ARTSEDGE: Playing with Shadows

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Learn the art of shadow puppetry with this great website from ARTSEDGE. Read a brief history of the shadow theater beginning in China and extending throughout the world. Learn how to make puppets and experiment with different kinds of screens. See what happens behind the screen with different kinds of lighting. Make your own shadow puppet show that expresses your puppet’s feelings, you can choice scenery, and make a choice of soundtrack. After you’ve made your own show, you can watch videos of some of the puppet masters.

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