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Hand Puppet | Fantoche

the coffin | o caixão

Ok, … back to the daily update. This coffin was made with some leftovers that were around my workshop. No traditional Portuguese …

crime

It seems like a crime but the tradition says that it must be painted and badly done. I just love the way …

leather | couro

These leather updates are more Spanish than Portuguese. They are intended to get the puppet arms longer. I’m doing them to fit …

nose | nariz

Just attached the nose. In the traditional puppets, some times this nose is made out of cork. It absorbs the impact of …

wax | cera

The wood is being sanded, waxed and polished. The head will receive the same treatment. As mãos estão a ser lixadas, enceradas …