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The Complete Book of Hand Shadows: Instructions for Shadowgraphy (Paperback)

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Generations of entertainers have amused audiences of children and adults with the art of hand shadows, using only a light source and their own two hands to form immediately recognizable profiles 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 quaint illustrations depict many different types of shadows, from swans, rabbits, and other animals to historic figures and fictional characters. Each 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.

About the Author

In addition to publishing books on magic and hand shadows, Louis Nikola (1878-1936) performed in Great Britain and Australia during the World War I era.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780486811222
ISBN-10: 0486811220
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: December 14th, 2016
Pages: 112
Language: English