Dreams and Visions is a working studio making puppets, creatures and props for film, theater and television, located here in West Sonoma County. Studio viewing is by appointment only.
Lex Rudd is an award winning toy designer who previously worked for Folkmanis puppets, has worked as an artist/fabricator for the Jim Henson Creature Shop and Disney and has run her own creature shop in Sonoma County for almost 10 years.
The studio will continue to function making creatures and puppets but will move from it’s current location to downtown Forestville. There’s a name change too – Primal Visions will become Dreams and Visions for the new location. You can check out her old site and gallery at Primal Visions. Please check out the gallery below for examples of Lex’s work.
Simple to advanced puppet making, handy craft projects, sewing and textile techniques, and more coming soon! You will come out of the class with a finished project or one to complete at home with your newly learned techniques.
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Make an attractive bag to take on your next trip, outing or beach day.
The class will cover sewing simple patterns, adding a liner ad pocket, adding straps and finishing.
Hurry home with a bag of your very own to keep or give to a loved one.
Dive into the world of the Three Billy Goats Gruff with these whimsical puppets that you can make yourself.
The class will cover heat bonding fabric to foam, and the sewing and assembly of these printed puppet kits. Walk home with a puppet of your very own to keep or give to a loved one.
Choose from Little Billy, Middle, Billy, Big Billy, or the Troll in a variety of colors. Designs are printed on a soft, low pile plush.
We’re always coming up with new ideas to teach adults and children alike. If you’d like to know when new classes are added, just join the mailing list!