Thursday, 21 March 2013

Challenging!

To keep the creative juices flowing, the Guild hosts an enthusiastic challenge group and the first challenge of 2013 is now up and running!

'PLAYING WITH PUPPETS'


'Back in the 1960's a simple little glove puppet bear captured a nation's heart and to this day, Harry Corbett's 'Sooty' is loved by children all around the world.'

1. BASIC CHALLENGE:

Choose from one of the following styles of puppet:
a) Glove Puppet
b) Cone Puppet

Choose one of the following themes:

2. ADVANCED CHALLENGE:

a) The Circus
b) Nostalgia

Group members are challenged to design and create their chosen puppet to fit their chosen theme.  The puppet may be made from any materials and if preferred, may be created as an accessory for one of their usual teddy bear creations.

Choose from one of the following styles of puppet:

a) Marionette
b) Ventriloquist's Dummy
c) Rod Puppet

Choose from one of the following themes:

a) Steam Punk
b) Carnival
c) Nostalgia
d) The Circus

Group members are challenged to design and create their chosen puppet to fit their chosen theme.  The puppet may be made from any materials and if preferred, may be created to be used as an accessory for one of their usual teddy bear creations.

Our Guild 'challengees' are an imaginative bunch and have created some excellent challenge submissions in the past, some of which have been published in specialist teddy bear magazines. It will be exciting to see what they come up with this time!

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