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Use this space to tell everyone about yourself and your interest in stop motion animation.

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Please Introduce Yourself

Use this space to tell everyone about yourself and your interest in stop motion animation.

Started by Anthony Scott

423 Nov 7
Reply by Joe Thomas

Haruo Nakajima with King Kong (armature)

Haruo Nakajima, best known for his portrayal of Godzilla for many years beginning with the first film, was in a 2011 issue of "Famous Monst…

Started by David Tomasiewicz

0 Nov 5

pooch proposal on kickstarter

Wes Wood of "Animation toolkit" has a kickstarter well under way for his film "Pooch proposal", I haven't seen him post anything on here (I…

Started by Steve Boot

0 Oct 11

The Optical Podcast (A journey through the annals of Cinefex Magazine)

I recently discovered The Optical Podcast. It discusses the early issues of Cinefex magazine. The effects in the movies featured are covere…

Started by Roger Beck

0 Oct 10

Any studios or animators in or around Baltimore?

Hi, Does anyone know of any stop motion studios or people in or near to Baltimore, USA? There is a possibility I may be going over there fo…

Started by Suraya

0 Jun 14

Disney shuts down Henry Selick's latest feature project

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it happened and sadly, it affects many good friends of mine who have been working on the project.…

Started by Anthony Scott

29 Jun 11
Reply by Joe (Dinoman217)

Where the Animators Roam... A Sort of Survey.

Hi there, everyone.I'm curious to get an idea of where in the world the highest concentration of stop-motion animators might be. I'm curiou…

Started by Mike

9 Apr 1
Reply by John Horabin

Who is based in Europe? I'm moving there in a month..

Hi guys, As a lot of you know, I've recently finished up on "Disappear". (for those who don't, head over to: http://disappearmovie.com/). I…

Started by Hendrikus De Vaan

3 Jan 7
Reply by Adolfo Barbatelli

Happy new Year!

Happy New Year all! It's the only time of year I can post this link - so here ya go! Happy New year - (A young boy sleds down a hill to sla…

Started by Randy Boyum

0 Dec 31

Sick again

Fell ill the last couple of weeks with stomach pain, bleeding, and other unpleasantries common with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Going in fo…

Started by Don Carlson

27 Dec 13, 2013
Reply by Don Carlson

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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 7 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 20 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

Live Chat On AnimateClay.com Reminder

Started by Ron Cole in ANIMATOR TALK. Last reply by Ron Cole 21 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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