File puptcrit/puptcrit.0412, message 125


To: <puptcrit-driftline.org-AT-lists.driftline.org>
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] language translation
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2004 17:23:04 -0500


Thanks for the reminder about translating websites. I really should start 
searching these foreign language(to me) sites.
I once found a tutorial on maskmaking , in german. I had it translated by an 
online service, and I got the drift of what was being explained. It helps 
when you know what the subject is, otherwise, the order of words can be 
misleading.

I'm particularily interested in the old European traditions of puppet 
building, such as in the Tczeck Republic or in Germany.
I was surprised, enchanted and inspired last summer, when I saw an 
exhibition spanning the works of puppetmaker Petr Matasek.
His movements (joints) looked so efficient! It is hard to believe, but you 
eventually do,  that something so simple can be used so well for a specific 
movement.





Mathieu René Créaturiste
Marionnettes, Masques, Etcetera...
Puppets, Masks, Etcetera...
creaturiste-AT-magma.ca
www.creaturiste.com
(514) 274-8027
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dan Vie" <shiva-AT-smartt.com>
To: "puptcrit" <puptcrit-driftline.org-AT-lists.driftline.org>
Sent: Monday, December 20, 2004 2:28 PM
Subject: [Puptcrit] language translation


> Hi folks -
>
> an invaluable tool is Google's
> translation engine at:
>
> http://www.google.ca/language_tools?hl=en
>
> Enter the URL at this page, and once
> you're in the site, it will auto-translate
> each new link.
>
> Mathieu & others, this a great way to
> check out internationally puppetry sites.
>
> The language is often bowdlerized
> but gives enough to get an understanding.
> I use it a lot.
>
> Dan Vie
> Vancouver, B.C.
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