All Discussions Tagged 'armature' (29)

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How Do I Set Tension For a Ball And Socket Armature? Should I Grease The Joints?

  Anyone have any tips on setting the tension for the joints on my ball and socket joints? I know the legs and hip joints should be somewha…

Started by bigbossross

1 Apr 8
Reply by Marc Spess

I'm choosing between TWO online armature kits...

Hi there!!I'll be ordering two armatures this week but am not sure which to go for. option one is through: http://www.animationsupplies.net

Started by Hannah Garcia

5 Mar 24
Reply by Brandon Ayers

Help with mold making for Silicone puppet!

Hello all!   I am in the process of making a 12 inch tall 1:6 scale silicone puppet, and have reached a point where I have several question…

Started by bigbossross

19 Feb 1
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Whats the best silicone to use?

What is the best silicone I can use for a stop-motion puppet? Are there any brands that are better?Are there more affordable ones but will…

Started by T F

2 Nov 8, 2016
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Fluid movement with Homemade Armature

Hello everybody! Complete newby here, so be warned. I apologize if a similar discussion already exists but i couldn't find one. I've spent…

Started by MotionNovice

15 Sep 28, 2016
Reply by MotionNovice

Best armature wire for 3 - 5 in puppet

Hi all, I'm prepping to build felt puppets that will probably stand about 3 to 5 inches high (the reason for the range of heights is becau…

Started by rioforce

1 Aug 29, 2016
Reply by StopmoNick

Latex for build up puppet?

hey folks,    I've been teaching myself some stop motion with random objects and things for a bit and I'm starting to try and make some 'bu…

Started by Renaka

8 May 25, 2016
Reply by Fabian

Copper wire fingers?

Hi I recently bought a beautiful looking ball and socket H1 Pro armature from Malvern Armatures. I also bought a pair of hands with it, and…

Started by Angus Lamont

9 Oct 4, 2015
Reply by trikfx

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

16 Apr 20, 2014
Reply by Armature Guy

Dragon Update: sculpting help!

Here’s my update on my dragon puppet so far:  I’ve very drastically changed his character and appearance, which I’m much happier with. I’ve…

Started by Verity

9 Mar 4, 2014
Reply by Verity

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