Links of Interest

This manual was produced by Olympia's Procession Community Art Studio.
It is an excellent source for design and costume possibilities.
Windsocks, Pinwheels, Paper Mache, Chimes, and more.
There are lots of ideas and "how to's" of all things creative in this 42 page Pdf file.
Olympia's Art Handbook

Really Big Puppets for Festivals and Street Marches.
This web site is dedicated to the art of making really big puppets.
A fun and easy look at big puppets.
How to make really BIG Puppets

68 Ways to make really big puppets.
They have sections and links for animals and kid's costumes.
There are great little sketches demonstrating the structure of puppets.
Great for understanding how they work.
Puppeteers' Cooperative Home Page

Here's a look at what is happening in
Madison, Wisconsin's Procession

Olympia Washington Procession of the Species website.
The city that started it all will be celebrating their 17th Annual Procession.
They have galleries and links gallore.
Olympia's Procession

POTS Albany, Oregon 
has very nice explanations of what the Procession parade is all about,
a Mission Statement and participation information.    

A search on You Tube for
"Bellingham Procession of the Species"
brings up several videos. Some long. Some short.