Picture of Basic Shadow Puppets
Got light, a wall, and a free hand or two? It doesn't even have to be fancy: sunshine will do!

Here's the "dog":
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Step 1: The Bunny

Picture of The Bunny
His personality is in his ears, and in his hop.

Step 2: The BAT

Picture of The BAT


Step 3: The Swan

Picture of The Swan
you must also make honking noises

Step 4: People

Picture of People
Now you can go tromping around in the new england cold and explore your new art!
smithjons2 months ago

Wow! It's great!!

I saw some interesting shadow tricks on YouTube, you can find here

can you make a pic of the hardest shadow puppet ever?
I can make a pretty good rabbit with two hands. I can make an owl. I forgot how to make a horse though
Keith-Kid7 years ago
I know a couple more you can post....just please put me as a colaborator...heheh nah just kidding. A Snail, use your head and make a bunny with one hand.
Hey! I Found A Ton more please put me as a collaborator! I'll give you a ton more!!
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Whoa I have that book that the image came from its called "Hand Shadows to be thrown upon the wall" by Henry Bursill. The hardest one for me has been the scared man, some of the shadows I still cant do. btw thats a cool bunny I've never seen it done that way.
stasterisk (author)  conceptualstratagem7 years ago
Awesome! Wanna take shots of the shadow puppets you can do and add them here?
Well the timer on my camera is only giving me ten seconds, this was taken with a remote and my toe. It's my attempt at the fright expression, it kinda looks like an old codger too. lol
Elephants, An Oldman, Faces, more dogs...........just saying.....
stasterisk (author)  Keith-Kid7 years ago
sounds really good! why not just post some more in the comments? are these your own puppets, or images you found?
lol both. The pics are google but I know a lot more shapes. Aw come on add me, pleeeeasse? P.S. Te snail was mine too
cool, i only know how to do like butterfly and rabbit lol
stasterisk (author)  GorillazMiko7 years ago
How do you do butterfly? Can you post a picture?