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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 yesterday
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 on Tuesday
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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Adobe Premiere/Effects animating a matte for rig removal

Started by Annie Wong in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by Scottie D. 19 hours ago. 4 Replies

Hi! I was wondering if anyone could tell me or point me in the direction of a tutorial for animating a matte for rig removal in Adobe Premiere or After Effects? Here's a quickie little test I did of my puppet just to dip my feet into how his rig…Continue

Tags: adobe, removal, rig

Making silicone puppet

Started by Hani in CASTING. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh yesterday. 17 Replies

Hi everyoneI'm working on a puppet of a girl, and I want to use silicone for the skin. I tried to make it of Dragon Skin 10 but the result goes too smooth and looks very doll like - as in the picture here:…Continue

Lighting question for all you's guys

Started by Don Carlson in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by Don Carlson yesterday. 2 Replies

Hiya, folks.I'm curious what kind of lighting you use- halogen,  tungsten, LED, or compact fluorescent (spiral) bulbs. The main purpose of asking is that I am not sure how hard to design my clay for the animator who is going to use it. So far, there…Continue

Tags: clay

LIGHTING!

Started by Becky Weston in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by Jack Liddon on Tuesday. 13 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

DIY moco rig

Started by Simon Tytherleigh in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh on Tuesday. 4 Replies

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14 year old wants a stop motion camera

Started by Amanda in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by gustavo arteaga on Monday. 14 Replies

My son is almost 14 years old.  He has done some stop motion on his 3Ds with his lego figures, although there is no sound.  He is asking for a real stop motion camera for Christmas. I don't even know where to begin.  He doesn't have his own personal…Continue

Tags: first, stop-motion, Christmas, camera, teen

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