ARMATURES (104)

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Heat Shrink Tubing

Hey all! I just built my first ball and socket armature and have run into something puzzling: the kit provides clear plastic heat shrink tu…

Started by Aarica North

2 5 hours ago
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

How to silver solder with threaded pieces...

I've used silver solder to solder to put together non threaded pieces, that seemed straightforward. I just put in some flux a couple of sni…

Started by Stuart Bury

1 Feb 3
Reply by Roos Mattaar

Making a Jaw on a wire armature

This has been one of my recurring problems, when it comes to making stop motion monster puppets: The Jaw. In the image attached I have show…

Started by Angus Lamont

9 Dec 15, 2016
Reply by rick gibson

1 $ Handmade Armature

I made this armature for my film project. It's very cheap,strong,flexible and easy to make with the right tools. I was wondering if making…

Started by Samer Khaleel

9 Dec 12, 2016
Reply by Samer Khaleel

Whats the best silicone to use?

What is the best silicone I can use for a stop-motion puppet? Are there any brands that are better?Are there more affordable ones but will…

Started by T F

2 Nov 8, 2016
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Armacreatures armature for sale

I have a Ray Harryhousen Armacreatres armature set plus rigging kit for sale. Some of the parts have been assembled into the standard biped…

Started by Kit

1 Oct 22, 2016
Reply by Kit

Fluid movement with Homemade Armature

Hello everybody! Complete newby here, so be warned. I apologize if a similar discussion already exists but i couldn't find one. I've spent…

Started by MotionNovice

15 Sep 28, 2016
Reply by MotionNovice

Puppet head Mechanical

Interview I did at the NFB on the Film The Awakeninghttp://blog.nfb.ca/blog/2016/09/23/awakening-animatronics-puppets-jim-randall/

Started by Greyguy

4 Sep 25, 2016
Reply by Greyguy

What type of armature when building a 3ft (about 1m) tall puppet?

I've recently been requested to build a relatively life-sized crane. Up until now, any rig I've built has been out of aluminum wire and K&a…

Started by Sean O'Hara

5 Sep 13, 2016
Reply by Sean O'Hara

Best armature wire for 3 - 5 in puppet

Hi all, I'm prepping to build felt puppets that will probably stand about 3 to 5 inches high (the reason for the range of heights is becau…

Started by rioforce

1 Aug 29, 2016
Reply by StopmoNick

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