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Fortnite Character: Cuddle Team Leader, quick clay animation test

"I dig the sculpt. Figures made entirely out of clay (especially softer clays) are very tricky to animate. What you really need is a harder, more durable skeleton beneath the clay with secure tie downs through the feet.  Perhaps sacrificing…"
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Prehistoric Jungle Stop Motion Set - Update #2

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B-movie monster style sto-mo project

I have just completed filming a new project that pays tribute to b-movie/kaiju giant robot monster films.Thought i'd share a couple of pictures with everyone here.The animation was really tricky as I only used single untwisted aluminium wire for the puppet's legs but somehow got there in the end.Hope you like the photos. My cat tried to get into the action at one point!! :DSee More
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a slow start to my pre project

I'm going to a pre cartoon to learn how to use the software and get the feel of stop motion. I don't want to many surprises. So far I'm off to a very slow start.. I have the armature started, but I think I'm going to redo the head. When I get it finished Ill use it as an avatar. I've given myself a year for this project, and the main project, but I think it may take longer. Your suggestions are always welcome.See More
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The top 10 video editing tips and tricks for a good video are-1)Pull focus2)Gentle motion3)Audio ducking4)Sound design5)Vignette 6)Colour grading7)Custom luts 8)Speed ramp9)Transitions 10)Style kitsread more at-http://http://videoexplainerpune.in/blog/blog-view/top-10-video-editing-tips-and-tricks.phpSee More
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B-movie monster style sto-mo project

Started by Ruth Barrett in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT 6 hours ago. 0 Replies

I have just completed filming a new project that pays tribute to b-movie/kaiju giant robot monster films.Thought i'd share a couple of pictures with everyone here.The animation was really tricky as I only used single untwisted aluminium wire for the puppet's legs but somehow got there in the end.Hope you like the photos. My cat tried to get into the action at one point!! :DContinue

a slow start to my pre project

Started by Margie McGinty in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT 7 hours ago. 0 Replies

I'm going to a pre cartoon to learn how to use the software and get the feel of stop motion. I don't want to many surprises. So far I'm off to a very slow start.. I have the armature started, but I think I'm going to redo the head. When I get it finished Ill use it as an avatar. I've given myself a year for this project, and the main project, but I think it may take longer. Your suggestions are always welcome.Continue

rig removel help

Started by Fabian in STOPMO NEWBIES. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh on Saturday. 1 Reply

OK.. asking for help.. how do you remove rigs in Krita? I played with it little bit months back and tumbled into doing by luck... now I can not remember how it was done. please help if anyone has know how to this?Continue

4 SKILLS THAT A FILM DIRECTOR MUST HAVE

Started by Vishal Gupta in ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT. Last reply by Strider Dec 5. 1 Reply

A director must speak the language of an actor, editor, camera operator, sound engineer and so on so as to successfully accomplish the making of the film. Therefore, directors must have technical, creative, interpersonal and leadership skills so as to manage all the responsibilities of his job and that are the financial and the creative success of a film.Continue

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Paranorman Eyes

Started by Paul in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING. Last reply by Bharoto Yekti Dec 3. 37 Replies

Hi All,Anybody got any info about how Paranormans Eyes work and what theyre made of?Ive watched all the featurettes I can watch and while it shows the eyes in plenty of them Im still not sure of the full workings of them. It looks like the eyelids stay in there and are hinged maybe but I cant make out how the eyeballs stay in there? it also says that the eyeballs are moved around with an exacto knife, I would have thought this would scratch the paint on the eyeballs?If anyone knows anything about them Id love to know too!!!Thanks,PaulContinue

New Biped

Started by Dave Hettmer in ARMATURES Dec 2. 0 Replies

Haven't posted in quite a while.  Some of my work was under wraps until the films were released, and while some might be interested in the local theater work I've done (like the Shrek growing Pinocchio nose or Little Shop stage #4 Audrey that went from 7' to 10' high), none of that was stopmo related. Here's an armature I just finished.  6" tall, 5/32" and 1/8" ball joints.Continue

One Million Years BC Triceratops vs Ceratosaur resin model kit for sale on eBay

Started by Strider in SWAP MEET. Last reply by Strider Dec 1. 1 Reply

Hey all, another model kit I'm selling. This time around it's from One Million Years BC, the famed faceoff between triceratops and ceratosaur. Sculpted by legendary Joe Laudati, who has done many Harryhausen and similar kits. He loves the genre and it really shows in his very detailed work. Here's the scene from the movie for reference (note this is NOT a picture of the model kit - it does not include a massive background like that, but rather a small base under each dinosaur):If you click the pic above it's a link directly to the eBay page, or click HERE instead if you prefer a text link. Not directly Harryhausen or stopmo related, but I also have an Asian Frankenstein kit up HERE if anyone's interested. Here's a couple of pics of a finished kit- the one I'm selling is unbuilt and unpainted, these are just for reference and inspiration:Continue

Gotterdammerung - Cinemascope

Started by Theo P. Stefanski in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT Nov 28. 0 Replies

I started a kickstarter campaign for my animated short “Gotterdammerung”, which is being shot in Cinemascope, and may very well be the last Cinemascope film made. As recommended, I am spreading the word far and wide. Feel free to donate to the cause if you can, or just share with those who may be interested in your social circle.I am about halfway through with the film, and I hope to complete this project before film processing vanishes. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gotterdammerung/gotterdammerung-classically-animated-in-cinemascopContinue

 
 
 

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