GENERAL SPECIAL EFFECTS (16)

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3D Effect

What's the consensus on 3D? The effect is not new and I'll be honest, I've never been turned on by it before. However, i just saw Guardians…

Started by Ben Owora

1 Aug 12
Reply by StopmoNick

Rays light

Helle everyone, I would like to acheive a ray light effect like this : http://www.goodwp.com/large/201110/20338.jpg But i'm not sure for…

Started by deschaud gilles

11 Dec 16, 2013
Reply by Ri Crawford

Rain splashes on water

Hi! Has anyone got any tips on how to create the effect of raindrops splashing on water? The water effect will be plastic film over gel, so…

Started by Simon Tytherleigh

2 Sep 12, 2013
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Looking to Help People!

Hello! I've been very bored lately and was wondering if anyone wanted me to do their editing or VFX for them. I love doing this and want to…

Started by Andrew C

0 Sep 6, 2013

Advice on facial spikes effect for pixilation short

Hey all, I am currently part of a team working on a pixilated short film and we are brainstorming ideas on how to get metal spikes, as in…

Started by Lynda Rollins

4 Sep 3, 2013
Reply by StopmoNick

What is the best way to composite a Stop Motion character into a CG environment?

I have recently started playing around with Blender and Maya and I am thinking of experimenting with placing stop motion characters into CG…

Started by Yorwick

1 Jun 17, 2013
Reply by Ri Crawford

harbinger down

The guys that made the practical effects for the remake of "the thing" movie, only to have them cut, are trying to get their own film off t…

Started by Steve Boot

0 May 18, 2013

Any ideas for a practical spinning propeller effect?

I am planning a short homage to Kong 1933 for its 80th birthday. I want the propellers on the biplanes to spin. Does anyone know of a pract…

Started by Wallace Jones

18 Feb 7, 2013
Reply by Geoff Anderson

I'm thinking about nice opening credits but am quite lost

Ok so I am planning a new stopmo project. The mean role will be for a character made of clay with simple wire armature. And it will be betw…

Started by DoubleG

5 Jan 4, 2013
Reply by DoubleG

How is this effect achieved?

Music vid: "Second Song" by TV on the Radiohttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeL3XIWBvdc (the effects I'm wondering about start at 1:33)I'm gu…

Started by MrJonesArt

3 Nov 20, 2012
Reply by Meki Haron

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Anyone worked with an anamorphic lens?

Started by krullthewarriorking in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by Strider 11 minutes ago. 1 Reply

Hello all!I'm brand new to the community, and am pretty inexperienced with stop motion too, mostly just Lego movies here and there.  But I have been doing some research about lenses, and I have read a TON of the lens threads here over the last few…Continue

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sticky latex

Started by fatih in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING. Last reply by Mike 39 minutes ago. 8 Replies

the hands of my puppet became sticky a couple of months later. how can I prevent this situation? why did it become sticky I'm in need of a solution about this?Continue

Grand Prize Winner! "Marshmallow Martyr"

Started by Rick Jacobs in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh 2 hours ago. 5 Replies

Fun! I won grand prize for this animation. On to a more challenging competition.…Continue

Looking for animator for 20 sec short

Started by Robert in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Robert 3 hours ago. 7 Replies

I'm actually designing a storyboard for a short 20 sec animation with 2 characters one in a bed sick with a flu with a thermometer hanging out his mouth the other a doctor, I've been thinking of doing this a while for my documentary I'm making but I…Continue

pros&cons to coistumes mad eof fabric materials vs. "casting" of rtv silicone and/or urethane rubbers

Started by John Polacchi in HAIR & COSTUME. Last reply by StopmoNick 14 hours ago. 9 Replies

I was wondering how many of you out(if any) either have or have thought that instead of going through the pains of making costumes of various fabrics have decided to just "cast" the major parts or costumes/clothing from rtv rubber(silicone,urethane…Continue

Issue using Nikon manual lens on a Canon camera in Dragonframe.

Started by Ben Tobin in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by Ben Tobin yesterday. 7 Replies

Hey anyone reading.I recently purchased a pre-AI Nikkor Macro as it was fairly cheap and the glass looked absolutely flawless despite it being the same age as me.I am currently using a Canon 6D as my primary shooting body and up until recently I…Continue

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