GENERAL PUPPET MAKING (156)

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puppet diy costs

I'm wondering how much it will cost me to create a puppet after purchasing a ball socket armature. I see that the armatures can fall around…

Started by Hannah Garcia

5 Jan 17
Reply by Evan DeRushie

Is asking 300$ for a ball and socket armature puppet (from scratch) enough?

Hi!I'm hannah. I'm new here and am looking to pitch my final thesis project as a short stop motion film. I'm so happy to have found this si…

Started by Hannah Garcia

16 Jan 17
Reply by Evan DeRushie

Clothes: Sculpted vs Sewn

I have a character that's going to be in different scenarios throughout my planned series of mini-films. 1/8th scale, so around 9 inches ta…

Started by Dennis Heinzeroth

12 Jan 5
Reply by Dennis Heinzeroth

Clay & Silicone hybrid

Just finished my first project--3 minute Claymation with 95% of the work done post, but I am happy with it. The issues with clay are well d…

Started by GREGG DIAMANT

14 Jan 2
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

3D scanner

Hello everyone, I need to 3D print some masks for my characters and I would like to finish the modeling by myself. Someone knows some good…

Started by Patrulinka

3 Nov 24, 2016
Reply by DwayneKerrigan

How to apply feathers to foam latex or silicone

Hello! I'm teaching myself how to make stop motion puppets, and this will be the first time I cast anything. The character I plan on making…

Started by Heather Inman

5 Oct 6, 2016
Reply by StopmoNick

Casting Dragon skin puppets in ultracal

Hi, For the past year or so I've been using ultracal to make molds of monster clay heads and bodies.  No matter how much Crystal Clear/dull…

Started by Jason Whetzell

5 Oct 3, 2016
Reply by StopmoNick

Need help with tie-down issue

I've been working on my project for over a year now, and my main set is finally ready for filming. But, I've run into a problem with my tie…

Started by Anne Koreman

23 Sep 16, 2016
Reply by SMiller

Questions about building a car puppet

I am looking at building a vehichal puppet, kind of like the Chevron Cars.  The two things I am not quite sure to approach are the steering…

Started by Chris A Boyer

13 Aug 26, 2016
Reply by Chris A Boyer

Puppet Size

When I first started making puppets I was sorely limited by my knowledge and available materials. The first puppet I made, a skeleton, stan…

Started by Cadmus Rimbeaux

11 Aug 18, 2016
Reply by Cadmus Rimbeaux

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