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Rolling set

I am looking to build a rolling set like the one below.  Does anyone have insight or advice or experience with this type of set? 

Started by Adam Taylor

12 Nov 14
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Gig for short film in Los Angeles

Hi everyone!  I'm currently producing a low budget stop motion short and we are in need of an experienced miniature set builder to come in…

Started by Damon Stea

0 Sep 30

Uneven streets

Hi there, I have this very specific problem with my medieval set, and was wondering if you guys had any ideas; I'm building quite a massiv…

Started by Anne Koreman

27 Sep 2
Reply by John Downey

Good resource for mintaure things

Started by Greyguy

2 Apr 24
Reply by Hendrikus De Vaan

Smashing glass

Can anyone think of a way to animate smashing glass? I've got a shot where something smashes through a window and it's quite important! How…

Started by Marnik

9 Mar 8
Reply by StopmoNick

Diamond Wire Mesh

Hey guys I need a wire fence for my set, like this:   scale of 1:6 –about 1/2 inch sized holes. I can't find it anywhere. I found…

Started by Hani

7 Feb 19
Reply by McKinlay

finished set Finity Calling and construction

Hey there! I promised earlier to post some pictures of the set of my new short Finity Calling. Sorry it took a while, but I have loads to s…

Started by Jasper Kuipers

12 Jan 10
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Kapa-line Foam Board

I thought about using Kapa-line board for the masonry on my set rebuild but it is rather expensive and using embossed wallpaper served just…

Started by Dennis

4 Nov 15, 2014
Reply by Dennis

Classroom Set

Hello Guys! I'm trying to create a miniature classroom for one of my next films. Any ideas on how to make a Classroom set?

Started by Joe (Dinoman217)

5 Aug 23, 2014
Reply by Lewis Crabtree

Forest: Looking for tips / advice

Hey there everyone,So I've been working on a 7ft x 4ft x 4ft forest set for about 5 months now. My scale is [1 inch = 1.4 feet] Close to 1:…

Started by Mike

14 Jun 6, 2014
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Started by Ron Cole in ANIMATOR TALK. Last reply by Ron Cole 3 hours ago. 270 Replies

Don't forget, on WEDNESDAYS (Thursdays on the first week of each month)  there's a…Continue

Software for making a workshop

Started by Marcs in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by StopmoNick 5 hours ago. 8 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


Started by Alex Sdraub in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by Alex Sdraub 13 hours ago. 2 Replies

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

Puppets with five fingers

Started by bigbossross in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by StopmoNick yesterday. 2 Replies

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 4 fingers, which imagine is due to a technical limitation.  I am wondering how hard it would be to align the…Continue

Designing a dedicated studio. Any advice greatly appreciated!

Started by Hendrikus De Vaan in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by StopmoNick yesterday. 11 Replies

Hi guys, I've been given some land to build on, and over the next two years I want to build a dedicated stopmotion animation studio, in Taranaki, New Zealand.The land I've been given restricts me to a build of 14m x 8.4 m. And my budget restricts me…Continue

Foam latex puppet making - Oven types

Started by bigbossross in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by bigbossross on Tuesday. 3 Replies

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 I have found a large toaster/convection oven but am unsure if this type of oven will work for baking the…Continue



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