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App that can remove rigs?

Started by Daniel Svensson in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by StopmoNick 17 hours ago. 2 Replies

I recently had a workshop with schoolchildren that got to create a stopmotion film on my android tablet using stop motion studio. On Friday we will have a screening. Before that I need to remove rigs and a couple of hands.The app itself has that function if you buy extra features. But I have a problem buying and installing them. Just get an error message.Normally I use dragonframe and photoshop. But my laptop died recently.Is there any other app out there where you can use a layerfuntion and erase rigs from still jpegs? Hope anybody can help me. Google refuse./DanielContinue

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Please Introduce Yourself

Started by Anthony Scott in CHAT BOARD. Last reply by Rob Nugen yesterday. 550 Replies

Use this space to tell everyone about yourself and your interest in stop motion animation.Continue

Halloween with Corky and Clay

Started by Chris Johnson in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Dave Cooley yesterday. 1 Reply

I'm developing some characters for an later project. My niece and nephew came up for Thanksgiving so I put this little clip together to show them. I learned a great deal from just this small project and already there are details that I know could have been done better. I'll just have to apply those ideas to the next clip, and the next one after that.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbNFIyt6PeoThe main characters (Corky & Clay) are still being refined. The Halloween setting allowed me to cover up Clay in bandages but I'm still working on a face set (detailed in a later post)I welcome any commentsThank youContinue

Pigment oil clay

Started by Iulian Demetrescu in STOPMO NEWBIES. Last reply by Iulian Demetrescu on Tuesday. 10 Replies

Hi,I know it's a silly question but how do you color /pigment clay? Here down under, acces to high quality clay is very limited. Van Aken or Newplast are impossible to find and buying from ebay has some huge shping costs ( up to 30 times the price of 500 g of clay). I found a good manufacturer of clay, the problem is they make only white clay. Hence the question... what pigments and/or inks i can use to give color to white clay? I am not talking about air dry or polymer clay. I am talking about non hardening oil clay which can be used for stop motion.Thank you for your help.Continue

Bearings for moco camera head

Started by Tatu P in ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT. Last reply by Tatu P on Tuesday. 25 Replies

Hello wise board of SMA! I am planing to make simple moco unit with Arduino system. I got great help from previous post about the subject and from Simon Tytherleighs comments.Things have developped plesant ways since last time I looked to this subject. Seems that it is possible to do system with ~400€! One thing what puzzles me is bearings of pan and tilt head. I am planning to make U shaped one. Have you used some axial ball bearing for Pan? Maybe something like this:https://www.vxb.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=Kit7852Or do you have it without any bearings, just wax or something?How about Tilt?Thank you,-TatuContinue

Plasticine in australia

Started by Alex machin in STOPMO NEWBIES. Last reply by StopmoNick on Sunday. 1 Reply

Hi all, I’m really struggling to find any decent quality plasticine (aka modelling clay) in Australia for the purpose of animating. I used to buy Belgrave brand which was firm and resistant to the heat from lighting. That product went through a recipe change a few years ago, the change was horrible and they completely ruined it, this change was met with a huge customer backlash, followed by the product being discontinued altogether. It does say on a lot of websites that they still have it, and I’ve called warehouses and they’ve said, oh sorry, we should keep our website up to date, that product was discontinued.If anyone out there has stockpiled the Belgrave brand and wants to sell it to me, I’d buy it in a heartbeat, or if you know of any brand sold in Australia that has a range of colours and is firm, Please let me know. My other option is buying the kiddy crap they sell in most art stores and experimenting with firming it myself with chalk, (I’d rather not go down that road just yet) I guess option c would be to import newplast and give that a go (I hear it’s what aardman uses as a base for their own secret recipe.)Continue

Lighting for LEGOs

Started by Aarica North in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by Chris Johnson Nov 28. 5 Replies

Anyone have tips lighting for LEGO animations? Budgeting for a new freelance project and am trying to figure out what lights to rent for the smaller minifig scale, and any tips and tricks to combat their shiny plastic quality.Continue

Clay Ani-memes

Started by Randy Boyum in CLAY. Last reply by Ed Riccardi Nov 23. 12 Replies

I enjoy creating Clay Ani-memes from behind the scenes photos I shoot while working.   Don't know if anyone cares, but thought I'd share.   Would love to hear opinions.    :-)Continue

FILTH - a film by Adam Ciolfi

Started by A film by Adam Ciolfi in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Count Croc Nov 16. 1 Reply

https://youtu.be/FnlVCZaZjPcI wanted to bring my latest short film to your attention. FILTH has just completed an extremely successful year long festival run where it took 11 major awards and was an award nominee 19 times. Give it a look, let me know what you think and please help it gain an audience by sharing the link. Link to production historyFollow on facebookContinue

Backgrounds

Started by Count Croc in STOPMO NEWBIES. Last reply by Youp Zondag Nov 14. 3 Replies

Where can I find good green screen backgrounds? Would I be better off making a composite myself? Continue

 
 
 

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