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: