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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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Ian Harding commented on Animalove's video

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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
Aug 25, 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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Rigging a cape

Started by Dave Hettmer in HAIR & COSTUME. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh on Monday. 12 Replies

I'm rigging a small cape and looking for info from people who have done this before. The cape is about 5" long and is torn and ratty. So I can't hide wires in hemmed seams like I have in the past.I'm considering weaving some floral wire and then…Continue

Using a Nikon D5300 with Dragonframe

Started by Angus Lamont in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by Angus Lamont on Sunday. 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 currently using this camera with Dragonframe? If so can…Continue

Tiny bird puppet

Started by Jasper Kuipers in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING. Last reply by Jasper Kuipers Dec 11. 5 Replies

Hi everyone!I have been visiting these boards for years now, but never actually posted something of my own. I know that's bad, so I figured I share something from a short that I am working on at the moment titled Finity Calling.This is the smallest…Continue

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