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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

23 Jan 14
Reply by Hendrikus De Vaan

mitchell gc movie 35mm?

Hi Guys  Just wondering if the mitchell gc is still a good choice for a 35mm stop-motion camera?….as far as i can tell because its rack ove…

Started by Miles and Jules

20 Jan 10
Reply by LIOs Nephew

Our 35mm stopmo camera hack

Hi guys  I was talking here a while back about buying a mitchell 35mm camera for stop motion. That camera hasn't eventuated yet…but we rece…

Started by Miles and Jules

0 Jan 10

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, 2014
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, 2014
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, 2014
Reply by StopmoNick

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, 2014
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, 2014
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, 2014
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, 2014
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

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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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Any New News About the Old Message Board?

Started by MartindeMadrid in CHAT BOARD. Last reply by Strider 11 hours ago. 28 Replies

Haven't seen any updates recently about getting access going for the old SMA Message Board archive.  I really miss it, and need some of the information in it.  Just sayin'.Continue

Start of a new puppet

Started by Greyguy in ARMATURES. Last reply by MartindeMadrid 12 hours ago. 53 Replies

Here's a new puppet I startedIt will have mouth open and side to side jaw motionContinue

Needing lights for stop motion

Started by StampMotionStudio in ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT. Last reply by Don Carlson yesterday. 8 Replies

Hey everyone, I'm looking for some lights I can use for stop motion..Any ideas of what would work good? I'm hoping to get some lights that are cold and don't heat up really hot. Also all I would need is 2 or maybe 3.Even 1 would do for now, using a…Continue

Tags: equipment, animation, studio, lights

molding/casting plastic figures to make puppets

Started by vanilla gorilla in CASTING. Last reply by StopmoNick yesterday. 12 Replies

Ive been looking at trying some molding and casting lately with different objects for props and puppets and what not for some stopmo videos im working on. I have some plastic figures of dinosaurs and animals that I would love to turn into stopmotion…Continue

Body paint stop motion music video

Started by Tim in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Strider on Friday. 1 Reply

This is a video I directed for Australian band Royston Vasie.  Motion shots were done with a dynamic perceptions dolly and dragon frame.  Painting was done by talented make up artist Sahra Bull.  Continue

My graduation project, what do you guys think?

Started by Katty in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Strider on Friday. 2 Replies

Hello my name is Katty Aoun, I graduated last spring with a bachelors in Fine Arts. My thesis project was a series of finger print drawings but i decided to work on a stop motion short I had in mind. My problem was that this would be my graduating…Continue

Tags: handmade, set, miniature, tiny, cute

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