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Glass cups, bottles, etc.

Hey All, I've been working on a set for a kitchen and would like to include some glass and/or plastic items - glasses, soap bottles, etc. I…

Started by Savannah Winchester

8 May 12
Reply by Strider

3D Printed Props

Thought I'd share some of my first efforts at 3d printing props and set pieces for my current project. I've been procrastinating for too lo…

Started by Jack Liddon

0 Apr 22

Miniature Neon sign?

Does anyone have any methods of making miniature neon signs? It's for a project I am doing in college, but I can't seem to find any suitabl…

Started by Angus Lamont

4 Mar 6
Reply by Tim Tracey

Ask a Model Maker...

Howdy y'all! My name is McKinlay. I work in the model shop at Laika Studios. I've been a professional model maker for 10 years or so and ha…

Started by McKinlay

0 Feb 15

My portfolio

Hello, I am a freelance model maker. I’ve been working for 7 years in stop motion animation for companies like Aardman in Bristol and vario…

Started by Alix LAINE

9 Feb 13
Reply by McKinlay

Shopping trolley

Hello all! I need to make 2 supermarket shopping trolleys like the one pictured below for a huge part of the short film I'm making. They ne…

Started by Marnik

17 Feb 13
Reply by McKinlay

1940s car miniature

I am making a miniature car for my film-noir-ish film, thought I would post my progress on here. Roughly based on a 1940 Lincoln Continenta…

Started by Marnik

5 Mar 25, 2014
Reply by Lewis Crabtree

Any advice on how to blow up a helecopter

I know this is more of a live filming question but Im sure some of you will have done this. I have a helicopter, like an airfix model and n…

Started by Jahooli

6 Feb 24, 2014
Reply by StopmoNick

How to make a Victorian Armchair and Range?

Hello to you all! :) We are building a victorian cottage set at a scale of 1:7. We are unsure as to what to make an armchair and a range (…

Started by Sarah & Sarah

7 Jan 16, 2014
Reply by Dennis

Pouring Liquid from a Bottle

Hi all, I'm getting ready to start shooting some bar scenes and have several shots which will require pouring liquor from a bottle into a s…

Started by Aaron Martinez

10 Dec 28, 2013
Reply by Timmus

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Puppet Putty

Puppet Putty is formulated by clay animator Don Carlson. Properties include colors that do not bleed on your hands, a matte finish, cleans up with water, is very light weight, firm, non-greasy and has a silky texture.

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Little prince new version (with CG and STOPMO)

Started by Yagan in STOP MOTION FILM DISCUSSION 1 hour ago. 0 Replies

Just to show you a video about the new "Little prince" From st Exupery Moviehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ZVwa4yBuSDITrailer and clip…Continue

New starewitch box set with 5 DVD

Started by Yagan in STOP MOTION FILM DISCUSSION 2 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hi there !New starewitch box set with 5 DVD :…Continue

Home set up for silver soldering

Started by Roos Mattaar in MACHINE SHOP. Last reply by Roos Mattaar 5 hours ago. 32 Replies

Hi there,Not a very much used part of the message board it seems here, but seems most appropriate for my question...I finally have a great space to use as my own stop motion workshop/studio, hooray!I have done some ball and socket armature making…Continue

Mystery Clay (Pro-Clay vs. Monster Clay)

Started by Jason Whetzell in SCULPTING. Last reply by Don Carlson yesterday. 9 Replies

I really love waxed based clays like monster clay but I've always wanted it to be harder.I got a gift bag recently from my local FX shop (Frendsbeauty) and it had the perfect square of clay in it called..."Pro-Clay"They told me they discontinued it…Continue

Stove-burner flame, pot full of water, and lighting / shock bolt special effects

Started by Savannah Winchester in GENERAL SPECIAL EFFECTS. Last reply by Antonio J. Cebrián on Thursday. 8 Replies

I have a couple of effects I'd like to achieve so I'll just sneak them all in this post. 1.  Small flame for a gas stove burner.The eyes/burners are fairly small with pots and pans on top. I'm looking to make small flames. The burner itself is a…Continue

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