Learn what it takes to make dynamic-looking characters in your puppet designs. Let the puppet pros show you how different shapes & colors affect your character’s mood & up your design game.
Quirky edgy puppet shows from quirky, edgy puppeteers! Puppeteers from around the country are converging on Gen Con for the best 4 days in gaming–and puppetry! But here’s the best part: they’re saving up all of their adult material just for this puppet slam! All of those things that we can’t do in front of […]
Pro puppet builders will discuss the various types of arm-rod construction with methods and benefits of each. (That’s the stick that the puppeteer holds to control the hands) Ask questions!
Puppet building pros with seriously great credits will talk about various puppet building techniques, such as the wedge method, flat patterning, sculpting, and more!
This event is for anyone needing personalized assistance with character designs whether it be for puppetry or illustrations. Come with an idea, concept, or even a sketch, and professional designer/illustrator, Steve Troop will help you refine your idea into something fantastic! Designs may be provided on paper, or will be emailed to you after the […]
Puppet Karaoke is a relaxed, fun evening where professional puppeteers, newbies, and everyone in between can put on a show together that you won’t soon forget. Come to watch, or come to participate. Either way, you’ll have a great time. I mean, just imagine a sandwich singing your favorite Hamilton song. Glorious. Some puppets will […]
Pro puppet builders will discuss the various types of mouth-plate construction with methods and benefits of each. (That’s the bit that the puppeteer holds onto inside a puppet.) Ask questions!
Extra time goofing around with an audience & watching seasoned pros perform is one of the best learning opportunities–but even if you’re not interested in learning, it’s great fun to watch puppeteers improvise with puppets on camera. Whether you choose to watch from the audience, or get up on stage alongside seasoned professionals, you won’t […]
We can’t wait to reunite with our puppetry fam & meet new people at this year’s puppeteer social! This is a time for human puppeteers & those interested in the art of puppetry to socialize, talk shop, & connect. Feel free to bring any current work you want to talk about & we’ll do our […]
Professional cartoonist, Steve Troop, will lead you through drawing basic shapes and transforming them into dynamic characters for illustration, puppetry, and beyond! Draw along with Steve for your Saturday Morning Cartoons!