PIP DURING COVID-19
We hope you are all healthy and safe. We have postponed summer workshops and GOING ONLINE:
We thank everyone for your support!
NEW! august marionette carving ONLINE WORKSHOP
We had an overwhelming amount of interest in our online summer workshops, and we are offering another session in August. We will send you wooden parts, you will make a marionette with us. Live lectures, video and a manual come with the course. August 17-30.
pip turned 20
Wha a great party of puppets and their wonderful makers. Thank to so many of you for for coming to our online celebration!
all about wood: free carving tutorial
As part of our 20th birthday celebration, we bring you a 2-day ONLINE workshop with Mirek Trejtnar.
Day 1: focus on wood, chisels, and sharpening
Day 2: carving techniques
June 13-14, 7 - 8:30 p.m. Prague time
Our August workshop brought a beautiful show with beautiful puppets to the Letni Letna Festival!
John Bell from the Ballard Institute of Puppetry and other puppet designers spoke at our PUPPET KUCHA -a gathering of artists from around the world in our workshop during the Prague Quadrennial.
Puppet as automata
Puppet, robot or sculpture? Designed by Mirek Trejtnar, this is a combination of carved puppet and electronics. More photos and videos here.
2019 animation puppet workshop
The best-dressed puppets in town created in our 2-week workshop.
Puppets in Prague recommends book
"Figures in the Fourth Dimension" is about mechanical puppets. It is full of beautiful images and makes it possible to start creating artworks using hundreds of technical drawings, which shows in detail how it all functions.