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Miniature Neon sign?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Tracey Mar 6. 4 Replies

Does anyone have any methods of making miniature neon signs? It's for a project I am doing in college, but I can't seem to find any suitable methods. The set would be roughly in scale with 5/6"…Continue

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

 

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Angus Lamont replied to Angus Lamont's discussion The Ukulele Man - George Formby Tribute Project
"The sculpt has been smoothed out now, and I plan on casting it in silicone rubber, along with the hands. "
Mar 17
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Mar 17
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Mar 17
Tim Tracey replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Miniature Neon sign?
"I have worked with EL Wire in the past. I think the best for your purposes would be the "Angel Hair" It's the smallest gauge that can be sculpted. I prefer the wall power pack for animation as on a long shot you will see the wire dim…"
Mar 6
Angus Lamont replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Miniature Neon sign?
"Thanks for the tops guys! I also found this product cold EL Wire, which is available on eBay. http://elwirecraft.co.uk/"
Mar 5
StopmoNick replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Miniature Neon sign?
"5 or 6 inch figures, that sounds like 1:12 scale.  Pretty small. I have a feeling this was discussed some time ago (probably on the old board) and there was a flexible electrical material that could be used for that.  I had posted a photo…"
Mar 4
fantamation replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Miniature Neon sign?
"Hey Angus, When I worked on "Honey I Blew Up the Kid" I had to build miniature neon Vegas signs and casino exteriors that all had to have working neon. The cheapest solution was to use clear,solid plex rods and lightly sand them to create…"
Mar 4
Angus Lamont posted a discussion

Miniature Neon sign?

Does anyone have any methods of making miniature neon signs? It's for a project I am doing in college, but I can't seem to find any suitable methods. The set would be roughly in scale with 5/6" figures if that helps.ThanksSee More
Mar 4
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Bear Puppet

"I like it! I'll need to try a bear sometime, made a gorilla a while back."
Mar 1
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…"
Mar 1
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…"
Feb 27
Angus Lamont posted a video

Puppet hand test Dragonframe stop motion 2015

Short test with Dragonframe stop motion.
Feb 19
Angus Lamont posted photos
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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

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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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Phil Tippett Puppet Making Technique?

Started by Santino Vitale in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING. Last reply by StopmoNick 8 minutes ago. 1 Reply

I'm working on a new project, and am needing to make a really anatomically precise puppet. I've been watching this test of the T-Rex that Tippett did way back when, and I'm just floored by the way the skin slides over the pelvis, ribcage, and other…Continue

Tags: Armatures, Skin, Puppets, Tippett, Phil

COLD MEETS

Started by Marnik in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Antonio J. Cebrián 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

After about 19 months of work, here is my completed film Cold Meets:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ok2EHkZTgiMPlease enjoy!Marnik…Continue

Tags: clay, detective, salami, plasticine, noir

Chase Me

Started by deschaud gilles in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by deschaud gilles 4 hours ago. 10 Replies

Hello Everyone,I'm really happy to tell you that my short movie is finished.It was possible thanks to some of your advices on this forum ! I'm really grateful for that ! I hope you will like it.A trailer and little making-of is available here : …Continue

Paranorman Eyes

Started by Paul in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING. Last reply by Mike yesterday. 21 Replies

Hi All,Anybody got any info about how Paranormans Eyes work and what theyre made of?Ive watched all the featurettes I can watch and while it shows the eyes in plenty of them Im still not sure of the full workings of them. It looks like the eyelids…Continue

Anyone else excited about the mirrorless camera support coming to Dragonframe?

Started by Hendrikus De Vaan in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by Hendrikus De Vaan yesterday. 19 Replies

So browsing the Dragonframe forums, it looks like the GH4 and A7s are among some of the new cameras that will be supported in Dragonframe 4. I have no idea what other cameras they are planning to add, but this seems like a really useful…Continue

Tumble Leaf

Started by Roger Beck in STOP MOTION FILM DISCUSSION on Saturday. 0 Replies

This is a really well made stop motion show that was done as an Amazon Original…Such incredible craftsmanship. I'm kind of surprised that they're still making top quality stop motion kids' shows like this anymore since everything seems to be going…Continue

Tags: Television, Bix Pix Entertainment, Kids' Show, Children's Show, Tumble Leaf

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