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What kind of latex?

Started this discussion. Last reply by StopmoNick Apr 8. 4 Replies

    I’m looking into latex stop motion puppets and am wondering what kind of Latex to get?Continue

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fur for dog?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Jul 5, 2018. 2 Replies

how should I ad fur to a dog?Continue

Tags: fur, Dog

Skin tone for puppet putty?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Aksel Jul 3, 2018. 3 Replies

Do you think I could mix two colors of puppet putty to make a skin tone?Continue

Puppet hair?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Aksel Jun 20, 2018. 2 Replies

Should I ad hair? And if I do, how?…Continue

Tags: hair, Puppet

 

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StopmoNick replied to Aksel's discussion What kind of latex?
"I prefer silicone for smooth skinned characters, because it doesn't form little wrinkles when compressed like foam latex does. For the heads of 3 child characters, silicone was the best choice.  But for scale wrinkly monsters that is not a…"
Apr 8
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Aksel's discussion What kind of latex?
"Latex and silicone are really quite different, and it is difficult to say one is better than the other without knowing the context. I like using silicone for character heads, and it makes good-looking hands too. But latex is great for monsters,…"
Apr 7
Aksel replied to Aksel's discussion What kind of latex?
"I was wondering about the liquid latex skin, but do you think latex is better than sillicone?"
Apr 6
StopmoNick replied to Aksel's discussion What kind of latex?
"Do you mean covering with liquid latex skins?  Or casting in foam latex? Richard Svensson has a lot of videos showing how he makes his monster puppets using soft urethane foam and latex skins to cover them. His Youtube channel is Bluworm:…"
Apr 5
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What kind of latex?

    I’m looking into latex stop motion puppets and am wondering what kind of Latex to get?See More
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Aksel replied to McKinlay's discussion Ask a Model Maker...
"Do you know how to make a flashlight?"
Sep 28, 2018
Tim replied to Aksel's discussion fur for dog?
"Here's some pics Lola the dog"
Jul 5, 2018
Tim replied to Aksel's discussion fur for dog?
"I literally did this yesterday for the first time.  It wasn't pretty but I did some research it this seemed to be the best way for my model.  I'm sure with practice it will look nicer. What is your model made of? I have a wire…"
Jul 4, 2018
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fur for dog?

how should I ad fur to a dog?See More
Jul 4, 2018
Aksel replied to Aksel's discussion Skin tone for puppet putty?
"Thanks for the info!"
Jul 3, 2018
maddogmovies replied to Aksel's discussion Skin tone for puppet putty?
"Never used puppet putty, but here's a ton of info on how Aardman mixes their colors.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5t_DXgZmFM"
Jul 2, 2018
Adam Taylor replied to Aksel's discussion Skin tone for puppet putty?
"I think you can.  Or you can contact Don Carlson (creator of Puppet Putty) and have him make you a custom color for an affordable extra cost."
Jun 28, 2018
Aksel posted a discussion

Skin tone for puppet putty?

Do you think I could mix two colors of puppet putty to make a skin tone?See More
Jun 27, 2018
Aksel replied to Aksel's discussion Puppet hair?
"Ok, he is made out of sculpt III."
Jun 20, 2018
StopmoNick replied to Aksel's discussion Puppet hair?
"He looks good to me without hair.  But it depends on how you see the character, really. Will the finished puppet be plasticine, or cast in silicone or some other material?  Or is it made from Sculpey? I've used a few different…"
Jun 20, 2018

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