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gustavo arteaga replied to Jane Shadbolt's discussion Copy stand lights
"Re: Colour correction. It is more of a general thing. The blue these led lights produce is very close to white. In other words the management of your colour pallet starts from "neutral" whether you affect it on set with gel filters or…"
10 hours ago
Benjamin Grare commented on Karolina Čížková's photo
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The Eagle (First Snow)

"Your work is so amazing ! Can't wait to see the result !"
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Jane Shadbolt replied to Jane Shadbolt's discussion Copy stand lights
"Thanks Gustavo! That's very interesting regarding the colour correction - I wonder if that's dependant on the colour palette of your shot or just a general thing. I imagine cool colour correction would work better with skin tones?  …"
16 hours ago
Stuart Bury posted a discussion

Lighting packages...Where to begin?

I've always just worked with clamp lights from a hard ware store. They've been ok on really small productions, but I might be landing my first decent sized gig. It's time to step up my game.For those of you who use professional grade lights, what do you use? Whats your set up?Points if your system is compatible with DMX.See More
20 hours ago
Marnik replied to Marnik's discussion Shopping trolley
"It's great. Got a couple of packs because I'll definitely use it for more props!"
20 hours ago
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Marnik's discussion Shopping trolley
"That plastic extrusion stuff is good, isn't it?"
20 hours ago
Simon Tytherleigh posted a discussion

DIY moco rig

Here are the first couple of pics of the rig that I am constructing. It is based on the Servocity design (but not a copy!) and uses 1" shafts and Actobotics ballraces. I have also used a pair of cheap alloy brackets, sold as camera flash brackets on eBay, and a Fotomate sliding mount for the camera. This is important to be able to line the camera up with the centre of rotation. The pale grey bracket is the end plate for the yet-to-be-built jib arm.I suppose it's about half done, as here are…See More
20 hours ago
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Jet Zhang's discussion What's the English name for the tools to punch hair in the puppet's skin?
"I don't know if there is a specific tool. I have always made punches like this out of a needle pushed into a cork or piece of dowel, then cut off the top of the eye and filed the prongs sharp."
21 hours ago
Lauri Harju posted a video
21 hours ago
The Broken Man commented on The Broken Man's video
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BROKEN - A film by Adam Ciolfi

"Karolina ... thank you for the posting on your facebook page. It looks fantastic. BROKEN is fast approaching 1,000 views since its posting 2 weeks ago. Thank you everyone for helping the film reach those viewers."
22 hours ago
ippo makunochi posted a discussion
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Dennis replied to Jet Zhang's discussion What's the English name for the tools to punch hair in the puppet's skin?
"Try "hair rooting (punching) tool"."
yesterday
Marnik replied to Marnik's discussion Shopping trolley
"Thanks guys. The frame is square plastic tubing heated up and bent around a wooden jig as Simon suggested. The wheels are a bunch of washers superglued together, the edges are covered with wood filler and sanded to seem like it's 1 thick wheel…"
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Jet Zhang posted a discussion

What's the English name for the tools to punch hair in the puppet's skin?

I remember there was a thread about the tool, but can not find that article. Anybody know that? Thanks!See More
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Simon Tytherleigh replied to Marnik's discussion Shopping trolley
"Nice job. I like the trolley wheels too."
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Puppet Putty

Puppet Putty is formulated by clay animator Don Carlson. Properties include colors that do not bleed on your hands, a matte finish, cleans up with water, is very light weight, firm, non-greasy and has a silky texture.

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Copy stand lights

Started by Jane Shadbolt in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by gustavo arteaga 10 hours ago. 3 Replies

Hi All I'm setting up a small lab for an animation elective at the University of Newcastle with some copy stands for cut-out and drawn animation and I'm trying to get the lighting right.  I'd really like to go LED or fluorescent (because they last…Continue

Lighting packages...Where to begin?

Started by Stuart Bury in CAMERA & STAGE 20 hours ago. 0 Replies

I've always just worked with clamp lights from a hard ware store. They've been ok on really small productions, but I might be landing my first decent sized gig. It's time to step up my game.For those of you who use professional grade lights, what do…Continue

Shopping trolley

Started by Marnik in MODEL DEPARTMENT. Last reply by Marnik 20 hours ago. 16 Replies

Hello all!I need to make 2 supermarket shopping trolleys like the one pictured below for a huge part of the short film I'm making. They need to be strong enough to support a clay puppet in each one (although I could get round this by rigging them…Continue

DIY moco rig

Started by Simon Tytherleigh in CAMERA & STAGE 20 hours ago. 0 Replies

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What's the English name for the tools to punch hair in the puppet's skin?

Started by Jet Zhang in ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh 21 hours ago. 2 Replies

I remember there was a thread about the tool, but can not find that article. Anybody know that? Thanks!Continue

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