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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

Tags: tie, down, motion, stop, table

 

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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!"
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Cedric Puppet - Cleaning the Mould

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

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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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Anyone worked with an anamorphic lens?

Started by krullthewarriorking in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by Strider 11 hours ago. 8 Replies

Hello all!I'm brand new to the community, and am pretty inexperienced with stop motion too, mostly just Lego movies here and there.  But I have been doing some research about lenses, and I have read a TON of the lens threads here over the last few…Continue

Tags: 55mm, diopter, 28mm, brickfilm, depth of field

"Will O' The Wisp" Production Bumper + Short Film (2014)

Started by Mike in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Benjamin Grare 18 hours ago. 7 Replies

Hello Everyone :) I've been posting some random W.I.P. photos and little test videos over the past year or so, but I recently discovered there's a "your project" section here in the forum. So this is a thread for my ongoing project, "Will O' The…Continue

Tags: wip, commercial, bumper, film, short

Substitution for Naphtha for painting Silicone?

Started by Dawn Brown in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING. Last reply by Dawn Brown 19 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hi gang,I have often read that Naphtha is used to thin tinted silicone so you can paint with it, or even push it through an airbrush.I want to paint silicone with an airbrush, but Naphtha is not readily available in my area. Can I use Mineral…Continue

Tags: silicone, painting, naphtha

sticky latex

Started by fatih in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh yesterday. 9 Replies

the hands of my puppet became sticky a couple of months later. how can I prevent this situation? why did it become sticky I'm in need of a solution about this?Continue

Looking for animator for 20 sec short

Started by Robert in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by StopmoNick yesterday. 8 Replies

I'm actually designing a storyboard for a short 20 sec animation with 2 characters one in a bed sick with a flu with a thermometer hanging out his mouth the other a doctor, I've been thinking of doing this a while for my documentary I'm making but I…Continue

Grand Prize Winner! "Marshmallow Martyr"

Started by Rick Jacobs in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh yesterday. 5 Replies

Fun! I won grand prize for this animation. On to a more challenging competition.…Continue

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