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Strider replied to Anne Koreman's discussion Uneven streets
"I wasn't entirely sure what Fixall was, so I did a little search, and fortunately the first thing I ran across is this multilingual page - apparently it's a worldwide product: http://fixall.eu Now to try to figure out which one…"
36 minutes ago
John Downey replied to Anne Koreman's discussion Uneven streets
"Elmers white glue is a popular PVA-based synthetic glue used in a lot of schools because it washes out of clothing (mostly washes out ;-). Joint compound is sold in hardware stores and is used to cover up the seams of dry wall (plaster wall board)…"
1 hour ago
Anne Koreman replied to Anne Koreman's discussion Uneven streets
"This landscape dope sounds like a great option, I'm going to try and find out what the ingredients are called in Dutch and if I can buy them here. It would be really useful to have a sturdy set base, even though I'm working in 1:9 scale I…"
12 hours ago
StopmoNick replied to Ron Cole's discussion Canon Rebel T5 Adapter & Lens?
"That should work.  I use a non genuine Canon AC adapter on my 7d, and it works, but I notice two things.  When I turn the camera on, I get a message to say the camera cannot communicate with this battery, do I want to use it anyway?…"
14 hours ago
Strider replied to Ron Cole's discussion Canon Rebel T5 Adapter & Lens?
"That power supply should be just fine. Says it works with your camera, that's the only thing I know to check with power supplies. Aside from checking for no-name generic brands rather than the expensive ones made by the camera companies. But…"
14 hours ago
ClaymationTrip replied to Ron Cole's discussion Canon Rebel T5 Adapter & Lens?
"Thanks guys for taking the time for helping me out! I really appreciated it! I just got my new T5i! I am going to order the adapters now. Could you recommend me a decent AC power for this camera? I was thinking something like this…"
15 hours ago
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Strider replied to Anne Koreman's discussion Uneven streets
"Yeah, this kind of recipe is used by studios making big sets that animators need to be able to walk around on, so I guess they do use it pretty thick.  I've used tile adhesive too, and it is great for putting textures down to make things…"
17 hours ago
StopmoNick replied to Anne Koreman's discussion Uneven streets
"62 pounds and 2 gallons?  Must be a big landscape!  I'll have to see what this joint compound is. I use tile adhesive for texturing, it has a slight sandy texture, and a bit of flexibility  and a good grip so it doesn't…"
17 hours ago
StopmoNick replied to Ron Cole's discussion Canon Rebel T5 Adapter & Lens?
"My Nikon lens to Canon EOS mount adapters look like this one, priced at $6.50 including shipping:  http://www.ebay.com/itm/Nikon-AI-AF-Lens-to-Canon-EOS-EF-Mount-Adapter-Ring-7D-5D-550D-60D-450D-50D-T2I-/371310773024?hash=item5673d8c320 It is…"
18 hours ago
Strider replied to Ron Cole's discussion Canon Rebel T5 Adapter & Lens?
"That adapter is for an EOS M camera, which is not the same as a Rebel T5. Notice the body is much thicker than the other adapter. The EOS M cameras must have a different lens to sensor distance so they have to make it thicker. I didn't look…"
19 hours ago
ClaymationTrip replied to Ron Cole's discussion Canon Rebel T5 Adapter & Lens?
20 hours ago
Dylan Lee replied to Dylan Lee's discussion A few basic questions about casting in platinum silicone
"Hey Nick, You are a treasure - thank you so much for the advice and guidance. I've been a longtime fan of your youtube videos (especially the silicone puppet head one) in preparation, and I'm excited to experiment with this myself and gain…"
20 hours ago
ClaymationTrip replied to Ron Cole's discussion Canon Rebel T5 Adapter & Lens?
"Thanks Strider!! I really appreciate the help! I am trying to find reviews about it and comparing it with other adapters. thanks "
21 hours ago
Porter replied to Porter's discussion Questions about a camera setup, and getting started in stop motion
"Hey Nick, thank you for your advice. I checked out puppet putty, it looks nice. I might buy some, but for now, I would like to figure out a solution to van aken clay. Maybe I just got a bad batch? Thank you, Porter"
22 hours ago
Cam Mitchell replied to Cam Mitchell's discussion Stop Motion's charm and its impact on CGI - Dissertation Idea, Would like opinions and advice from Stop-Motion fans!
"Kit - I agree! something about the straight forward nature of stop motion has surely got to be an appeal of the medium, whereas CGI undergoes several changes and edits, and was described by someone as 'Animation by Committee' (Where…"
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Canon Rebel T5 Adapter & Lens?

Started by Ron Cole in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by ClaymationTrip 3 minutes ago. 39 Replies

I recently purchased a Canon Rebel T5 (not T5i) and I need to buy a Nikon lens and lens adapter for it. I thought that would be easy but I've been frustrated for days trying to figure out what to buy. All I want is a basic standard lens. (I was…Continue

Tags: Nikon, lens, adapter, T5, Rebel

Uneven streets

Started by Anne Koreman in STOP MOTION SETS. Last reply by Strider 36 minutes ago. 22 Replies

Hi there, I have this very specific problem with my medieval set, and was wondering if you guys had any ideas;I'm building quite a massive 1:9 scale medieval street, with cobblestones. I found a great way to create the stones using gluegun, but, I…Continue

A few basic questions about casting in platinum silicone

Started by Dylan Lee in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by Dylan Lee 20 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hello all,I'm just getting started with casting molds after experimenting with rubber latex for a little while. I still have a couple of things to pick up at the art supply store, but I plan in the coming days to experiment with casting a…Continue

Tags: rebound, paint, cast, silicone

Questions about a camera setup, and getting started in stop motion

Started by Porter in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by Porter 22 hours ago. 4 Replies

Hello,I just started researching stop motion animation about a week ago. I purchased a book called "The art of stop motion animation". I'm just barely researching and barely know anything about this medium yet. I want to begin practicing the medium.…Continue

Stop Motion's charm and its impact on CGI - Dissertation Idea, Would like opinions and advice from Stop-Motion fans!

Started by Cam Mitchell in ANIMATOR TALK. Last reply by Cam Mitchell yesterday. 14 Replies

Hello everyone!I'm an animation student fom DJCAD art school in Scotland, I'm studying animation and am about to enter my 4th year... which means dissertation time!Being a big fan of stop-motion, I wanted to use it as the central theme of my…Continue

Tags: Motion, Stop

New Stopmotion Animators looking for Teacher?

Started by justin rasch in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by Don Carlson on Saturday. 5 Replies

Hey Guys!  Its been a while but I have been hard at work on KUBO and the 2 Strings at LAIKA.I just am dropping in to let you guys know that I have been taking private stopmotion animation students on recently and it has been working great!!I have…Continue

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