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Aardman Cracking Animation Book Question

First of all this book has a lot of great info, two thumbs up to the authors. My question is I see something called maxi-plast rubber and P…

Started by Michael

12 Apr 3
Reply by James Kerr

Fingerprints in Newplast

 Hi all, I'm new on here and just getting into animation. Got my interest from my 9 year old who makes little Lego movies. I'm more interes…

Started by Dave Hughes

1 Mar 30
Reply by Don Carlson


Does anybody  know a very soft clay for molding like Klean clay? it is discontinued

Started by Alex Sdraub

8 Mar 25
Reply by Don Carlson

The Problem:

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 cr…

Started by Varg Ossian

12 Mar 24
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Dragon Frame Exposure sheet

Hello All, I recently faced this issue while using dragon frame. I was supposed to make a 80 frame small animation but on the the exposure…

Started by Bhakti Deepak

1 Mar 13
Reply by Bhakti Deepak

Adding Effects - Video Post Processing Help Required

Hi all We have made the animation below and I would like to post process it to: 1. Add a simple effect of making the eyes on the face move.…

Started by richstimson

0 Mar 10

puppet shoes

i need to make puppet shoes, in a video Nick hilligloss on his channel  makes shoes with  it regular liquid latex or foam latex?…

Started by Alex Sdraub

2 Mar 6
Reply by Alex Sdraub

Green screen

Hi all, I have been trying out Stop Motion Studio on the iPad/iPod which is a great app. I'd like to try green screen but I'm not quite sur…

Started by richstimson

4 Mar 5
Reply by richstimson

Getting Started Tutorial

Hi all This is our first animation: this is how we made it..https:/…

Started by richstimson

0 Mar 4

Total newbie looking for help! :)

Hi! I'm a teddy bear artist that has always had it in the back of my mind to make stop motion videos using my little guys. Last weekend I d…

Started by Jenni G.

11 Feb 26
Reply by Jenni G.


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.


Message Board

Anyone else excited about the mirrorless camera support coming to Dragonframe?

Started by Hendrikus De Vaan in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by Hendrikus De Vaan 1 hour ago. 21 Replies

So browsing the Dragonframe forums, it looks like the GH4 and A7s are among some of the new cameras that will be supported in Dragonframe 4. I have no idea what other cameras they are planning to add, but this seems like a really useful…Continue

Phil Tippett Puppet Making Technique?

Started by Santino Vitale in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING. Last reply by StopmoNick 10 hours ago. 1 Reply

I'm working on a new project, and am needing to make a really anatomically precise puppet. I've been watching this test of the T-Rex that Tippett did way back when, and I'm just floored by the way the skin slides over the pelvis, ribcage, and other…Continue

Tags: Armatures, Skin, Puppets, Tippett, Phil


Started by Marnik in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Antonio J. Cebrián 11 hours ago. 2 Replies

After about 19 months of work, here is my completed film Cold Meets: enjoy!Marnik…Continue

Tags: clay, detective, salami, plasticine, noir

Chase Me

Started by deschaud gilles in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by deschaud gilles 15 hours ago. 10 Replies

Hello Everyone,I'm really happy to tell you that my short movie is finished.It was possible thanks to some of your advices on this forum ! I'm really grateful for that ! I hope you will like it.A trailer and little making-of is available here : …Continue

Paranorman Eyes

Started by Paul in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING. Last reply by Mike yesterday. 21 Replies

Hi All,Anybody got any info about how Paranormans Eyes work and what theyre made of?Ive watched all the featurettes I can watch and while it shows the eyes in plenty of them Im still not sure of the full workings of them. It looks like the eyelids…Continue

Tumble Leaf

Started by Roger Beck in STOP MOTION FILM DISCUSSION on Saturday. 0 Replies

This is a really well made stop motion show that was done as an Amazon Original…Such incredible craftsmanship. I'm kind of surprised that they're still making top quality stop motion kids' shows like this anymore since everything seems to be going…Continue

Tags: Television, Bix Pix Entertainment, Kids' Show, Children's Show, Tumble Leaf




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