"Van Aken works well if you know how to work with it. I can't work with it unless I harden it, (melt in a double boiler and add paraffin wax.) You can get more detail in the sculpts that way and it squishes less. The thing about clay animation…"
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Good to know, that all plasticine are broken. I have a very hard plasticine. Mabye when i take a softer one it is a little bit easir to work with it? Because when i take the first time, the head of my figurs up its crake on…"
"I do clay animation. I use van aken clay. Strider is right, that happens to clay models, even I get the most problems with the hands. Do you use armatures? Cause if you don't then I might as well teach you how. It all depends on the character…"
"Do you mean it cracks at the joints when you animate with it? All plasticine does that - you just have to smooth it down each time it happens. That's the strong point of plasticine and its greatest weakness - you can get all kinds of morphs…"
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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.
Hi All I'm setting up a small lab for an animation elective at the University of Newcastle with some copy stands for cut-out and drawn animation and I'm trying to get the lighting right. I'd really like to go LED or fluorescent (because they last…Continue
Hey guys, I've been a REALLY long time lurker, since the old boards, but I rarely made the time to really dig in and post a lot. Instead I would just find the info I needed, use it shamelessly and rarely even take the time to say "Hey thanks, that…Continue
Hi to everybody, this is my first post here.I am looking to purchase a used Canon 40D to be used with Dragonframe. I keep seeing people on ebay asking what is the camera count. Since I would be using a frame grabber, is the count something I…Continue
Hey guys, thought I would share the stop motion camera rig I built for a film I'm working on right now.The rig is fairly simple in design, it's just two aluminum rails from IKEA that I bolted to two pieces of masonite laminated together for…Continue
Hi guys,I have a question that no doubt many have run into before. I want to use doll eyes in my stop-mo puppets. The doll eyes come with a stem in the back, that's easy to grind off so now they are round. But how do you animate them without…Continue