Sidekick Project Day Four

Yesterday and this morning we continued to work with the shadow puppets, but this afternoon we started working on a marionette piece based on part of the Water Margin (水滸傳).

Useful words when being told what to do with a marionette:

線 – sin3 – string
緊 – gan2 – tight
鬆 – sung1 – loose

The performance is called 野豬林, the main character being 林沖.

I made a very small video, partly testing magic lantern RAW on the 5D3, but also to give a flavour of what we’re doing:

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