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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
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
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
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

Realistic Dough/Bread

Hey guys,  It's been a very long time since I posted here or even perused the forum. But when I was first starting out in animation a good…

Started by Lewis Firth Bolton

9 Oct 15, 2013
Reply by Strider

3D Printer Review from Ars Technica

3D Printers are frequently in the stopmo news these days.  Here's an independent review of two consumer level models: Printrbot and Makerbo…

Started by Dave Hettmer

0 Aug 28, 2013

Realistic Cappuccino?

This isn't directly related to stop motion, however I knew you all would have the best answers! I need to make a realistic cappuccino (not…

Started by Grace Diggens

1 Jul 27, 2013
Reply by StopmoNick

How to make believable rubbish (!) ?

Hi everyone, Does anyone have any suggestions for how I might go about making pieces of rubbish (or 'trash' if you are American!) which loo…

Started by Ellie Mumford

7 Jul 25, 2013
Reply by StopmoNick

Something that sticks to Silicone other than Silicone itself

After annoying the hell out of the art department a while ago with hundreds of questions, I came across a little gem that one of the lead m…

Started by will mundell

3 Dec 11, 2012
Reply by will mundell

How to make a miniature newspaper?

I need a custom miniature newspaper for my character to read. Does anyone know the best approach to making one. Possibly printing on tissue…

Started by Kendall Lui

6 Dec 11, 2012
Reply by Strider

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Nobby - The Dinosaur

Started by James Wilkinson in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by StampMotionStudio 17 hours ago. 11 Replies

Hi Guys, Just wanted to share with you our latest stop mo project! Its far from perfect and has been sitting around on my computer for ages so we thought we'd just finish off the post production and release what we've done. Would love any…Continue

Tags: felt, foam, frame, tentacle, nobby

Need help with Macro and Wide Angle Lens

Started by Mastermind Films in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by Mastermind Films yesterday. 13 Replies

I made a discussion about camera equipment previously, and I still remember all the lessons I learned about cameras, lenses etc.I am just a bit confused with my lenses.  My grandpa gave me two lenses. (it's in the pictures) It came from a Nikon SLR.…Continue

Sculpture time lapse

Started by Wes Simpkins in NEWBIE CORNER yesterday. 0 Replies

http://youtu.be/2XfqNVt3QZEThis is a time lapse of the 2nd sculpture for the latest project. There's still detailing left which will be done by the end of the week!Continue

Frame rate and shooting on 2s what to do/ help.

Started by Ben Tobin in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by Don Carlson yesterday. 15 Replies

Hi, I'm really new to stop motion and have been trying out various frame rates but am mostly sticking to 24p for no particular reason.  after my first couple of attempts I switched to shooting in/on twos (1photo for 2 frames) as I have read that a…Continue

The Problem:

Started by Varg Ossian in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by Varg Ossian yesterday. 7 Replies

What to Practice? What to Focus on?Stop motion, is unique in that it requires a considerable amount of materials and skills in order to create... something... anything. So what specific aspects should I practice on in order to become good, or even…Continue

Winder rig

Started by Marnik in ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT. Last reply by Marnik on Monday. 7 Replies

I was wondering if anyone has built or knows how to build a winder rig or knows of a cheap alternative. I'm talking about the kind seen at 5:14 in this video: …Continue

Tags: walking, walk, rigging, puppet, rig

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