Worlds of Shadow: Teaching with Shadow Puppetry

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The Wisniewskis, codirectors of the acclaimed Clarion Shadow Theatre, have modernized and simplified the techniques of the ancient art of shadow puppetry and created this easy step-by-step guide. After a brief overview of light and screen options, the authors show you how to introduce concepts of light and shadow to students. Stage directions, puppet patterns, scripts, projected scenery ideas, and a full range of astounding but readily achieved special effects help you quickly master any performance-from simple songs and rhymes to full-blown stories and plays. The special effects use such common materials as wax paper and colored plastic, and no art skills are needed. Suitable for the novice as well as the specialist, the guide has chapters on intermediate and advanced techniques for those who desire a more varied and complex production.
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DAVID WISNIEWSKI, is the award-winning author of six children's books (including The Golem and The Wave of the Sea-Wolf).

DONNA WISNIEWSKI is codirectors of the Clarion Shadow Theatre. She resides in Monrovia, Maryland.

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Dec 31, 1997
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Pages
225
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ISBN
9781563084508
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English
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Education / Elementary
Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Arts & Humanities
Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / General
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