GENERAL PUPPET MAKING (172)

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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, 2018
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

Cheap and easy puppet making - add your tips & tricks!

I love making puppets and I'm always pushing for high quality. But I have been teaching silicone puppet making to BA animation students, an…

Started by Bianca Ansems

44 May 20, 2017
Reply by Lydia Hibbert

L200 foam

So I just finished the Chiodo Bros 4 part DVD series on stop motion from the Stan Winston School (highly recommended). I was intrigued to h…

Started by Eric Scott

3 May 18, 2017
Reply by Eric Scott

New puppet eyes

Hey everyone, I bought these eyes from animation toolkit and was wondering if anyone else bought it and worked out how to use them without…

Started by Mohammed Soliman

2 Apr 29, 2017
Reply by Mohammed Soliman

Making puppet heads with Sugru

Hi Has anyone had any success with using sugru to make puppets? I've just ordered some as it looks like it could be a pretty good material…

Started by Joe

5 Apr 26, 2017
Reply by Joe

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