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Armature and Casting advice for movable animal ears

So for the film I'm making right now, I've got two main characters that are goats. As such, I was wanting to give them both ears that can b…

Started by Ben Young

4 May 19
Reply by StopmoNick

Hazard suit puppets

So I'm working on a film about an expedition in Chernobyl and all the mutated monsters that live within. How do you think I could make real…

Started by Count Croc

3 May 1
Reply by Count Croc

Had to make a character for Character Design Class in Animation School - I made a clay puppet and her duck

Picked up a bunch of things from the dollar store and made this queen and her duck! I don't intend on animating her, because I didn…

Started by Mozen

3 Apr 23
Reply by Adam Taylor

Robot joints

Hey guys! I've been wanting to do a animation of some type of armored walker like those seen in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the J…

Started by Count Croc

0 Mar 24

wire armature making

My wire puppets keep breaking. How do you guys make yours?

Started by Count Croc

4 Mar 4
Reply by StopmoNick

Child of the Hydra's Teeth replica puppet Work in Progress

Just wanted to share my latest puppet project, still putting the finishing touches on it as well as finessing the overall shaping of areas.

Started by fantamation

2 Jan 21
Reply by Count Croc

Does Anyone Know Tom Baker The Model Maker (not the actor)?

While this post does have some merit in regards to puppet making, this is more of a historical post regarding stop-motion puppets. Back in…

Started by Wallace Jones

6 Jan 15
Reply by Ken Langley

Paranorman Eyes

Hi All, Anybody got any info about how Paranormans Eyes work and what theyre made of? Ive watched all the featurettes I can watch and while…

Started by Paul

37 Dec 3, 2018
Reply by Bharoto Yekti

Making of Latex Alien Puppet

Hello all!  Hope everything's going well,so many fantastic projects on this site.  I was recently commissioned to make this stop-motion pup…

Started by Alistair Nicholls

0 Nov 3, 2018

Video tutorials for needle felting puppets?

I'm learning to do needle felting with wool, and the process itself is relatively straightforward - however, I could really do with some st…

Started by Dylan Lee

2 Oct 12, 2018
Reply by Brandon Ayers

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