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Lighting question for all you's guys

Hiya, folks. I'm curious what kind of lighting you use- halogen,  tungsten, LED, or compact fluorescent (spiral) bulbs. The main purpose of…

Started by Don Carlson

2 Nov 21
Reply by Don Carlson

DIY moco rig

Here are the first couple of pics of the rig that I am constructing. It is based on the Servocity design (but not a copy!) and uses 1" shaf…

Started by Simon Tytherleigh

4 Nov 18
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Shooting Coverage?

Hey guys, like the title says, does anyone in stopmo in general 'shoot coverage' - if that terminology isn't familiar, what I mean is: Do y…

Started by Christopher Olsen

7 Nov 14
Reply by StopmoNick

Help me spend some money! (new camera time, with a few tech questions)

Hi guys, after relocating from New Zealand to Europe, I had to sell my 550d (t2i) and lenses, moco gear etc. Now I've been commissioned to…

Started by Hendrikus De Vaan

21 Nov 9
Reply by Hendrikus De Vaan

Lighting packages...Where to begin?

I've always just worked with clamp lights from a hard ware store. They've been ok on really small productions, but I might be landing my fi…

Started by Stuart Bury

4 Nov 5
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Copy stand lights

Hi All  I'm setting up a small lab for an animation elective at the University of Newcastle with some copy stands for cut-out and drawn ani…

Started by Jane Shadbolt

3 Oct 31
Reply by gustavo arteaga

Camera Count

Hi to everybody, this is my first post here. I am looking to purchase a used Canon 40D to be used with Dragonframe.  I keep seeing people o…

Started by Michael

3 Oct 22
Reply by StopmoNick

eBay lights...

Guys and gals, I need your opinion on this. I found this item on ebay: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Brilliant-Movie-Ceiling-4-spots-GU10-fitti

Started by Marnik

20 Oct 17
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

micro four thirds with dedicated tethered shooting software

perhaps interesting news: http://www.dpreview.com/articles/2836185782/olympus-capture-software-now-available-for-e-m1-owners

Started by Wilker

3 Sep 26
Reply by Wilker

Anyone worked with an anamorphic lens?

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…

Started by krullthewarriorking

12 Sep 23
Reply by Jack Liddon

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Puppet Putty

Puppet Putty is formulated by clay animator Don Carlson. Properties include colors that do not bleed on your hands, a matte finish, cleans up with water, is very light weight, firm, non-greasy and has a silky texture.

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Dragonframe Live View looks like thermal camera!

Started by Christopher Olsen in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by Buckner 3 hours ago. 9 Replies

Anybody have any idea why my live view screen looks like this? It is like the camera only wants to show a single color channel in live view. The actual capture looks fine...but if I have to animate using this crappy looking single-channel pass that…Continue

LIGHTING!

Started by Becky Weston in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by StopmoNick 16 hours ago. 18 Replies

Hello fellow stop motion-ers!I have managed to teach myself enough to make a few stop motions, but I still don't quite understand what type of lighting/bulbs to use to prevent the subtle flickering throughout an animation? I want to be able to…Continue

Tags: flicker, no, cheap, lighting

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Started by Ron Cole in ANIMATOR TALK. Last reply by Ron Cole 17 hours ago. 240 Replies

Don't forget, on WEDNESDAYS (Thursdays on the first week of each month)  there's a…Continue

Fitting components inside a slush cast head

Started by Anthony Leigh in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING. Last reply by Anthony Leigh yesterday. 6 Replies

I have three heads which I are going to have moulds made of them, and then are going to be slush cast. I want to put little wooden blocks inside the head with holes for the eyes to sit in, wire and epoxy for the nose and epoxy putty teeth with a…Continue

Tags: slush, head, cast, mould, latex

Now Taking Commissions...

Started by Paul O'Brien in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING yesterday. 0 Replies

Hi All!After a few long months of clearing some freelance work I am now finally in the position to fit in some commissioned stop-motion work. I have space available to produce puppets of all kinds. A full service can be offered from character design…Continue

Tags: services, armatures, animation, puppets

Puppet casting in flexible polyurethane

Started by Jack Spiggle in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by StopmoNick yesterday. 3 Replies

Hey guys, Im new here and this is my first post so be gentle =3. Im looking to do a simple, 1-3 min (roughly) stop motion "exercise" just to see what I can do. I've made the storyboard, am attempting an anamatic and I am almost ready to start making…Continue

Tags: silicone, polyurethane, flexible, puppets, Casting

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