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Beaver sculpture need suggestions.

Hi, I am making a beaver puppet for my online kids show demo. The character will combine real beaver with cartoon style. It is my first tim…

Started by Jet Zhang

7 Jun 4
Reply by Jet Zhang

Bringing Doodles To Life

In the past couple of years, my focus has been on painting, but I've been doodling a lot in my sketchbook recently. From those doodles, a s…

Started by Troy Stith

3 Apr 3
Reply by James Krysa

Suggestions for developing skill

I am looking to develop my sculpting skill, as I am quite inexperienced. Are there exercises or things of that nature I could practice to i…

Started by Count Croc

7 Feb 18
Reply by Greyguy

Recreating TALOS!

Here's where I'm at with the sculpture for my studio scale replica puppet of Talos..... still tweaking proportions and have just started a…

Started by fantamation

28 Aug 25, 2018
Reply by Lee (Kongy boy) Ashworth

Please help me with head materials

Hi ,i spent 35,5 $ in wood carving tools , was trying to sculpt heads in wood, but here in south america cant find soft wood like brasswood…

Started by DimensionalAnimator

1 Mar 16, 2018
Reply by StopmoNick

100 Days of Plasticine

Hello!I'm pretty new here but thought I'd say hello. I'm a stop motion animator/model maker trying to work my way in to industry or get mys…

Started by Designasaur

18 Aug 21, 2017
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

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

22 May 18, 2017
Reply by Bharoto Yekti

Liquid Latex for Build-Up Puppet Heads

Hey folks! I am looking for the right kind of liquid latex to use to build-up puppet heads with. I was searching Amazon, but there are a…

Started by L Carter

7 Apr 11, 2017
Reply by L Carter

Modeling Faces for 3D Printing

Hey Guys! So I have a quick question and need some direction... I am in the process of teaching myself Maya and wanted to know if there ar…

Started by Kevin Stratton

1 Nov 19, 2016
Reply by Dennis Heinzeroth

materials for eyes

New guy here. I looked through many of the discussions and posts on this site. I'm currently in the sculpting phase of a puppet using chava…

Started by Adam

11 Jan 18, 2016
Reply by Stu Pynn

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