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Charlie Chaplin Project

Started Jun 16 0 Replies

Well I have been planning on making my first stop motion tests, you know things like walk cycles and different character traits, but I have always wanted to try out that iconic Chaplin walk. So today…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

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Charlie Chaplin Project

Well I have been planning on making my first stop motion tests, you know things like walk cycles and different character traits, but I have always wanted to try out that iconic Chaplin walk. So today I started on a 1/6th scale puppet that will be made to look like Chaplin:…See More
Jun 16
Angus Lamont replied to Michael Tharme's discussion Ray Harryhaussen
"1. The Cyclops 2. Mighty Joe Young 3. Evolution T-Rex But I love them all lol!"
Jun 12
Angus Lamont commented on Nat's photo
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Cedric Puppet - Cleaning the Mould

"Plaster of Paris mould?"
Apr 28
Angus Lamont posted a blog post
Apr 17
Angus Lamont replied to fantamation's discussion TALOS Lives Again
"Looking good! Ray would be proud of this! "
Apr 13
Regina Resende commented on Angus Lamont's photo
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"Cool!"
Mar 24
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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

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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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Premier Pro & After Effects Color Correction Workflow - Question

Started by Aaron Martinez in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by Lemz Media 8 hours ago. 14 Replies

Situation: I have a scene which has about 20 clips in it. After shooting the first ten, my lights went a little wonky, and I had to change the bulb. This affected the overall color of the subsequent shots. The first ten tend to lean toward a reddish…Continue

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Please Introduce Yourself

Started by Anthony Scott in CHAT BOARD. Last reply by Astrid Chamberland 11 hours ago. 413 Replies

Use this space to tell everyone about yourself and your interest in stop motion animation.Continue

Need Advice/Help!

Started by Lottie Holland in ARMATURES. Last reply by jowanneke 21 hours ago. 5 Replies

Okay so I'm very new to this whole thing and pretty inexperienced. I'm taking on a 5-10 minute project which I want to produce to a fairly high standard, but I have limited resources. At the moment I'm favouring working with an armature.What I…Continue

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My Favorite Stop-Motion Clips on Youtube

Started by Roger Beck in STOP MOTION FILM DISCUSSION. Last reply by Tim Smyth yesterday. 27 Replies

Here are some of my favorite stop-motion videos on YouTube. I'll probably post more when I get a chance.I thought others might want to post some of their favorite stop-motion videos too.Continue

Tags: clips, motion, stop, youtube

Stop Motion history

Started by David Tomasiewicz in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by Tim Smyth yesterday. 63 Replies

I don't know were to post these, so I'll just post them here. Something I stumbled on while looking on the web.…Continue

Crystal clear substitute

Started by David Vance in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh yesterday. 3 Replies

Hey, I am just embarking on a new stop-motion project. The last film I made was on 16mm to give you an idea of how long it has been between drinks. I have made a sculpt of my protagonist and am ready to begin making a mold. All the research I have…Continue

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