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Adobe Premiere/Effects animating a matte for rig removal

Hi!  I was wondering if anyone could tell me or point me in the direction of a tutorial for animating a matte for rig removal in Adobe Prem…

Started by Annie Wong in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS

6 20 hours ago
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Dragonframe Live View looks like thermal camera!

Anybody have any idea why my live view screen looks like this? It is like the camera only wants to show a single color channel in live view…

Started by Christopher Olsen in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS

9 yesterday
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LIGHTING!

Hello fellow stop motion-ers! I have managed to teach myself enough to make a few stop motions, but I still don't quite understand what typ…

Started by Becky Weston in NEWBIE CORNER

18 yesterday
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Live Chat On AnimateClay.com Reminder

Don't forget, on WEDNESDAYS (Thursdays on the first week of each month)  there's a new episode of LIVE CHAT hosted by Marc Spess on at 8pm…

Started by Ron Cole in ANIMATOR TALK

240 yesterday
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Fitting components inside a slush cast head

I have three heads which I are going to have moulds made of them, and then are going to be slush cast. I want to put little wooden blocks i…

Started by Anthony Leigh in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING

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Now Taking Commissions...

Hi All! After a few long months of clearing some freelance work I am now finally in the position to fit in some commissioned stop-motion wo…

Started by Paul O'Brien in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING

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Puppet casting in flexible polyurethane

Hey guys,  Im new here and this is my first post so be gentle =3. Im looking to do a simple, 1-3 min (roughly) stop motion "exercise" just…

Started by Jack Spiggle in NEWBIE CORNER

3 on Tuesday
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Making silicone puppet

Hi everyone I'm working on a puppet of a girl, and I want to use silicone for the skin. I tried to make it of Dragon Skin 10 but the result…

Started by Hani in CASTING

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Nikon D3200 and D3300 in Dragonframe 3.6

I just wanted to let you all know that some of the entry-level Nikons are now supported in Dragonframe. They are very popular cameras, and…

Started by Dyami Caliri in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS

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Lighting question for all you's guys

Hiya, folks. I'm curious what kind of lighting you use- halogen,  tungsten, LED, or compact fluorescent (spiral) bulbs. The main purpose of…

Started by Don Carlson in CAMERA & STAGE

2 Nov 21
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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.

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Adobe Premiere/Effects animating a matte for rig removal

Started by Annie Wong in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by Annie Wong 20 hours ago. 6 Replies

Hi! I was wondering if anyone could tell me or point me in the direction of a tutorial for animating a matte for rig removal in Adobe Premiere or After Effects? Here's a quickie little test I did of my puppet just to dip my feet into how his rig…Continue

Tags: adobe, removal, rig

Dragonframe Live View looks like thermal camera!

Started by Christopher Olsen in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by Buckner yesterday. 9 Replies

Anybody have any idea why my live view screen looks like this? It is like the camera only wants to show a single color channel in live view. The actual capture looks fine...but if I have to animate using this crappy looking single-channel pass that…Continue

LIGHTING!

Started by Becky Weston in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by StopmoNick yesterday. 18 Replies

Hello fellow stop motion-ers!I have managed to teach myself enough to make a few stop motions, but I still don't quite understand what type of lighting/bulbs to use to prevent the subtle flickering throughout an animation? I want to be able to…Continue

Tags: flicker, no, cheap, lighting

Live Chat On AnimateClay.com Reminder

Started by Ron Cole in ANIMATOR TALK. Last reply by Ron Cole yesterday. 240 Replies

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

Fitting components inside a slush cast head

Started by Anthony Leigh in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING. Last reply by Anthony Leigh on Wednesday. 6 Replies

I have three heads which I are going to have moulds made of them, and then are going to be slush cast. I want to put little wooden blocks inside the head with holes for the eyes to sit in, wire and epoxy for the nose and epoxy putty teeth with a…Continue

Tags: slush, head, cast, mould, latex

Now Taking Commissions...

Started by Paul O'Brien in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING on Tuesday. 0 Replies

Hi All!After a few long months of clearing some freelance work I am now finally in the position to fit in some commissioned stop-motion work. I have space available to produce puppets of all kinds. A full service can be offered from character design…Continue

Tags: services, armatures, animation, puppets

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