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Started by Count Croc in STOPMO NEWBIES. Last reply by StopmoNick 16 hours ago. 2 Replies

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

LAIKA HINGES JOINT

Started by Alix LAINE in ARMATURES. Last reply by Greyguy on Monday. 7 Replies

Hello,I was wondering if someone has tips on how to make knees/elbows hinges with rotation on the hips?( same system as Merrick Cheney )What kind of steel do I have to use? to keep a smooth friction.thx for all your answersContinue

Cosclay

Started by Alonso Soriano in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh Nov 6. 6 Replies

Have you seen this cosclay Kickstarter coming up?   https://www.cosclay.com/I’m excited! the flexibility and memory they have shown in their demos looks super promising. I’m hoping it can skip the whole mold recast steps. sculpy had a bake able bendable for while but I never got to try it.(sorry if this is a topic duplicate, I peaked around and didn’t see it)Continue

Clay Ani-memes

Started by Randy Boyum in CLAY. Last reply by Randy Boyum Nov 5. 7 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

Shed...again

Started by Pete Pipkins in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Pete Pipkins Nov 4. 2 Replies

HiI posted a version of this a year or so ago, I've since tweaked the edit and some friends produced a fantastic bespoke soundtrack for me. It started out as an experiment but developed into a short film.View it as a voyeur through the window, it has no meaning beyond what you give it, I merely provide some visual cues, the window mediates your interaction.It's a bit rough around the edges, but I like to see a bit of 'process' in my animation.https://vimeo.com/365942522/9a6f0e4f4fThanks for taking the time to watch it.Continue

Furred Creatures

Started by Count Croc in STOPMO NEWBIES. Last reply by StopmoNick Nov 3. 2 Replies

How do you apply fur onto a puppet? I tried awhile ago and it didn't turn out too well.Continue

Lighting for LEGOs

Started by Aarica North in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh Nov 1. 2 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

20th Anniversary for StopMotionAnimation.com

Started by Anthony Scott in CHAT BOARD. Last reply by Leevi Lehtinen Oct 28. 19 Replies

Hey all, it was just about 20 years ago that I purchased this domain name and set up this website in April of 1999. Over the years, it's been interesting for me to see and hear from people who were impacted from this site in a positive way. I've even been able to meet or work with a few of you out there. It has always been my desire to use this site as a way of informing, educating and connecting talented people. So, let's hear from you, if you have any stories from the past 20 years relating to this website, I'd love to hear them. - AnthonyContinue

Just in time for Hallowe'en

Started by Dave Cooley in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT Oct 27. 0 Replies

Finally got something done to share with everyone. Let me know your reactions and hope you enjoy it!Continue

DMX dimming through Dragonframe

Started by Roos Mattaar in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by Ethan Bartholomae Oct 25. 1 Reply

Hello all,I was just wondering whether anyone who has used a DMX lighting set up for stop motion has any advice on what (affordable...) dimmer packs to get to connect through the dragonframe DMX controller. I'm finding it quite hard to get any information from the Dragonframe website. They recommend one brand but it's American and I can't seem to get it here in the UK.I found some on Amazon and Ebay, but not with a lot of info. One that kept coming up seems like you can only control lights to be on and off and not actually be dimmed.https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/QTX-DP4-4-Channel-DMX-dimmer-pack-NEW/264502561170?epid=1905288112&hash=item3d9594c992:g:vY0AAOSwqOddqVReAnother one I came across a bit more expensive or some up for bidding... https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Zero-88-Betapack-3-stage-lighting-DMX-dimmer-pack-15a-Theatre-lights/133206233503?_trkparms=aid%3D888008%26algo%3DDISC.CARDS%26ao%3D2%26asc%3D20131227121020%26meid%3D4b4fa577a6d940c78b91a7e3b51b7baf%26pid%3D100009%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D1%26sd%3D223715853003%26itm%3D133206233503%26pmt%3D0%26noa%3D1%26pg%3D2047675&_trksid=p2047675.c100009.m1982With different plug connections it should be easy enough to get converters to get them to work with the lights. I'll be using mostly incandescent lights (for this project Altmans borrowed from the DOP, in the future I mainly have simple par spots, an LED panel (I know these would have to specifically be dmx dimmable) and a UV light, which in…Continue

 
 
 

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