers puppeteering secrets.From the author of the immensely popular Puppet Mania comes a new book with even more innovative projects and puppeteering secrets. John Kennedy's Puppet Planet:*Shares twelve new puppet projects, each using a variety of techniques, many of which have never been presented in a book before*Features "action panels" so readers can see how each puppet comes to life*Includes staging ideas to play up each project's uniqueness*Builds on the author's experience working for the Jim Henson Company and as a professional puppeteerWith this fun book, readers will find everything they need to become rulers of their own puppet planets.
In Puppet Planet, John Kennedy offers you the insight, tips and trade secrets that only a professional puppeteer can. Learn how to make 12 brand new puppets, then learn how to perform with them! Discover professional staging techniques, as well as ways to make the puppets come alive for your audience.Kennedy, a Jim Henson Muppeteer, gives kids the know-how they need to turn 12new puppet projects into characters by sharing his tips on lip synching, bodymovements, eye contact and movement, and, most important, imagination.This enchanting book provides readers with detailed instructions for 12 different puppets that each use a variety of techniques. Also features action panels that show the reader how to make each puppet come to life.
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