In honor of National Read Across America Day I thought I would tell you a little story. Click on the link above to check out the NEA (National Education Association) website for more details and suggested readings. The ‘Unlimited Books’ Rule I’m certainly not the ‘rules guy’ in the house, or in life. But even […]Read More
Finding, or should I say hunting, for supplies has always been a challenge. One of the coolest things over the past decade has been the meteoric rise of the cosplay community. It has unknowingly made puppet supplies so much easier to obtain. Not to mention a lot of new materials now at our disposal. 3D […]Read More
I’ve said this before. In fact… after stopping most of my puppetry work in 2012-2013 after having my daughter I have said this every couple of years since. First, I decided to make a “Puppet-centric Dad Blog” without realizing the 1 small factor that I really hate the idea of being genre-trapped and my brain […]Read More
It all began around 2004-2005, give or take a few months. Honestly I never put a pin down on the exact date. In the middle of the night surfing the internet like we all did back then I stumbled down to a site called Puppets and Stuff. I don’t remember why or how, it just […]Read More
1 – Where did you get your start in Puppetry? Was there a moment where you knew puppets would consume your life? We started 22 years ago by answering an ad in the local newspaper in Elkhart, Indiana. We were hired because of our extensive theatre backgrounds. We were hired by Elton and Jane […]Read More
For those that don’t know. Grey Seal Puppets has been a part of the Holy Grail of amateur puppet builders with their widely acclaimed book “The Foam Book” which delves into a huge variety of puppetry. From supplies to techniques and inspirations, The Foam Book has it all. It was my first puppet book and […]Read More
1 – Where did you get your start in Puppetry? Was there a moment where you knew puppets would consume your life? I honestly feel as if I were born at the absolute perfectly precise moment to truly be enveloped by the puppetry bug. It was the summer of 1973… and i would spend the […]Read More
We are happy to welcome Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers to the 4 Foam Fingers series. You will quickly realize from the replies to the series below they understand very well that the “magic” of puppetry often times comes from your own life experiences and influences. Enjoy! 1 – Where did you get your start in Puppetry? […]Read More
A warm welcome for Michael Rogers, who will be studying Puppetry at UCONN for the next 2-3 years. It’s great getting a point of view from someone who drove from the West to the East coast for their passion and desire to build an education in UCONN’s Puppet Arts program. 1 – Where did you […]Read More
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