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Stop motion Slider - Motion Control system recommendation

hello, i´m currently looking for an affordable Motion control system, do you have any suggestions?(preferable a system that works together…

Started by Jantsch Niko in ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT

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The Woods Where We Played

Hey guys, I've been a REALLY long time lurker, since the old boards, but I rarely made the time to really dig in and post a lot. Instead I…

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DARK EARTH

This is a must-fund project for a must-see movie.[url]https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/dark-earth-period-set-science-fantasy-adventure[/u…

Started by mattosaurus in STOP MOTION FILM DISCUSSION

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I want to pour polyurethane foam inside a latex rubber skin puppet to fill the negative space

I want to pour polyurethane foam inside my latex rubber skin puppet to fill the negative space between the skin and the armature. The brand…

Started by Eric Halloy in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING

0 11 hours ago

Shanks FX Practical/Stop-Motion Effects

I thought that some folks here might be interested in this… http://www.moviemagicnow.com/ There are some really cool practical effects that…

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Rig removal with a camera move

Hey guys, what are everyone's thoughts/tips on rig removal in a moving camera shot? Example would be a pan or a tilt shot where the camera…

Started by Christopher Olsen in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS

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Stop Motion Camera Slider Rig

Hey guys, thought I would share the stop motion camera rig I built for a film I'm working on right now. The rig is fairly simple in design,…

Started by Christopher Olsen in ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT

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Camera Count

Hi to everybody, this is my first post here. I am looking to purchase a used Canon 40D to be used with Dragonframe.  I keep seeing people o…

Started by Michael in CAMERA & STAGE

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Copy stand lights

Hi All  I'm setting up a small lab for an animation elective at the University of Newcastle with some copy stands for cut-out and drawn ani…

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how do you animate doll eyes with no hole?

Hi guys, I have a question that no doubt many have run into before. I want to use doll eyes in my stop-mo puppets. The doll eyes come with…

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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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Stop motion Slider - Motion Control system recommendation

Started by Jantsch Niko in ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT. Last reply by Jack Liddon 1 hour ago. 1 Reply

hello,i´m currently looking for an affordable Motion control system, do you have any suggestions?(preferable a system that works together with dragon stop motion)there is the axis360-pro from cineticsor the slider plus pro from edelkroneWhich system…Continue

The Woods Where We Played

Started by Christopher Olsen in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Christopher Olsen 3 hours ago. 9 Replies

Hey guys, I've been a REALLY long time lurker, since the old boards, but I rarely made the time to really dig in and post a lot. Instead I would just find the info I needed, use it shamelessly and rarely even take the time to say "Hey thanks, that…Continue

DARK EARTH

Started by mattosaurus in STOP MOTION FILM DISCUSSION 4 hours ago. 0 Replies

This is a must-fund project for a must-see movie.[url]https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/dark-earth-period-set-science-fantasy-adventure[/url]Continue

I want to pour polyurethane foam inside a latex rubber skin puppet to fill the negative space

Started by Eric Halloy in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING 11 hours ago. 0 Replies

I want to pour polyurethane foam inside my latex rubber skin puppet to fill the negative space between the skin and the armature. The brand is FlexFoam-it III (the three pound density). I am at the stage in the construction of my puppet where I can…Continue

Shanks FX Practical/Stop-Motion Effects

Started by Roger Beck in GENERAL SPECIAL EFFECTS. Last reply by Zaid 12 hours ago. 1 Reply

I thought that some folks here might be interested in this…http://www.moviemagicnow.com/There are some really cool practical effects that are covered.Here is an example video…Here is his…Continue

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Rig removal with a camera move

Started by Christopher Olsen in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by Christopher Olsen 17 hours ago. 10 Replies

Hey guys, what are everyone's thoughts/tips on rig removal in a moving camera shot? Example would be a pan or a tilt shot where the camera is continuously moving at the same time as the character is moving.Obviously the normal "take a static master…Continue

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