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Do-It-Yourself Chinese Shadow Puppetry

Chinese shadow puppetry has been delighting audiences of all ages for generations with its incredible artistry in part because of its simplicity.  You only need a light source, a projection surface and a puppet and you’re on your way to becoming a shadow puppeteer.  Here, you’ll find my simplified methods for making your own Chinese style shadow puppet and ideas for readily found lights and screens.  

The best way to learn about an art form is to try it for yourself.  Welcome, dive in and enjoy.  May the shadows be with you!

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