Monster Making Master Class with the Puppet Kitchen @ QED: A Place to Show & Tell, Astoria [17 September]

Monster Making Master Class with the Puppet Kitchen


75
17
September
11:00 - 16:00

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QED: A Place to Show & Tell
27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, New York 11105
Have you ever wanted to make your own professional puppet from scratch? Do you need your own live hand practice puppet, or just want to learn more about puppet making in general?

Join Puppet Kitchen Productions for their Monster Making Master Class! In this three part series, Master Puppet Maker Michael Schupbach will show you how to design and construct your very own “live hand” lip synch style puppet entirely from scratch. Each class will cover a specific area of puppet design and construction. No prior puppet making experience is needed, however, machine and hand sewing experience is a plus.

All materials will be provided.

Dates for this course are:

Sun 9/17
Sun 9/24
Sun 10/1
11am-4pm

Must enroll by Saturday, 9/10.

Curriculum:

Class #1: «Get a Head»
Duration: 11am-4pm
Puppet head design and construction Foam cutting and gluing techniques Mouthplate fabrication

Class #2: «Body Building»
Duration: 11am-4pm
Bag body patterning and construction Hand and machine sewing

Class #3: «Our Feature(s) Presentation»
Duration: 11am-4pm
Puppet character design Eye, nose, and hair design and construction

Ages: 16 and up Participants under the age of 18 must have a chaperone.

Cancelation Policy: The price of the workshop includes a $40 non-refundable Materials Fee. 50% of total costs will be refunded for cancellations made within 48 hours of a scheduled workshop date. Cancelations made within 24 hours of a scheduled workshop date cannot be refunded.
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