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Hasani Walker commented on Hasani Walker's photo
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"Thank you!"
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Animatters replied to StampMotionStudio's discussion Needing lights for stop motion
"And then there are those of us who went way overboard when buying lights and are now "dummying down" to the tin bowl clamp lights...... Powerful heads, wimpy tripods I'll keep these around for when the garage is finally converted into…"
14 minutes ago
Animatters replied to Marnik's discussion COLD MEETS
"Bravo! And an inspiration to me contemplating a larger-than-I-should-tackle piece. Love the touches of humour and irony and love the genre. When I first started thinking about getting into this I turned to old time radio shows for story inspiration.…"
22 minutes ago
Will Tebo commented on Hasani Walker's photo
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"Sweet! (pun intended)But seriously, brilliant work."
6 hours ago
Sean O'Hara posted a discussion

Showreel - looking for critique, comments, advice, etc.

For the past few years I've been focusing more and more on building my YouTube page and I figured I was long overdue on making a showreel for myself.I'd love to hear any comments, critiques, thoughts or even simple observations you may have.Eventually, I'd love to move on from Barbie (her movement limitations are a constant hinderance), but, for now, it seems to be what my fan base wants.https://youtu.be/waulxf1jJugSee More
6 hours ago
Sean O'Hara replied to Keith Mullin's discussion Film Festival Results
"Congratulations on your numerous awards. Looking forward to seeing the piece when it's available for show."
7 hours ago
Sean O'Hara replied to Marnik's discussion COLD MEETS
"Very entertaining - loved the style and the humor was perfect."
8 hours ago
Hendrikus De Vaan replied to Antonio J. Cebrián's discussion how do you ditribute your time?
"For Disappear it was about 50/50 making to animation time (4 minute film, 1 character, two locations)."
9 hours ago
LIOs Nephew replied to aishwarya.a.reddy's discussion armature creation
"Even though this topic is a few years old ... for future generation of visitors that might wander here, I should post something that is on-topic  Compared to olden days, and even in the earlier days of internet, little information about…"
14 hours ago
t. r. burns replied to t. r. burns's discussion Ideas for this mold?
"Oh that's exactly what I need to do.  I was a little worried about the head getting stuck, but this is a great solution.   The texture was created with a butane torch.  I'm using oil based clay so it bubbles and blisters…"
15 hours ago
LIOs Nephew replied to aishwarya.a.reddy's discussion armature creation
"I will let him know, 'Adopted Uncle' Strider  You know ... Uncle LIO and many others got sucked into the vortex of social media insanity  called Facebook. Many who have gone to the social media dark side  have forgotten…"
15 hours ago
StopmoNick replied to t. r. burns's discussion Ideas for this mold?
"In a couple of cases, where I had an animal with a long nose that went deep into the front half of the mould, I made a separate top of the head piece so I could get in there to get the clay out.  It also let me get the clay from the bottom lip…"
21 hours ago
t. r. burns replied to t. r. burns's discussion Ideas for this mold?
"YES!! Can't wait to see the Poe film! The photos from the production look great, and I love the Cthulhu puppet.  hmmm...adding weight to hair on a small scale is definitely a challenge without adding some sub-structure underneath, and…"
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StopmoNick replied to Marnik's discussion COLD MEETS
"Wow, fantastic film noir with so many great details!"
yesterday
Marnik replied to Marnik's discussion COLD MEETS
"thank you!"
yesterday
gustavo arteaga replied to Marnik's discussion COLD MEETS
"I really enjoyed it. Worth the 19 months. Thanks for sharing."
yesterday
 
 
 

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Needing lights for stop motion

Started by StampMotionStudio in ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT. Last reply by Animatters 14 minutes ago. 11 Replies

Hey everyone, I'm looking for some lights I can use for stop motion..Any ideas of what would work good? I'm hoping to get some lights that are cold and don't heat up really hot. Also all I would need is 2 or maybe 3.Even 1 would do for now, using a…Continue

Tags: equipment, animation, studio, lights

COLD MEETS

Started by Marnik in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Animatters 22 minutes ago. 7 Replies

After about 19 months of work, here is my completed film Cold Meets:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ok2EHkZTgiMPlease enjoy!Marnik…Continue

Tags: clay, detective, salami, plasticine, noir

Showreel - looking for critique, comments, advice, etc.

Started by Sean O'Hara in ANIMATOR TALK 6 hours ago. 0 Replies

For the past few years I've been focusing more and more on building my YouTube page and I figured I was long overdue on making a showreel for myself.I'd love to hear any comments, critiques, thoughts or even simple observations you may…Continue

Tags: Showreel

Film Festival Results

Started by Keith Mullin in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Sean O'Hara 7 hours ago. 3 Replies

On Thursday night we had the "Best of Festival" screening and awards ceremony for a film festival that I did a stop animation for.  My film "Percipient" was selected for the Best of Fest screening and nominated for a pile of awards.  I ended up…Continue

how do you ditribute your time?

Started by Antonio J. Cebrián in ANIMATOR TALK. Last reply by Hendrikus De Vaan 9 hours ago. 4 Replies

along these years working in my proyect I see most of time was used in lot of work related but not in animate and filming puppets (thing is suposed we do). Specially, the task of building sets, making props and puppets is neverending. I think my…Continue

armature creation

Started by aishwarya.a.reddy in ARMATURES. Last reply by LIOs Nephew 14 hours ago. 27 Replies

hi all! i am student currently pursuing final year in animation and have chosen to do a dissertation on armature creation. i request all to give me any information on this topic. if possible you can also send some pictures or videos of armatures…Continue

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