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Hi I am self-newbiesized

Question: what about all the wonderful articles that were all nicely archived for ages in SMA?Now I see it all looks empty as if someone pu…

Started by Metalmadcat in STOPMO NEWBIES

11 Jul 7, 2013
Reply by Strider

Making B&S joints with a drill-press, self-centering chuck, and some common hand tools

This article on the process.arts website has step-by-step instructions for making accurate B&S joints using only a drill-press, some co…

Started by MartindeMadrid in ARMATURES

11 Oct 5, 2012
Reply by Strider

My Favorite Stop-Motion Clips on Youtube

Here are some of my favorite stop-motion videos on YouTube. I'll probably post more when I get a chance. I thought others…

Started by Roger Beck in STOP MOTION FILM DISCUSSION

27 Jul 31, 2014
Reply by Tim Smyth

The 50 greatest Matte Paintings of all time.

I don't agree with every pick but this is a pretty good list. http://www.shadowlocked.com/201205272603/lists/the-fifty-greatest-matte-paint

Started by Lenny Daigle jr (Trog338) in MATTE PAINTINGS

6 Sep 29, 2012
Reply by Lenny Daigle jr (Trog338)

Lights!

looking at getting some lights for the Wildlife on Mars set, well at least so I can work it into the budget for the Indiegogo public fundin…

Started by Michael Tharme in ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT

12 Jun 30, 2012
Reply by Roger Beck

Any alternatives to Latex Skin?

Lately, I have been using fabric (rough textured fleece and animal prints in particular) to "skin" my stop-motion puppets. So far, I have m…

Started by Wallace Jones in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING

4 Jun 25, 2012
Reply by Wallace Jones

Melbourne International Animation Festival

I'm having a wonderful time this week at the Melbourne International Animation Festival. Tonight's highlight was the Barry Purves masterpie…

Started by Wiz in FILM FESTIVALS AND EVENTS

3 Jun 22, 2012
Reply by Wiz

Acetate plastic for sculpting?

I just heard of a sculpting material called acetate plastic.  Supposedly a lot of old school sculptors used this but I am having trouble fi…

Started by Charles Jensen in STOPMO NEWBIES

15 Jul 10, 2012
Reply by Charles Jensen

Think Brilliance

Think Brilliance  This is my animation final project from Vancouver Film School. Breakdown list: Shot #1, Head Title Sequence, Stop Motio…

Started by Diego De la Rocha in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT

0 Jun 20, 2012

Tripod, (floor spreaders, locking them down etc)

Hey everyone! So I recently got an amazing geared head and it is VERY heavy and the crank takes some torque so.... I need to lock down my t…

Started by Jason Whetzell in ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT

30 Sep 15, 2013
Reply by Lauren Schmidt

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Gumby Imagined, The Story of Art Clokey and His Creations

The ultimate Gumby retrospective packed with incredible photos and never-before-shared stories. Written by Art Clokey's children, Joan and Joe Clokey, this is the most comprehensive book ever published on Gumby, Davey and Goliath and their creator Art Clokey, a pioneer in stop-motion animation.

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