Pacific SouthWest Puppet Fest – Santa Barbara International Puppetpalooza For four days puppets will take over the city of Santa Barbara. Puppetpalooza is a family-focused event that includes over twenty performances and events. More than thirty performers with appear at different venues and two park celebrations. This multi-cultural festival will bring children, families, visitors and […]
SFBAPG is hosting its second annual Nick Barone Workshop in Nov. I can’t wait to learn more about shadow puppets from Wendy Morton. Also a cool shirt by Elizabeth Leonard (http://www.elizabethandesign.com). Order before Oct 15th.
If you haven’t seen Adam Kreutinger’s youTube channel, you need to. Adam has had his youTube channel up for a while and has detailed his Audrey II build, various puppet projects, his ebay Puppets. Now he has been showing a great series of Puppet How to Videos. This is turning out to be a great […]
After looking for inspiration and settling on “I Feel Pretty”. We now had a song and a concept for the puppet. The thought was we could use a red costume wig on a puppet that from the front would have a big lopsided lip, possibly cross-eyes, one eye larger than the other, a witch like […]
Building puppets takes time, but for me it really takes an idea, and a deadline. So while I’ve been building pieces of puppets and planning ideas, I finally had a reason to complete a new puppet. My daughter had a talent show in which she wanted to perform, and with that we brain stormed some […]
Check out this beautiful trailer for the Short Film rain, http://www.rain-film.com
To remember Nick Barone the San Francisco Puppeteer who passed in late 2014, the SFBAPG is running a Celebration of his life. They’ll have a workshop featuring his pattern, and later have a celebration of his work. To commemorate Nick and his work, the guild has put together a t-shirt as a Booster. Pick one […]