"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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Hi folks, I just researched the Canon A1200, one of the only inexpensive point-and-shoot cameras that has 24p video recording. The A1200 does not have as many features as more expensive point-and-shoots, but it does have great reviews and is capable…Continue
After bringing my stop-motion fable to festivals for the past year and a half, it's finally available to watch online- for a fee ($4 SD/ $6 HD). More on that below.WATCH THE ENTIRE (7 min) SHORT FILM HERE: …Continue
Hi,The people on this site have helped me so much with things so far, I thought this might be a good place to start.For the last couple of years I have been a stop-motion animator, and more recently got into writing and directing live-action films,…Continue
Hi everyone,I have a quick question about entering animation festivals. I've just completed my second stop-motion film and I'm thinking about entering it into some festivals. As this is only my second film (and my first attempt at using…Continue
Hello everyone!I'm on my way to making my grad film. I've been shooting stop-motion for quite a while now but still feel that I need improve.The basic story of my grad film is that the two creatures are looking for "the thing" (a metaphor for…Continue