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plasticine for Stop-Motion Animation

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian Timothy Sep 27, 2013. 4 Replies

hey guys, i really need your help. what kind of modelling /plasticine do you use for stop motion?mine will break to often...or should i try prefabricated figures?AnimaloveContinue


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"Can you more say about this? What should i do for it? And when is the deadline?"
Sep 29, 2013
Ian Timothy replied to Animalove's discussion plasticine for Stop-Motion Animation
"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…"
Sep 27, 2013
Animalove replied to Animalove's discussion plasticine for Stop-Motion Animation
"Thanks for your replay. 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…"
Sep 27, 2013
Mastermind Films replied to Animalove's discussion plasticine for Stop-Motion Animation
"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…"
Sep 26, 2013
Strider replied to Animalove's discussion plasticine for Stop-Motion Animation
"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…"
Sep 26, 2013
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plasticine for Stop-Motion Animation

hey guys, i really need your help. what kind of modelling /plasticine do you use for stop motion?mine will break to often...or should i try prefabricated figures?AnimaloveSee More
Sep 26, 2013
Karen Happel commented on Animalove's video

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"Hi there!  I work for the YouTube channel ThrashLab, and am helping them get the word out about a video competition we're holding. We're looking for videograhers, artists, and editors who want to compete for a $15,000 prize. I saw…"
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"That was a brilliant job!, Well done, cute too!! :)"
Aug 25, 2013
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Hey Leute, an diesem Ding habe ich 6 Stunden gearbeitet... :) Stop Motion - Made by Eva-Maria Pesendorfer
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Mar 8, 2013
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Mar 4, 2013
Animalove replied to Kenneth Tyner's discussion The Strong Spirit Trailer!
"The Text masking going a little bit flash, maby a low data rate looks better. But i think the trailer looks great, the story is interesting and the Music is emotional. Is it your first Movie?"
Feb 24, 2013
Animalove commented on Grace Diggens's photo

3D Printed replacement faces.

"Wow that looks great! How do you make this? have you a profile for it?"
Feb 23, 2013
Animalove replied to ian allen's discussion South london stop motion , need some help?
"I would so fain help but i'm not in England sorry :( when is the project beginning? respectively in which time need you somone?maybe i can come to London..."
Feb 1, 2013
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Hi guys , I'm new here and its all so amazing. To beginning i most apologetic because i am not really good in English, i just beginning to learn. I hope we will have a great time together greeting Animalove


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Dragonframe Live View looks like thermal camera!

Started by Christopher Olsen in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by Christopher Olsen 2 hours ago. 1 Reply

Anybody have any idea why my live view screen looks like this? It is like the camera only wants to show a single color channel in live view. The actual capture looks fine...but if I have to animate using this crappy looking single-channel pass that…Continue

Now Taking Commissions...

Started by Paul O'Brien in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING 8 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hi All!After a few long months of clearing some freelance work I am now finally in the position to fit in some commissioned stop-motion work. I have space available to produce puppets of all kinds. A full service can be offered from character design…Continue

Tags: services, armatures, animation, puppets

Puppet casting in flexible polyurethane

Started by Jack Spiggle in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by StopmoNick 8 hours ago. 3 Replies

Hey guys, Im new here and this is my first post so be gentle =3. Im looking to do a simple, 1-3 min (roughly) stop motion "exercise" just to see what I can do. I've made the storyboard, am attempting an anamatic and I am almost ready to start making…Continue

Tags: silicone, polyurethane, flexible, puppets, Casting

Fitting components inside a slush cast head

Started by Anthony Leigh in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING. Last reply by StopmoNick 8 hours ago. 5 Replies

I have three heads which I are going to have moulds made of them, and then are going to be slush cast. I want to put little wooden blocks inside the head with holes for the eyes to sit in, wire and epoxy for the nose and epoxy putty teeth with a…Continue

Tags: slush, head, cast, mould, latex

Making silicone puppet

Started by Hani in CASTING. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh 20 hours ago. 20 Replies

Hi everyoneI'm working on a puppet of a girl, and I want to use silicone for the skin. I tried to make it of Dragon Skin 10 but the result goes too smooth and looks very doll like - as in the picture here:…Continue


Started by Becky Weston in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by StopmoNick yesterday. 16 Replies

Hello fellow stop motion-ers!I have managed to teach myself enough to make a few stop motions, but I still don't quite understand what type of lighting/bulbs to use to prevent the subtle flickering throughout an animation? I want to be able to…Continue

Tags: flicker, no, cheap, lighting





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