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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

2 Apr 28
Reply by robbiethepainter

Problem with latex

Hi all, could you please guide me with it? I have tested with liquid latex but it does not dry inside the mold....it stays humid is it nece…

Started by DimensionalAnimator

3 Mar 25
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Portfolio

Hi, I updated my tumblr page with some of my recent work I did last year. Feel free to have a look: http://alix-modelmaking.tumblr.com Se…

Started by Alix LAINE

7 Jul 3, 2018
Reply by Alix LAINE

Animate tree growing

Hi I'm planning a shot in which a tree will grow very quickly. From nothing, the tree will grow up to full size (about 12 inch at the scal…

Started by Joe

3 Mar 23, 2018
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Mummy Bear's Bed

Just made this for a course interview :) pretty pleased with how it turned out considering what a rush job it was!

Started by Michelle J. Andrew

2 Mar 1, 2018
Reply by Scott Michael Kimball

Glue for styrofoam

I am trying to glue together multiple sheets of styrofoam insulation board. Does anyone have a recommendation for what glue to use? I also…

Started by Adam Taylor

12 Jun 5, 2017
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Making an animatable rope

Hi I'm trying to make a rope that a puppet will hold and swing around like a lasoo, so I need to make something that is rigid and bendable…

Started by Joe

6 May 7, 2017
Reply by Adam Taylor

Animated compass?

Hey guys, im making a compass for a prop in my film and I want to be able to animate it a little. Just have the ability to move the dials.…

Started by Natalie Grammer

5 Feb 4, 2017
Reply by John Lewis

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

12 Aug 14, 2016
Reply by Jasper Kuipers

MODEL MAKER NEEDED

Hi guys! I am looking for an experienced model maker to produce a high-spec clay maquette of an animation character. If you are interested…

Started by Joel Simon

1 Apr 28, 2016
Reply by jowanneke

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