First, get the book
- Make puppets from stuffed animals
- Build your own hand puppet
- Create advanced Muppet-like puppets using master techniques
- Build simple, intermediate, and advanced puppet stages
- Bring your puppets to life with convincing body language, voices, and diction.
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From patterns to videos, it's everything you'll need to take over the puppet universe. And then some.
If you’re stumped on a challenging step, don’t worry. The Naked Hand Team will provide regular tutorials on common questions to help you get on your way.
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See some of our latest puppet creations. It’s a motley crew, but we think they’ll get your creative wheels turning.
If you’re having trouble copying the patterns from the back of the book, you can find printable versions here.
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