totem costume

Stick or Backpack
backpack costume

Ecstatic or Bird
bird costume

Note: It is important that costumes be made of light cloth; every ounce counts. If the cloth is light enough, it may act as a scrim; it will be possible to see from the dark inside the puppet out, by not from the outside in. It is also possible to inset light curtain cloth into the costume as a viewport, or to conceal holes in the cloth's pattern, or behind a fringe. Fringes and draping are useful in general; they both conceal the simplicity of the shape and add to the movement. Puppets shaped by arms and shoulders tend to look more dynamic, and puppet costumes shaped by hoops tend to look more funny and frivolous.

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