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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

A Little Slice Of Hell

Hey Guys, I have been working on this stop motion project for a while now, trying to get as much done and buy as many materials as i can w…

Started by will mundell in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT

14 Jul 17, 2012
Reply by Paul O'Brien

New Webcam Suggestions?

Hello guys, my Logitech Quickcam Pro9000, which I use to animate, has broken and I'm looking for another webcam of similar quality. Prefera…

Started by Joe Bagshaw in CAMERA & STAGE

6 Jun 20, 2012
Reply by Joe Bagshaw

Question on Face Replacement

I have a small question about the face replacement technique similiar to what was used in Coraline. The face was split below the eyes and t…

Started by Steve Copeland in STOPMO NEWBIES

7 Feb 20, 2013
Reply by Steve Copeland

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