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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

Any advice on wire armatures?

Started this discussion. Last reply by StopmoNick Jun 19, 2018. 5 Replies

I need some advice on wire armatures, are magnets better than tie downs?Continue

 

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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
Aksel posted a discussion

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
Aksel posted a discussion

Puppet hair?

Should I ad hair? And if I do, how?…See More
Jun 20, 2018
StopmoNick replied to Aksel's discussion Any advice on wire armatures?
"My wire armatures don't sag or droop, but they can be a bit bouncy!  For lightweight puppets the magnets would work fine, but if the puppet is heavy or thick, like a silicone Sumo wrestler I made for a client, the armature needs to be…"
Jun 19, 2018
Aksel replied to Aksel's discussion Any advice on wire armatures?
"Ok!"
Jun 19, 2018
Geoff Clark replied to Aksel's discussion Any advice on wire armatures?
"I haven't used magnets to hold down a wire armature, but I do use a wire armature with tie-downs. Here's what I think would be things to thing about: Wire armatures work well for light characters, but if your character is heavy, (like his…"
Jun 11, 2018
Aksel replied to Aksel's discussion Any advice on wire armatures?
Jun 11, 2018

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