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Mike LaRusso commented on Eleanor Evans's video
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Spider

"Good work, Eleanor!"
10 hours ago
Samuel James Draper posted a video

TEA PLEASE

Now days, it can be very hard to get what you want. Even a cup of tea. This is my second stop-motion video, took over 60+ hours to create! Have a look at my ...
13 hours ago
StopmoNick replied to richstimson's discussion Green screen
"Sorry, never used Stopmotion Studio.  I don't use the iPad for animation at all.  I animate with a Canon DSLR connected to a computer with a framegrabber like Stop Motion Pro or Dragonframe.  Trouble is, I did my starting out so…"
14 hours ago
StopmoNick replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Miniature Neon sign?
"5 or 6 inch figures, that sounds like 1:12 scale.  Pretty small. I have a feeling this was discussed some time ago (probably on the old board) and there was a flexible electrical material that could be used for that.  I had posted a photo…"
14 hours ago
fantamation replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Miniature Neon sign?
"Hey Angus, When I worked on "Honey I Blew Up the Kid" I had to build miniature neon Vegas signs and casino exteriors that all had to have working neon. The cheapest solution was to use clear,solid plex rods and lightly sand them to create…"
16 hours ago
richstimson posted a discussion

Getting Started Tutorial

Hi allThis is our first animation:https://stimsonstopmotion.wordpress.com/2014/02/23/pac-man-the-movie/And this is how we made it..https://stimsonstopmotion.wordpress.com/making-of-pac-man/I hope it's useful to someone just starting out, and I would love to get any feedback on from some experienced animators.Cheers,Richard.PS. This is a re-post as I posted in the wrong place originally. I hope that's ok.See More
19 hours ago
richstimson replied to richstimson's discussion Green screen
"Hi Nick Thank you for the advice and the vid. I'll give it a try. Have you ever used Stop Motion Studio? IT appears to be fairly similar, but it would be good if there any specific tips with this app. Cheers Richard. "
19 hours ago
fantamation replied to fantamation's discussion Child of the Hydra's Teeth replica puppet Work in Progress
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20 hours ago
fantamation posted a discussion

Child of the Hydra's Teeth replica puppet Work in Progress

Just wanted to share my latest puppet project, still putting the finishing touches on it as well as finessing the overall shaping of areas.
20 hours ago
Angus Lamont posted a discussion

Miniature Neon sign?

Does anyone have any methods of making miniature neon signs? It's for a project I am doing in college, but I can't seem to find any suitable methods. The set would be roughly in scale with 5/6" figures if that helps.ThanksSee More
23 hours ago
StopmoNick replied to Tim Tracey's discussion Motion Control for Dragonframe
"The ones I've seen are not only outside my price range, they are made to connect to American 120v 60 cycle current, which we don't use in my country.  And shipping to Australia would be a killer.  UK models are even pricier, and…"
yesterday
StopmoNick replied to Michael's discussion General Purpose Stop Motion Stage
"I drew that plan to show how the folding works, and the angle bracing that keeps it square.  Dimensions would vary to suit the size you need.  A standard size in TV is 6 ft x 3 ft, or 1800 x 900mm, at different heights which can use the…"
yesterday
Eleanor Evans posted a video

Bone spider

Experimenting with found bones
yesterday
Jack Liddon replied to Tim Tracey's discussion Motion Control for Dragonframe
"Check out the eMotimo for pan and tilt. It also has an extra port for controlling a slider, and conveniently enough, there's presets for it in Dragonframe. As for focus, I haven't a clue. All the rigs I've seen are priced outside my…"
yesterday
Marnik posted a photo

Street set

Monster set I've just started animating on!
yesterday
Scottie D. replied to Michael's discussion General Purpose Stop Motion Stage
"12 2"x4"s cut to size for the legs/frame and a piece of 3/4" MDF for the top. MDF because it's heavy and doesn't splinter when drilled. To keep the table from moving, I hot glue it to the floor. I think the dimensions are…"
Tuesday
 
 
 

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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Green screen

Started by richstimson in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by StopmoNick 14 hours ago. 3 Replies

Hi all, I have been trying out Stop Motion Studio on the iPad/iPod which is a great app. I'd like to try green screen but I'm not quite sure where to start with it. Does anyone know of a good tutorial?Also, this is our first animation:…Continue

Tags: review, animation, feedback, tutorials, screen

Miniature Neon sign?

Started by Angus Lamont in MODEL DEPARTMENT. Last reply by StopmoNick 14 hours ago. 2 Replies

Does anyone have any methods of making miniature neon signs? It's for a project I am doing in college, but I can't seem to find any suitable methods. The set would be roughly in scale with 5/6" figures if that helps.ThanksContinue

Getting Started Tutorial

Started by richstimson in NEWBIE CORNER 19 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hi allThis is our first animation:https://stimsonstopmotion.wordpress.com/2014/02/23/pac-man-the-movie/And this is how we made it..…Continue

Tags: animation, stop motion, tutorial, getting started

Child of the Hydra's Teeth replica puppet Work in Progress

Started by fantamation in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING. Last reply by fantamation 20 hours ago. 1 Reply

Just wanted to share my latest puppet project, still putting the finishing touches on it as well as finessing the overall shaping of areas.

Motion Control for Dragonframe

Started by Tim Tracey in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by StopmoNick yesterday. 3 Replies

I'm trying to figure out exactly what I will need to purchase to do 3 axis motion control and focus. I'm finding it rather confusing. Anyone have any experience with this?I was looking at this package.…Continue

Tags: control, motion

General Purpose Stop Motion Stage

Started by Michael in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by StopmoNick yesterday. 9 Replies

Looking through the Internet, Stop Motion Magazine, Stop Motion Books, etc., I've seen plenty of fantastic ways to build a stop motion stage.I would like to get thoughts from the people here that do this day-in and day-out.If you were to build one…Continue

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