If anyone has any good tips to stop aching arms they would be gratefully received. To be more accurate, one aching arm caused by holding up a puppet at full stretch for nearly ten minutes...doesn't sound very long, but believe you me, it felt it!
I was up at church this evening for a "dress rehearsal" for Sunday's puppet story - dress rehearsal as in, with puppets, behind screen and four page script pinned up at eye level. We are using new puppets this time which have sticks attached to their hands, so there's much more to think about. However, that's nothing compared to the old arm ache! We felt we had no muscles left in our biceps when we'd finished! Fingers crossed that we get through the performance on Sunday okay - I'll show you my new character after the weekend.
Good thing that I made the decision to use my left arm though as I have been busy drawing, colouring and cutting out all day using mostly my right hand! I got quite a lot done and yesterday, after we'd been to see our mum, Heather stayed for a few hours and we did some colouring together.....it was like being kids again! We sat at either side of the table with all my pens laid out between us - great fun!
Well, I'm off for an early night now in readiness for another busy day tomorrow and to give my arm a rest!