GENERAL PUPPET MAKING (169)

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What goes under silicone?

If you make a silicone cast of a body, what do you put under that to keep the weight down, and keep it flexible. For a stick thin character…

Started by David Braga

6 May 11
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

YouTube Stop Motion Series

Visit my channel here Hello all, my name is Peter Ellis and i’m a Stop Motion animator. I learnt to animate at Chapman Entertainment (Whe…

Started by Peter Ellis

0 May 9

Jack Skellington

Hi guys, I'm doing a real-scale jack skellington puppet of the movie and I'm in need of help in making up his head and figuring out the fa…

Started by Gustavo Costa

3 Apr 22
Reply by Rebecca De La Torre

Tie Downs for Pointed Toes?

Hi there! I'm currently designing a harlequin puppet based off old 1920's Bauhaus costumes. I really want the feet to be pointed, so that t…

Started by Harriett Bradbury

5 Feb 14
Reply by Dawn Brown

Clip Foam Suggestions?

I used this foam as clip foam in college (10 years ago!) to make a puppet.  It was fantastic stuff!  Not too porous.  Thick, but not too th…

Started by Emily Myers

6 Feb 9
Reply by Greyguy

Was this short film made using clay?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Xb6SBrjP1c   Saw this on youtube and couldn't figured out what kind of material they used to create the p…

Started by GlitterCannon

1 Oct 29, 2017
Reply by Strider

Wool and Felt Puppet

Hey Everyone,  I am looking to learn how to create wool/felt puppets much like the ones from 'oh willy '.Would anyone know how to do this o…

Started by Jennifer Kidd

3 Oct 4, 2017
Reply by Mohammed Soliman

Sugru moldable glue

Has anyone tried this stuff? Looks interesting. Numerous uses for stop motion. Seems like you should use gloves as it can stain apparently…

Started by Eric Scott

1 Sep 25, 2017
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Sculpting unusual replacement faces

This is an update of sorts to an older thread (http://www.stopmotionanimation.com/forum/topics/replacement-tree-mouth) as I've gotten some…

Started by Daniel Waine

4 Aug 18, 2017
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Attaching Replacement Mouths to Puppet Heads

Hi I'm making some puppet heads which are made of polystyrene with a layer of latex over the top. I'm going to make a set of replacement mo…

Started by Joe

4 May 25, 2017
Reply by StopmoNick

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