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The Ideas Store

All contents are Copyright © 2006-2013 John M Blundall and Stephen Foster or is part of The John M Blundall Collection unless stated otherwise.


Welcome to The World Through Wooden Eyes, home to the John M Blundall Collection, the finest resource of inspirational, multicultural material for the development of creative puppet theatre in the UK.

The Ideas Store is managed by John M. Blundall, one of the world’s leading puppet masters, director, designer, craftsman, and creator of more than 80 major multimedia puppet theatre productions, and collaborator with national theatre, opera and ballet companies, and Stephen Foster, studio craftsman, designer and creator of puppets and masks.

This site will be constantly changing. We will add more items of the collection and new pages on specific topics, as well as research documents. The menu on the left hand side of the page will guide you through the site, all the items on the menu can be clicked.

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Works on Paper

The page about the print collection has been changed. We are cataloguing many of the prints just now and will be putting them up on the website. To see what we have done so far CLICK HERE.