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Making a Jaw on a wire armature

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wallace Jones Nov 24, 2013. 6 Replies

This has been one of my recurring problems, when it comes to making stop motion monster puppets: The Jaw. In the image attached I have shown the two ways I have tried out in making a movable jaw from…Continue

CASTING A PLASTICINE SCULPT

Started this discussion. Last reply by Angus Lamont Aug 21, 2013. 2 Replies

Just finished my Prehistoric monster Plasticine sculpt and now want to move on to casting. As this is my first time making a plaster mould, I bought Plaster of Paris. However in most tutorials the…Continue

Tie-down surface

Started this discussion. Last reply by Angus Lamont Aug 11, 2013. 11 Replies

What type of surface do you use to tie-down your puppets? I have seen wood and metal, but I am unsure of what to use. Any simple way of making one?Continue

Tags: tie, down, motion, stop, table

Harryhausen/Obie Style Allosaur Puppet

Started this discussion. Last reply by mattosaurus May 23, 2013. 1 Reply

This is what I have been making over the past few months.Continue

 

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Angus Lamont replied to fantamation's discussion TALOS Lives Again
"Looking good! Ray would be proud of this! "
Apr 13
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"Cool!"
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Gorilla puppet

"Love it! How did you make this guy? Is it build up or were molds made?"
Mar 22
Wallace Jones replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Making a Jaw on a wire armature
"Here is a alternative to a moving jaw. Sculpt the head in clay with a neutral expression. Then sculpt another head, using the first one as a guide, but with a angry expression. Make a rubber mold of each head and then make a plaster cast of each…"
Nov 24, 2013
Angus Lamont replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Making a Jaw on a wire armature
"Thanks for the advice guys!"
Nov 21, 2013
Aaron Martinez replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Making a Jaw on a wire armature
"Have you tried using more than one piece of wire for the jaw? You could do two or three wires in a row (parallel to each other) coming out of the jaw and into the skull. That way there's a little bit of back up support in case one breaks and…"
Nov 21, 2013
StopmoNick replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Making a Jaw on a wire armature
"Either of those should work.  I like the first one because it has more length of wire, so the bending can spread over a wider area. The only reason I can think of for the wire breaking is if it has any nicks or scratches in it.  It will…"
Nov 20, 2013
Angus Lamont replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Making a Jaw on a wire armature
"The wire is just snapping. Definitely using the right stuff. "
Nov 20, 2013
Aaron Martinez replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Making a Jaw on a wire armature
"I've done it using a hinge method. Works well for skulls, but I'm not sure you would have the strength for something that's covered over w/ latex or other. The hinged jaw is a single piece of wire with sculpey on the lower jaw - the…"
Nov 20, 2013
Angus Lamont posted a discussion

Making a Jaw on a wire armature

This has been one of my recurring problems, when it comes to making stop motion monster puppets: The Jaw. In the image attached I have shown the two ways I have tried out in making a movable jaw from wire and wood/epoxy blocks for the skull. Any other ways???See More
Nov 20, 2013
Angus Lamont replied to Joshua Swift/Squirpled's discussion Hey guys I'm thinking about making some build up latex puppets but..
"I have tried doing this, but the latex is too 'watery'. How do I thicken it? "
Sep 29, 2013
Angus Lamont replied to fantamation's discussion Recreating TALOS!
"Brilliant stuff! Ray would be proud! What about a Rhedosaurus next???"
Sep 6, 2013
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Triclops and 3 inch people

"So how did you make this guy? Build-up with latex skin?"
Sep 2, 2013
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At 7:14am on August 16, 2012, Production of the Mind said…
Ape films!!!
At 12:57pm on September 21, 2012, Production of the Mind said…

Thanks dude.

At 3:20pm on September 27, 2012, Roger Beck said…

Hey Angus, I love the new profile photo. What is that from?

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Started by Ron Cole in ANIMATOR TALK. Last reply by Ron Cole 2 hours ago. 211 Replies

Don't forget, on WEDNESDAYS (Thursdays on the first week of each month)  there's a…Continue

Nobby - The Dinosaur

Started by James Wilkinson in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by StampMotionStudio 23 hours ago. 11 Replies

Hi Guys, Just wanted to share with you our latest stop mo project! Its far from perfect and has been sitting around on my computer for ages so we thought we'd just finish off the post production and release what we've done. Would love any…Continue

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Need help with Macro and Wide Angle Lens

Started by Mastermind Films in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by Mastermind Films yesterday. 13 Replies

I made a discussion about camera equipment previously, and I still remember all the lessons I learned about cameras, lenses etc.I am just a bit confused with my lenses.  My grandpa gave me two lenses. (it's in the pictures) It came from a Nikon SLR.…Continue

Sculpture time lapse

Started by Wes Simpkins in NEWBIE CORNER yesterday. 0 Replies

http://youtu.be/2XfqNVt3QZEThis is a time lapse of the 2nd sculpture for the latest project. There's still detailing left which will be done by the end of the week!Continue

Frame rate and shooting on 2s what to do/ help.

Started by Ben Tobin in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by Don Carlson yesterday. 15 Replies

Hi, I'm really new to stop motion and have been trying out various frame rates but am mostly sticking to 24p for no particular reason.  after my first couple of attempts I switched to shooting in/on twos (1photo for 2 frames) as I have read that a…Continue

The Problem:

Started by Varg Ossian in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by Varg Ossian on Tuesday. 7 Replies

What to Practice? What to Focus on?Stop motion, is unique in that it requires a considerable amount of materials and skills in order to create... something... anything. So what specific aspects should I practice on in order to become good, or even…Continue

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