How To Puppeteer

This course will break you into the world of puppeteering and give you a base understanding on how to puppeteer.
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  • Lectures 18
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 6/2014 English

Course Description

Introductions to Learning Puppetry will give you a basic knowledge and understanding of how to be a Puppeteer and will set a foundation in your training and works in Puppeteering.

Some topics we will cover in the course include ;

  • How to operate a Puppet
  • How to build a Basic Puppet
  • Working a Puppet as an ensemble
  • Puppets, Props and Sets
  • Children's Theatre Puppets
  • And Much More!

What are the requirements?

  • NotePad and Pen (Something to take notes)
  • Butchers Paper
  • Scissors
  • Clear Tape
  • Plastic Bag

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Give you a basic understanding and knowledge of Puppetry
  • Set a foundation for the future of your training and works in Puppetry

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone who wants to learn puppetry

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
01:10

A personal introduction from me, Brad Watt who will be your Mentor, Lecturer and Puppetry Teacher and I explain what you'll be learning over the period of this coarse.

00:57

Brad explains what you should wear while puppeteering and why we were this specific choice of clothing.

00:51

Brad explains the reason why Puppetry is mostly a Team Effort and how it can benefit you as a performer.

02:48

Here you will learn about Focus Points. What are they? What does this mean? & Why are they so important?

6 questions

This is just a Quiz to help you revise and recap what we have previously covered in this section of our course

Section 2: Basics Of Operating A Puppet
03:14

This lecture will teach you how to construct a Puppet out of a Garbage Bag.

02:46

The Lecture will teach you how to operate the head of a puppet

02:59

The Lecture will teach you how to operate the leg on a puppet and working with you ensemble to achieve this.

01:46

This Lecture will teach you how to operate the arms on a puppet

04:16

This lecture will teach you how to make your puppet look like it is breathing.

3 questions

This is just a Quiz to help you revise and recap what we have previously covered in this section of our course

Section 3: Building A Basic Puppet
Rolling Paper
05:39
Building the Head and Body
05:43
Creating the Joints
09:13
3 questions

This is just a Quiz to help you revise and recap what we have previously covered in this section of our course

Section 4: Operating The Puppet You've Built
02:16

This lecture will teach you who operates which part of your puppet.

02:08

This lecture give you an exercise to build ensemble within you Puppetry Team.

2 questions

This is just a Quiz to help you revise and recap what we have previously covered in this section of our course

Section 5: Puppets, Props and Sets
Building Basic Props and Sets
03:55
Working with Props and Sets
07:08
1 question

This is just a Quiz to help you revise and recap what we have previously covered in this section of our course

Section 6: Children's Theatre Puppets
Section 7: Devising a Puppetry Show
03:41

This Lecture tells you how to Devising a Show from Scratch

Section 8: Course Conclusion
Course Conclusion
02:42

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Instructor Biography

Brad Watt, Actor, Artistic Director, Entrepreneur.

I'm Brad Watt and I’m am Entrepreneurial Actor.

I study at Queensland University of Technology’s Acting Course. I study 10 hours a day, 6 days a week for 3 years. 

I also have started and own multiple business's including - Stacked Stingray Gym Clothing, a Theatre Company and Film Production Company. Now I want to pass on what I learn in my entrepreneurial journey with you in the form of these Udemy courses. 

Warmest,

Brad Watt.

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