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How did you guys pull this off?

Started by Daniel Ruiz Lucero in ANIMATOR TALK. Last reply by Daniel Ruiz Lucero on Tuesday. 2 Replies

Hi to everyone!Sorry if this is not precisely the right place to ask this, but whoever did this is probably around here, I hope!Watching Nightmare before Christmas for the Nth time with my kids, I got again this question in my mind:How did you hide the camera from view in the door knob spheric reflection? at first I thought, maybe shooting towards Jack first and then composite that on top of the knob, but then Jack grabs the knob and it looks perfect, in camera-like!!!! What???!! How did you guys pull this off? :-OIt's a great effect and goes very unnoticed, I think. Any ideas?Continue

Tags: christmas, before, nightmare

That time the message board was white for a while...

Started by Strider in CHAT BOARD. Last reply by Anthony Scott on Monday. 14 Replies

... I thought I was losing my mind, or maybe dreaming!! Continue

College Student Seeking to Interview Professionals in the Field

Started by L Carter in ANIMATOR TALK. Last reply by Ian Boone on Sunday. 3 Replies

Hello fellow animation enthusiasts!I am currently a student at LoneStar Community College studying 3D Modeling and Animation with an overlapping interest in stop-motion animation. As part of my capstone portfolio class I need to reach out to a few working industry professionals and interview them about their experience in the field.Reaching out this way may be unusual, but I was curious if there were any animators in this community who are in the industry and would have time for some questions about your experience?I am specifically interested in connecting with an Animator, Character Artist, Set Designer, Environment Artist, or Concept Artist.Appreciate anyone who might even be able to point me to some specific contacts!Thank youContinue

Please Introduce Yourself

Started by Anthony Scott in CHAT BOARD. Last reply by Avani Babar on Friday. 541 Replies

Use this space to tell everyone about yourself and your interest in stop motion animation.Continue

20th Anniversary for StopMotionAnimation.com

Started by Anthony Scott in CHAT BOARD. Last reply by Steve Copeland Mar 13. 4 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

Start a new armature

Started by Greyguy in ARMATURES. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh Mar 11. 10 Replies

Hi here is a new armature i started for Misha Klienalso a picture of a new small armature compared to and older on i did and a close up of the footContinue

Nonmetal ball and socket armatures

Started by Count Croc in ARMATURES. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh Mar 11. 1 Reply

Hey guys, I've been wondering if there are ways to make ball and socket armatures with only basic tools. I have also been experimenting with some thermoplastic b&s armatures and they seem to work well. Have any of you tried this?Continue

Wrought iron gates

Started by Simon Tytherleigh in STOP MOTION SETS. Last reply by Maureen Z Mar 6. 8 Replies

Here's a pic of some gates I have just finished for my film. They are about 200mm high and made using thin aluminium bent rather like full-size wrought iron, and glued with superglue. Frames are in 3mm plasticard. Walls are MDF covered in papier mache pulp and tooled to give the stone effect. The coat of arms is actually my family crest!Continue

Creating a character ... dealing with the end

Started by Adam Taylor in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Adam Taylor Mar 4. 5 Replies

Hi everyone!  I had an interesting experience today and wanted to see if this is something other creators have felt as well.  I have created a group of characters and their world and have lived inside that world for the last five years.  I finished animating the proof of concept - exciting! - but now have to wait to see where it goes from here.  Now the puppets are in boxes, the set is taken down, the lights are put away... it honestly felt like parting ways with a dear friend and hit me hard emotionally.  This is the third very personal film that I have made with characters dear to me and each time I find it very hard to put them in storage (with hopes that maybe they will come back to play some day.) How do you all deal with finishing personal projects?Continue

wire armature making

Started by Count Croc in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING. Last reply by StopmoNick Mar 4. 4 Replies

My wire puppets keep breaking. How do you guys make yours?Continue

 
 
 

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