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song from Guardians of The Galaxy. I made this animation on my Ipad made with Imotion and Imovie.
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rat being made for woodland animateclay competition....hopefully he will look a little better when hes done
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StampMotionStudio replied to Mike's discussion "Will O' The Wisp" Production Bumper + Short Film (2014)
"looks good."
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Strider replied to krullthewarriorking's discussion Anyone worked with an anamorphic lens?
"Oh, do anamorphic lenses have exceptionally good bokeh? I ought to check that out - it's hard to find lenses with really good bokeh for a reasonable price (not that anamorphic lenses seem to be reasonably priced mind you!) If you want to get…"
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krullthewarriorking replied to krullthewarriorking's discussion Anyone worked with an anamorphic lens?
"Thanks all for the discussion, I really do appreciate it. I guess I've been reading too many articles on using anamorphic lenses for live action shooting that I got excited to apply it to stop motion also. I think it really is more than a…"
yesterday
Benjamin Grare replied to Mike's discussion "Will O' The Wisp" Production Bumper + Short Film (2014)
"Love your work Mike, I'm sur it's gonna be great :)"
yesterday
Dawn Brown replied to Dawn Brown's discussion Substitution for Naphtha for painting Silicone?
"I have mineral spirits and will give it a try. Thank you Steve. :)"
yesterday
Steve Carey replied to Dawn Brown's discussion Substitution for Naphtha for painting Silicone?
"I use white spirit ( english name for Mineral Spirits I believe) to thin silicone from a tube, which I tint with silcone pigments to paint on silicone. This will go through an airbrush. Don't know if Acetone would work, but it's pretty…"
yesterday
Dawn Brown posted a discussion

Substitution for Naphtha for painting Silicone?

Hi gang,I have often read that Naphtha is used to thin tinted silicone so you can paint with it, or even push it through an airbrush.I want to paint silicone with an airbrush, but Naphtha is not readily available in my area. Can I use Mineral Spirits or Acetone?thanks,DawnSee More
yesterday
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Mike's discussion "Will O' The Wisp" Production Bumper + Short Film (2014)
"Wow! Lovely stuff, look forward to seeing more."
yesterday
Mike replied to Mike's discussion "Will O' The Wisp" Production Bumper + Short Film (2014)
"Thank you :) It's encouraging to hear good remarks about skills that were mostly unknown. I can't even count how many times doubt and uncertainty has settled in over the course of this, but the positive feedback is reassuring. I'm not…"
yesterday
Simon Tytherleigh replied to krullthewarriorking's discussion Anyone worked with an anamorphic lens?
"You can do anamorphic lens flares in After Effects. There are plug-ins you can buy for this, but you can also do it without. https://forums.adobe.com/thread/1009126"
Saturday
Simon Tytherleigh replied to fatih's discussion sticky latex
"Thanks, Mike, that's just hat I needed to know. I've got some heatshrink somewhere...."
Saturday
Dennis replied to Mike's discussion "Will O' The Wisp" Production Bumper + Short Film (2014)
"Really enjoyed this, Mike.  You have many skills ideally suited to this medium: modeling, drawing (amazing storyboard), no doubt painting also.  Can you write in mirror image? I've been following your posts from the beginning and hope…"
Saturday
David Tomasiewicz replied to Mike's discussion "Will O' The Wisp" Production Bumper + Short Film (2014)
"I'll tune, man. Looks and sounds like a really cool project. Good luck to you, Mike!"
Saturday
StopmoNick replied to krullthewarriorking's discussion Anyone worked with an anamorphic lens?
"I see that the anamorphic lens talks about the cinematic widescreen ratio of 2.35 to 1, which is wider than the HD I am using.  I guess it might make sense if you are shooting video with your DSLR, where you are limited to 1920 x 1080 HD (for…"
Saturday
Mike replied to Mike's discussion "Will O' The Wisp" Production Bumper + Short Film (2014)
"Nick, I've said before, you've been a been a big influence on me, and your tutorials and help here in the forum have been invaluable along this journey. So your praise and excitement means a lot. I appreciate it. Thank you. :)It is a…"
Saturday
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"It's 3mm plywood boards, painted with watered down dark grey paint, then streaked with pale grey.  I got a softer, more subtle effect on Poe's bay window, this gothic window is a bit rougher with less layering.   I don't…"
Saturday
StopmoNick replied to Mike's discussion "Will O' The Wisp" Production Bumper + Short Film (2014)
"I've been watching out for your posts, and it's been looking first-rate all the way!  It's a really great character design, and it looks like your drawing skills are matched by your 3d fabrication skills.   It's good to…"
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"Will O' The Wisp" Production Bumper + Short Film (2014)

Started by Mike in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by StampMotionStudio 13 hours ago. 8 Replies

Hello Everyone :) I've been posting some random W.I.P. photos and little test videos over the past year or so, but I recently discovered there's a "your project" section here in the forum. So this is a thread for my ongoing project, "Will O' The…Continue

Tags: wip, commercial, bumper, film, short

Anyone worked with an anamorphic lens?

Started by krullthewarriorking in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by Strider yesterday. 8 Replies

Hello all!I'm brand new to the community, and am pretty inexperienced with stop motion too, mostly just Lego movies here and there.  But I have been doing some research about lenses, and I have read a TON of the lens threads here over the last few…Continue

Tags: 55mm, diopter, 28mm, brickfilm, depth of field

Substitution for Naphtha for painting Silicone?

Started by Dawn Brown in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING. Last reply by Dawn Brown yesterday. 2 Replies

Hi gang,I have often read that Naphtha is used to thin tinted silicone so you can paint with it, or even push it through an airbrush.I want to paint silicone with an airbrush, but Naphtha is not readily available in my area. Can I use Mineral…Continue

Tags: silicone, painting, naphtha

sticky latex

Started by fatih in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh on Saturday. 9 Replies

the hands of my puppet became sticky a couple of months later. how can I prevent this situation? why did it become sticky I'm in need of a solution about this?Continue

Looking for animator for 20 sec short

Started by Robert in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by StopmoNick on Friday. 8 Replies

I'm actually designing a storyboard for a short 20 sec animation with 2 characters one in a bed sick with a flu with a thermometer hanging out his mouth the other a doctor, I've been thinking of doing this a while for my documentary I'm making but I…Continue

Grand Prize Winner! "Marshmallow Martyr"

Started by Rick Jacobs in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh on Friday. 5 Replies

Fun! I won grand prize for this animation. On to a more challenging competition.…Continue

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