Adam Taylor
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Adam Taylor's Discussions

Creating a character ... dealing with the end

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adam Taylor Mar 4, 2019. 5 Replies

Hi everyone!  I had an interesting experience today and wanted to see if this is something other creators have felt as well.  I have created a group of characters and their world and have lived…Continue

Glue for styrofoam

Started this discussion. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh Jun 5, 2017. 12 Replies

I am trying to glue together multiple sheets of styrofoam insulation board. Does anyone have a recommendation for what glue to use?I also need to paint it. Anything you use to seel the styrofoam so…Continue

3D Printer from xyz printing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Iulian Demetrescu Feb 28, 2017. 1 Reply

I found this promo online yesterday, and wanted to know if anyone had any more information on the da Vinci 1.0 Blue.  The price is right, but not if the quality isn't there.  …Continue

"Experimenting"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ed Riccardi Dec 24, 2016. 10 Replies

This is a quick shot from a 30 second short that I am working on. I'm trying to get a more natural feel to the animation in this one. Your feedback is welcome. Thanks.There's some strobing which I'm…Continue

 

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Adam Taylor replied to Geoff Clark's discussion Tragic Magic, my stop-motion film
"Great use of those projectors!  I love a good practical effect!"
yesterday
Adam Taylor replied to John O'Lone's discussion Legend of the Golden Fishcake- download free
"Really well done!  I enjoyed it from start to finish and obviously loved the beautiful animation and puppets.  Great job all who were involved."
yesterday
Adam Taylor commented on Adam Taylor's video
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Vampire

"Thanks, Ed!"
yesterday
Adam Taylor replied to Geoff Clark's discussion Tragic Magic, my stop-motion film
"I think the additional fx came out nicely and I really liked the glowing death head that was projected on the wall.  Can you tell us about some of those?"
Wednesday
Adam Taylor replied to Geoff Clark's discussion Tragic Magic, my stop-motion film
"Well done, Geoff!  "
Wednesday
Adam Taylor replied to Mark Francombe's discussion Stop Motion Stage hints?
"That looks like a great set-up.  Enjoy animating again!  I'm so happy to hear of your return to the art form."
Mar 23
Adam Taylor replied to Mark Francombe's discussion Canon EOS + Nikon dragonframe combo... Im talking about the "flickering"
"The Nikon Ai-S AiS NIKKOR 55mm f/2.8 Micro MF Lens is amazing.  You can find them for around 100 USD on ebay, shipping from Japan.  The Nikon Ai-S line of lenses is fantastic. You just need a converter ring to use them on your Canon camera…"
Mar 22
Adam Taylor replied to Mark Francombe's discussion Stop Motion Stage hints?
"I had never seen an x-winder before.  That is amazing!  Scott, is your x-winder motorized or do you animate your camera moves by hand? On the question of table height, I am with Scott. I prefer a standing table and generally build my…"
Mar 22
Adam Taylor replied to NamNam's discussion How tight should ball and socket joints be?
"Yes, you can tension joints during a shot. It is often a pain in the neck to get into those joints from whatever odd angle you are animating, but if it will help your shot, do it. I tension feet/ankles during a walk so when they need to hold the…"
Mar 6
Adam Taylor replied to NamNam's discussion How tight should ball and socket joints be?
"This is a good question.  The amount of tension you choose really comes down to preference, but as you have already experienced, the puppet will determine what you are allowed to get away with.  You will also find that different types of…"
Mar 3
Adam Taylor replied to Count Croc's discussion 1/6 scale props and clothing
"Barbie dolls and many action figures are 1:6 scale. "
Mar 3
Adam Taylor replied to Dylan Henderson's discussion Character Proof of Concept
"I agree with Nick.  Give some floating time at the top of the jump and possibly even more pop to the hop.  Maybe you could try the timing out with a "bouncing ball" until you get the feeling you are after.  Then make the…"
Mar 3
Adam Taylor replied to Greyguy's discussion 8" armature for sale
"What a beauty!  The rotates in the thighs and upper arms are also a great touch.  I would love to animate that."
Feb 18
Adam Taylor replied to Greyguy's discussion Start a new armature
"That is looking great!  Are you selling this same armature or developing a kit?"
Jan 24
Adam Taylor replied to Randy Boyum's discussion Clay Ani-memes
"My wife (and me too) really likes these.  I've yapped enough about stop-motion that she likes that someone is laughing about it with us.  "
Nov 2, 2019
Adam Taylor posted a video

Vampire

By Adam Taylor Props by Stephen Reaves Music by Eric Montross
Nov 2, 2019

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Geoff Clark replied to Geoff Clark's discussion Tragic Magic, my stop-motion film
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Micro Massacre

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