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Frame rate and shooting on 2s what to do/ help.

Hi, I'm really new to stop motion and have been trying out various frame rates but am mostly sticking to 24p for no particular reason.  aft…

Started by Ben Tobin in NEWBIE CORNER

11 21 hours ago
Reply by Ben Tobin

The Problem:

What to Practice? What to Focus on? Stop motion, is unique in that it requires a considerable amount of materials and skills in order to cr…

Started by Varg Ossian in NEWBIE CORNER

6 22 hours ago
Reply by Kit

Making Heads and bodies

I now have an armature ready to be sculpted with. I just need to get ideas on how must I start with. I could still recall that I used to co…

Started by Mastermind Films in SCULPTING

5 6 hours ago
Reply by Mastermind Films

Set floor material

I have been doing a lot of research on different tie down methods but I am still confused about what kind of material is best for the floor…

Started by Jasmine Best in NEWBIE CORNER

3 on Friday
Reply by Pram

Stop mo in VW roadtrip documenatry

Hi, I haven't been on here for ages and can't find my old thread, so I've started a new one.  Here is my finished stop motion segment as p…

Started by Tim in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT

3 on Wednesday
Reply by StopmoNick

Blacklisted: How do you know?

I was wondering, if you are blacklisted, is there any way of finding out? Also, if you correct the behavior that you were blacklisted for,…

Started by Pram in NEWBIE CORNER

8 on Friday
Reply by Pram

THE SPACEMAN - A Stop-Motion Space Adventure

I just launched a kickstarted today for my latest project about a man who creates a cardboard spaceship, goes to another planet to dispose…

Started by Josh Funk in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT

2 yesterday
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Need help with Macro and Wide Angle Lens

I made a discussion about camera equipment previously, and I still remember all the lessons I learned about cameras, lenses etc. I am just…

Started by Mastermind Films in CAMERA & STAGE

2 5 hours ago
Reply by StopmoNick

Do you know the metal of this LAIKA's armature?

I'm a Japanese armature maker and I could take this pic at LAIKA's event in Hiroshima international animation festival. So do you know the…

Started by Toshikazu ISHII in ARMATURES

16 6 hours ago
Reply by Armature Guy

Creature of Mischief

Hey guys here is a picture of the puppet I just finished for my friends short.  It's called a Creature of Mischief.  It was a fairly simple…

Started by Danny Samuels in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING

1 11 hours ago
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Winder rig

Started by Marnik in ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT. Last reply by Marnik 1 hour ago. 7 Replies

I was wondering if anyone has built or knows how to build a winder rig or knows of a cheap alternative. I'm talking about the kind seen at 5:14 in this video: …Continue

Tags: walking, walk, rigging, puppet, rig

Walking - measurement?

Started by Beans in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by Beans 4 hours ago. 12 Replies

Hi guys,I'm attempting walking of a dog (why did I choose a dog for my first walk sequence I'll never know!). I was wondering if you mark on your set (or computer screen) how far you character should move for each walk cycle? Or do you have any…Continue

Need help with Macro and Wide Angle Lens

Started by Mastermind Films in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by StopmoNick 5 hours ago. 2 Replies

I made a discussion about camera equipment previously, and I still remember all the lessons I learned about cameras, lenses etc.I am just a bit confused with my lenses.  My grandpa gave me two lenses. (it's in the pictures) It came from a Nikon SLR.…Continue

Do you know the metal of this LAIKA's armature?

Started by Toshikazu ISHII in ARMATURES. Last reply by Armature Guy 6 hours ago. 16 Replies

I'm a Japanese armature maker and I could take this pic at LAIKA's event in…Continue

Tags: LAIKA, armature

Making Heads and bodies

Started by Mastermind Films in SCULPTING. Last reply by Mastermind Films 6 hours ago. 5 Replies

I now have an armature ready to be sculpted with. I just need to get ideas on how must I start with. I could still recall that I used to cover armatures with clay at once. But the problem is that, it makes the model heavy and harder to work with.I…Continue

Creature of Mischief

Started by Danny Samuels in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING. Last reply by StopmoNick 11 hours ago. 1 Reply

Hey guys here is a picture of the puppet I just finished for my friends short.  It's called a Creature of Mischief.  It was a fairly simple build.  I'd love to hear what you guys think.…Continue

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