This is a 5-day puppet master class for puppet building. With a basic sphere head pattern as your base, you'll learn foam carving techniques, more advanced mouth plates and rods, and how to make mechanisms for blinking eyes, moving eyes and moving eyebrows. Discover the techniques that will have you building at a professional level. This class also includes field trips (Downtown Los Angeles Fashion District, a visit to materials manufacturers, etc., and the possibility of a guest speaker.
The student must be 16 years old minimum to enroll. Assistance using a sewing machine is available, but it helps if you're a crafty person.
Los Angeles - Advanced Professional Puppet Building - Starts on 06/17
Date: Wednesday to Sunday, June 17, 18, 19, 20 and 21
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch break)
Instructor: Roberto Ferreira
Age: Minimum age 16 years old
Limit: 8 Students per class
Location: Puppetry Plus - West Hollywood Campus