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Started by Anthony Scott in CHAT BOARD

511 Jun 3
Reply by Kat Bausch

Workflow/Time

I hear as a rule of thumb proficient animators should produce 3 sec. of animation for every 8 hours of work. Anybody agree or disagree? I c…

Started by Ed Riccardi in ANIMATOR TALK

6 Jun 3
Reply by Ed Riccardi

FujiFilm X-T2 vs Canon

Hello all! I use a Canon T4i for my stop motion but am getting ready to upgrade to a better camera. Like the 5D Mark ii or maybe even the…

Started by Collin Mapp in CAMERA & STAGE

0 Jun 3

Stopmotion Pricing

Just wanted to see if anybody could help me figure out with pricing for a long term stopmotion project I might be getting on board for. The…

Started by vanilla gorilla in ANIMATOR TALK

12 Jun 2
Reply by Don Carlson

Variable ND filter as a replacement for light dimmer

My lighting setup doesn't have any dimmable light to speak of so I was hoping that this would work as a viable option should the time come.…

Started by KK Akuoku in ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT

6 Jun 2
Reply by Nathan Moody

regarding planning steps and fps

Hey guys,i learnt stop motion by myself,self taught,collected few informations from the net and i practised and practised,i had no idea of…

Started by pritam das in STOPMO NEWBIES

11 May 31
Reply by pritam das

What kind of clay would you recommend for making clay anime?

I've seen people on Youtube make anime dolls from polymer clay but have yet to find a tutorial on anime puppet making for stop motion which…

Started by HanaChoi in CLAY

4 May 31
Reply by Don Carlson

Dragonframe + 7D: Exposure Inconsistency

Dragonframe 4, Canon 7D Mk I, Pentax SuperTak 50mm lens (100% manual). Shooting in manual mode with highest quality large JPEGs. I am getti…

Started by Nathan Moody in CAMERA & STAGE

3 May 30
Reply by Nathan Moody

Tie down/rig strategy for a unicycle?

I've got a character design that is like a unicycle; the lower body has a single wide wheel rather than a pair of legs. Rather like a unicy…

Started by Nathan Moody in ARMATURES

0 May 30

Video tutorials for needle felting puppets?

I'm learning to do needle felting with wool, and the process itself is relatively straightforward - however, I could really do with some st…

Started by Dylan Lee in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING

1 May 30
Reply by Jennifer Kidd

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