The Foam Book : An Easy Guide to Building Polyfoam Puppets

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Whether you're a beginner to the world of puppet making or an experienced professional puppeteer, The Foam Book was written with you in mind. This easy guide to designing and building your own polyfoam puppets will take you step-by-step through the creative process.

Along the way you'll pick up tips and tricks to make the puppet building experience as carefree as possible.

The Foam Book is not just a guide to puppet construction but a useful resource of suppliers of hard to find puppet-making materials.

Inside you'll find:
* Two sure-fire methods for making a puppet head.
* A grocery list of features to consider for your character.
* Detailed descriptions for making any body parts imaginable.
* Special sections on creating animals and fantastic creatures.
* Suggestions for materials and coverings.
* Over 100 photos and drawings.

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About the Author:

Drew Allison is the founder and president of Grey Seal Puppets. He is involved in all phases of production including writing, building, designing and performing.

For over twenty years, Drew has performed regularly on television and stage including such venues as The Center for Puppetry Arts, The Smithsonian Institution, The Detroit Institute of Art and The Philadephia Museum of Art.

In 1994 Drew was awarded the President's Award by The Puppeteers of America for outstanding achievement in the art of puppetry. In 1998, his original production of BATHTUB PIRATES was awarded the prestigious UNIMA Citation of Excellence. He has also served on the Board of Trustees of The Puppeteers of America.

Donald Devet is a web producer and freelance writer, producer and performer in New York City.

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With expanded information and many helpful hits, this book is sure to be a great help to all who use foam in the construction of their puppets. --The Puppetry Journal

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