ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT (86)

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Dragonframe real-time recording

Hey everyone,  First post here. I know this is a stop-motion site but I can't seem to find a forum elsewhere for this.  I'd trying to build…

Started by Max Bridge

0 Jun 30

Follow-up on 3D printed winders

Here's the second video on constructing the winders, detailing how to build the gear racks.

Started by Simon Tytherleigh

0 May 5

Making 3D printed winders

Hi folks! Here's a video I have made on assembling the 3D printable winders from Friendly Beans, which I recently reviewed and tested: . h…

Started by Simon Tytherleigh

0 May 3

materials / clay / EU vendor or online shop (coronavirus times)

Hi, everyone, my first time here, sorry if I'm doing something wrong. I'm a teacher and educator based in Italy. I'd like to experiment wit…

Started by Stefano Rini

2 Apr 26
Reply by Stefano Rini

My Invention - A Replacement Animaton Machine

I can't post any photos or video just yet, because my machine has no animation models in it now in order to show what it does... but, it's…

Started by Ron Cole

3 Apr 21
Reply by abdulmajidsheikh

Testing the 3D printable winders

Here is a quick video I made to compare two winders, one with an all-metal rack and the other which is fully 3D printed with a rack reinfor…

Started by Simon Tytherleigh

2 Apr 12
Reply by Mohsen Minouei

3D printable winders for stop motion

I have been involved with beta-testing a new product, a fully 3D printable set of winders for stop motion animators. I think they are reall…

Started by Simon Tytherleigh

1 Mar 30
Reply by James Krysa

Seeking for BIG projects in Stop motions

Hey guys this is Mohsen Minouei form Toronto. I have some years of experience in Animation industry(plus my MA in Animations) and recently…

Started by Mohsen Minouei

0 Feb 5

Bearings for moco camera head

Hello wise board of SMA! I am planing to make simple moco unit with Arduino system. I got great help from previous post about the subject a…

Started by Tatu P

25 Dec 3, 2019
Reply by Tatu P

Assistance needed in creating a stop motion rig from a Helping Hand tool

The rig is about 98% ready, but the big problem is what to use as a stabilizer for my action figures. The alligator plier-thing, mind you,…

Started by KK Akuoku

1 Jul 9, 2019
Reply by StopmoNick

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