To cut a long story short: decoration for Halloween does really work without any pumpkins. Check it out.
Frau Agnes is based on a real-life person. In 2013, that lady already inspired a puppet for the BR show “Sauhund”, but I always felt that she had some further potential to explore. So I created a new character and built a puppet for it: Allow me to introduce Frau Agnes!
During the workshops, she assisted me, serving as a vivid example of her kind. But being an enthusiastic reader of the yellow press in possesion of a VIP tag -I made them and she somehow must have gotten hold of one-, she took some time off and went around the bumm film compound hunting for celebs (from left to right: “Mara” Lilian Prent, Sophia Leonard, Esther Schweins).
Oct 26, 2015 @ 09:39
Oof, I won’t lie – I am a bit ‘kaputt’ right now. At the beginning, I was a bit shocked hearing that a lot more workshops were to be held than originally planned. Demand was so high that instead of two workshops (one on Saturday, one on Sunday), we now offered five!
However, Looking back I would not have liked to cancel any of them. The amout of creativity that the particpants showed was really incredible. In 2 days, nearly 40 really expressive puppet characters saw the light of day! Lots of thanks to the participants, and kudos also to bumm film, who offered this workshop during their DVD-release party of “Mara und der Feuerbringer“.
Oh, what a day! Three workshops are over. Of course, two hours are a really tight schedule for teaching eight participants to build sock puppets. Forming them to working characters was the thing which I considered really difficult. Hence, I really, really do appreciate the results. But have a look for yourself…
And once again, many thanks to my participans. I had a great time with you!
Preparations for the workshop are running high. Subscriptions as well. Wow! We had to announce some supplementary courses…
Currently, I am preparing the seminar room. I want to exhibit some puppets as examples, and show more of them in a picture gallery (for some samples, see below). Additionally, in one corner of the room, a demo reel video showing the puppets in action. Maybe, I will show a (shortened) version of the reel here in the blog….
During the upcoming weekend, Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th of October 2015, I will show newbies how to build simple but appealing sock puppets. The two-hour workshop takes place in Munich and will be repeated several times during these days. Is is part of an event around the DVD release of „Mara und der Feuerbringer“. If you are interested in getting one of the last free slots, contact either me or the organizers via the facebook fan page.