"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…"
"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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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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