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Fabrication- College decision

Fellow crafters, I currently attend the Art institute of Portland, and recently decided to transfer out to pursue puppet/set fab (with what…

Started by Lauren Hoffmann in ANIMATION SCHOOLS

8 May 10
Reply by John Oakley

Attaching Replacement Mouths to Puppet Heads

Hi I'm making some puppet heads which are made of polystyrene with a layer of latex over the top. I'm going to make a set of replacement mo…

Started by Joe in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING

2 May 10
Reply by Joe

Did Maid of The Dead have armatures?

I'm also curious of how he did the mouths. I would ask directly but I think he only speaks Japanese. (And sorry for asking so many question…

Started by HanaChoi in STOPMO NEWBIES

1 May 9
Reply by StopmoNick

Was David and Goliath animated entirely with clay?

Looked under Claymation forgot all about this show. So are the puppets made entirely out out of clay or do the characters have like a wire…

Started by HanaChoi in STOPMO NEWBIES

0 May 9

Does anyone know any good DIY softbox plans for a 10.5" clamp light?

Just asking out of curiosity

Started by KK Akuoku in CAMERA & STAGE

0 May 8

Nikon Live View Issues

I recently acquired Dragonframe 3.6. After watching a few tutorials, I did my first animation on it in late March, which can be viewed here…

Started by Roo Nelo in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS

8 May 7
Reply by Roo Nelo

Jim Danforth Vol 2 out now!

Woo Hoo!  I just put in my order for Vol 2 of Jim Danforth's autobiography, published by Archive Editions.  It is published on a CD rather…

Started by StopmoNick in STOP MOTION BOOKS

4 May 7
Reply by James Krysa

Making an animatable rope

Hi I'm trying to make a rope that a puppet will hold and swing around like a lasoo, so I need to make something that is rigid and bendable…

Started by Joe in MODEL DEPARTMENT

6 May 7
Reply by Adam Taylor

"Mirabilia" - the stop motion platformer

Hello to everyone! In 2012 I did my fine art bachelor, and since than i fell in love with stop motion animation, despite i had never done…

Started by Nikolay Todorov in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT

4 May 7
Reply by Nikolay Todorov

fuchsia and violet pixels when capturing using USB cable and dragon frame

Hi everyone, I´m having a problema with my canon 7D. When I capture with dragonframe, using the USB cable, I get in my images fuchsia and v…

Started by Patrulinka in CAMERA & STAGE

2 May 6
Reply by zanna

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