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Using a Nikon D5300 with Dragonframe

Started this discussion. Last reply by Angus Lamont Dec 14, 2014. 2 Replies

So I've just purchased the latest Dragonframe version and I am looking to upgrade my Canon EOS 1100D to a Nikon D5300. I have checked to see if this camera is compatible which it is. Is anyone…Continue

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

 

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Angus Lamont commented on Cait's photo
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Bear Puppet

"I like it! I'll need to try a bear sometime, made a gorilla a while back."
Sunday
Angus Lamont replied to Joe (Dinoman217)'s discussion What are you favorite Pre-CGI stopmotion creatures from Film?
"Thanks Nick, I haven't watched WDRTE, but I have seen clips of that Dinosaur and it looks amazing! Forgot about that one. I also saw a sequence with giant crabs which looked pretty cool. Danforth's monsters were pretty fantastic, though I…"
Sunday
Angus Lamont replied to Joe (Dinoman217)'s discussion What are you favorite Pre-CGI stopmotion creatures from Film?
"The Cyclops from The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958) King Kong (1933) Skeleton warriors from The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958) and Jason & The Argonauts (1963) Mighty Joe Young (1949) Rhedosaurus from The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953) Ymir from 20…"
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Puppet hand test Dragonframe stop motion 2015

Short test with Dragonframe stop motion.
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Angus Lamont commented on Angus Lamont's photo
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"I thought that too, but after building it up with latex and gauze, the wrist appears further down. "
Jan 30
Angus Lamont replied to Angus Lamont's discussion The Ukulele Man - George Formby Tribute Project
" Thanks for the advice Nick. I see what you mean, George's top lip area is more pronounced, which I have roughly fixed. Looking much better now, but still needs work. "
Jan 30
StopmoNick replied to Angus Lamont's discussion The Ukulele Man - George Formby Tribute Project
"The mouth and teeth are definitely heading in the right direction. i have a feeling it is maybe a bit too much on a flat plane though? I haven't seen a profile photo of GF but I think it could help if the mouth came forward more. Not a…"
Jan 29
StopmoNick commented on Angus Lamont's photo
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"If that is hard putty, I wouldn't put it on the wrist like that. That is the spot where the wrist should bend. This could make you have to bend it further up, where the forearm bones should be, which looks pretty ugly. Any action where you need…"
Jan 29
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"thanks, I think I'm gonna try that!"
Jan 29
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Jan 28
Angus Lamont replied to Angus Lamont's discussion The Ukulele Man - George Formby Tribute Project
" I have started sculpting the head for the puppet. Heres a rough Photoshop over the sculpt. It isn't yet completed. "
Jan 28
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"I first wrapped some gauze underwrap around each finger, but string works just as well. Then I started applying about 4/5 layers of latex."
Jan 28
Carolina Veirano commented on Angus Lamont's photo
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"By painting I mean with latex :)"
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Carolina Veirano commented on Angus Lamont's photo
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"I don't get it, you just paint over the wire? How many layers does it take to be like that?"
Jan 28

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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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Puppet Putty is formulated by clay animator Don Carlson. Properties include colors that do not bleed on your hands, a matte finish, cleans up with water, is very light weight, firm, non-greasy and has a silky texture.

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Motion Control for Dragonframe

Started by Tim Tracey in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by StopmoNick 15 hours ago. 3 Replies

I'm trying to figure out exactly what I will need to purchase to do 3 axis motion control and focus. I'm finding it rather confusing. Anyone have any experience with this?I was looking at this package.…Continue

Tags: control, motion

General Purpose Stop Motion Stage

Started by Michael in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by StopmoNick 15 hours ago. 9 Replies

Looking through the Internet, Stop Motion Magazine, Stop Motion Books, etc., I've seen plenty of fantastic ways to build a stop motion stage.I would like to get thoughts from the people here that do this day-in and day-out.If you were to build one…Continue

Lighting techniques for 2D cut out stop motion

Started by Eleanor Evans in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by Eleanor Evans yesterday. 2 Replies

I'm currently working on a project taking a lot of influence from python era cut out animation and I'm trying to use stop motion rather than photographing and using Toon Boom, photoshop etc. (mostly because I like result I've got in tests and partly…Continue

Green screen

Started by richstimson in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by StopmoNick yesterday. 1 Reply

Hi all, I have been trying out Stop Motion Studio on the iPad/iPod which is a great app. I'd like to try green screen but I'm not quite sure where to start with it. Does anyone know of a good tutorial?Also, this is our first animation:…Continue

Tags: review, animation, feedback, tutorials, screen

Stop Motion Pro Eclipse

Started by Michael in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by StopmoNick on Monday. 1 Reply

Does anybody have any reviews, experience or thoughts on the new Stop Motion Pro Eclipse?  I have Stop Motion Pro  7.5 Action, and I'm just wondering if I should upgrade.Continue

Ask a Model Maker...

Started by McKinlay in SCULPTING. Last reply by Anthony Leigh on Sunday. 19 Replies

Howdy y'all!My name is McKinlay. I work in the model shop at Laika Studios. I've been a professional model maker for 10 years or so and have been at Laika for four. I posted in the "introduce yourself" thread, but I thought I'd give a wave in a…Continue

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