For generations, entertainers have amused audiences of all ages with the art of hand shadows, using only a light source and their own two hands to form recognizable images of people and animals.
Lovers of nostalgia and aspiring hand shadow artists will delight in this facsimile of a 1913 book, which features more than 50 hand shadows.
These simple illustrations depict many different types of shadows, from swans, rabbits, and other animals to historic figures and fictional characters. Every hand shadow is accompanied by a description of specific hand positioning and an illustration. Additional helpful tips include instructions on lighting, projection screens, and hand exercises.
106 Pages, Paperback