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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
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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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.


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Copy stand lights

Started by Jane Shadbolt in CAMERA & STAGE 52 minutes ago. 0 Replies

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

The Woods Where We Played

Started by Christopher Olsen in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Zaid 1 hour ago. 5 Replies

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

Camera Count

Started by Michael in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by Jack Liddon 6 hours ago. 2 Replies

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

Stop Motion Camera Slider Rig

Started by Christopher Olsen in ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT. Last reply by Jack Liddon 8 hours ago. 6 Replies

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

how do you animate doll eyes with no hole?

Started by Dawn Brown in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING. Last reply by Christopher Olsen 12 hours ago. 5 Replies

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

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First Snow on crowdfunding portal!

Started by Karolina Čížková in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by Karolina Čížková 16 hours ago. 9 Replies

Hi stop-motion lovers! Stop motion film First Snow from Czech Republic is on crowdfunding compaign - on!Here is the link:…Continue

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