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Hello All Must Read

Hi All. I am new here and new to stop motion animation. I have just bought my first basic armature kit. My hope is to learn as much as pos…

Started by Bryan Allgood

9 yesterday
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i just watched last animation on youtube by StopmoNick the SteamWalkerTest and it is awesome on any point of view!

Started by Alex Sdraub

2 on Wednesday
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Puppets with five fingers

I am planning a 1:6 scale foam latex puppet, and I have a wire armature made with five thin fingers.  Very few puppets I see have more than…

Started by bigbossross

2 Nov 24
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Foam latex puppet making - Oven types

I am hoping to buy a tabletop oven specifically for baking foam latex puppets. From what I understand, you must use a convection oven, and…

Started by bigbossross

3 Nov 23
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I can't find a more 'professional' camera / FX software

Hello Stop-Motion Community! This is my first post here and I'm pretty psyched I found you guys! So, as of right now, I've been animating…

Started by Echoblammo

11 Nov 18
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Anyone know how to mass-produce modeling clay?

Hi folks,  As some of you know, I started making clay last year for our niche group (animators). At first, it didn't sell very well, but no…

Started by Don Carlson

24 Nov 16
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Show reel Critique

Hi everyone, I've just finished a first rough version of my show reel and i know it still needs some work  i wonder if the good people on h…

Started by Lewis Crabtree

2 Nov 8
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iOS App great for collaborating/riffing on stop-motion ideas

Hey All! I'm the developer of an app called Wheel, for iOS.  It's a collaborative video app, that allows anyone to start a video story tha…

Started by codeslaw

2 Oct 28
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BEETLEJUICE Original Prop Movie-Used Stop-Motion Animation Sculptures

Hi! About 30 years ago I animated two replacement animation transformations for BEETLEJUICE. Of the 70+ sculpted busts that were made for t…

Started by TLL

0 Oct 24

About materials used in "Nightmare before Christmas"

Hi everyone I am quite new into model building and I would really love to know which materials that were used in the making of "Nightmare B…

Started by Jannich Grønnemose

12 Oct 21
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The Complete 50s series now available on DVD. Fully Remastered with the Original 50s Soundtrack.


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What is the best for my application? StopMotionPro7 or Dragonframe?

Started by Darren Nemeth in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by StopmoNick 9 hours ago. 13 Replies

I am going to start an animation project of sorts and am looking for input. I have a hobby collecting old nitrate motion picture film and will start to transfer them digitally early next year. Most will be heading to YouTube for free viewing before…Continue

How do you export your movies from Dragonframe?

Started by FilmBrs in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by StopmoNick 9 hours ago. 1 Reply

When I export my movies from Dragonframe, the videos show to much and, let's say, a close up becomes a wide shot when I export it and it shows the stuff from behind the set, the desk, and lights. I don't know how to fix it to go in more or if I am…Continue

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Vacant Planet - Picture Book made with Stop Mo puppets

Started by Chris Neuhahn in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Hendrikus De Vaan yesterday. 2 Replies

Hey everybody,I've been working a Stop Motion project called Vacant Planet. Its the story of robots left on earth after humans fled. Unfortunately I don't have the time to animate the…Continue

Mild steel vs tool steel vs brass (with stainless balls)

Started by Hendrikus De Vaan in ARMATURES. Last reply by Hendrikus De Vaan yesterday. 5 Replies

Hi guys, I was just wondering if you had any thoughts about making sandwich plates out of brass, instead of mild steel? I understand that whatever material you use for the plates should be softer than the ball itself.I imagine tool steel is used in…Continue

Software for making a workshop

Started by Marcs in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by Evan DeRushie yesterday. 11 Replies

Hallo friends,i will make a stopmotion-workshop at my University. I usually work with dragon frame and ask them if there are temporary licenses for the students. But there is just the option to buy licenses a litte cheaper. The students have to do a…Continue

Hello All Must Read

Started by Bryan Allgood in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by Bryan Allgood yesterday. 9 Replies

Hi All.I am new here and new to stop motion animation.I have just bought my first basic armature kit.My hope is to learn as much as possible.Mainly:How does one add clay and sculpt?It comes with eyes,how do you add them?bRYAZZ. Continue



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