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Frankenweenie: Free ibook available for iPad

Started this discussion. Last reply by StopmoNick Feb 9, 2013. 1 Reply

It's a promo piece with some nice stuff in it, viewable only on iPad, I believe.Here's an article about it:…Continue

 

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StopmoNick replied to B. Hoffman's discussion Frankenweenie: Free ibook available for iPad
"Hey, I got one a those pad things... Thanks Bruce!"
Feb 9, 2013
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Frankenweenie: Free ibook available for iPad

It's a promo piece with some nice stuff in it, viewable only on iPad, I believe.Here's an article about it: http://blogs.indiewire.com/thompsononhollywood/frankenweenie-digital-book-is-dark-charming-and-free-on-i-tunes.Apologies if this has already been posted about. Did a search and couldn't find anything.See More
Feb 9, 2013
B. Hoffman replied to Gemedet's discussion Animation on glass - How do I deal with reflections?
"Traditional animation stands can be (and often were/are) equipped with polarizing filters. Looking at the photo of the setup Strider posted, you would cover each light source with a polarizing filter (both oriented to polarize the light in the same…"
Aug 26, 2012
B. Hoffman replied to The Great Pumpkin's discussion Concept Art Painting for Fun
"Terrific. The "framing" by dark elements in the foreground is always so evocative to me."
Jun 12, 2012
B. Hoffman replied to Bianca Ansems's discussion Cheap and easy puppet making - add your tips & tricks!
"Great topic. (BTW, your trailer looks great, Bianca.) Here's a site devoted to papier mache that includes a recipe that promises fine detail: http://ultimatepapermache.com/jonniclay2 Also, florist's foam can be easily (albeit messily)…"
Jun 12, 2012
B. Hoffman replied to LIOs Nephew's discussion Observations: Trial Experimental New SMA.com
"Also, just to the right of the word "Activity" in all those email checkbox categories is an option that says "Stop Following All," which means it won't send emails about the routine messages and other postings. I've…"
Jun 12, 2012
B. Hoffman replied to LIOs Nephew's discussion Observations: Trial Experimental New SMA.com
"LIO, I "walked back," but not very far. I'm still with you on most if not all of your points, and you raised issues that I couldn't articulate but definitely agree with (most especially, your concern about access only through…"
Jun 10, 2012
B. Hoffman is now friends with castlegardener, Don Carlson and Strider
Jun 10, 2012
B. Hoffman replied to MovieStuff's discussion New Painting!
"That's really terrific. I like the control of the "focus." On my bucket list is to paint a very large painting in the Hudson River / Frederic Church style. First, I need to find the time. Then I need to convince my family that a…"
Jun 10, 2012
B. Hoffman replied to Rick Catizone's discussion monoclonius sculpt-in progress
"That looks great. I'm not so much of a "dinosaur guy," and the tendency of some artists (such as William Stout) to emphasize the textures of the skin usually doesn't appeal to me, but it really works here. I didn't know what…"
Jun 10, 2012
B. Hoffman commented on StopmoNick's blog post First blog post
"Holy Mackerel! That was great! Just how many different elements had to be animated for every frame?!"
Jun 9, 2012
B. Hoffman replied to Strider's discussion Concerns and questions
"No, thank you! (etc., etc., etc...) OK, I'm coming out of curmugeon mode. I think it's fantastic that it's possible to post videos here now. That will be a great resource for putting up tutorials, to pick just one example. I just…"
Jun 9, 2012
B. Hoffman commented on Anthony Scott's video
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"That's really wonderful. Never seen it before."
Jun 9, 2012
B. Hoffman replied to Strider's discussion Concerns and questions
"It's better, although I'm still in "curmugeon" mode. However, I can just reduce the size of the window to crop off that nonminimalist stuff. Now all I have to do is declutter my desktop. Anthony, I want to say MUCH MORE…"
Jun 9, 2012
B. Hoffman replied to Strider's discussion Concerns and questions
"Well, it's probably too soon for me to criticize and I should keep my fingers still, but my initial contact with this format leaves me confused. We have two places to enter comment on the same page. Is there a way to view the discussion in…"
Jun 9, 2012
B. Hoffman is now a member of StopMotionAnimation.com
Jun 9, 2012

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Stop motion Slider - Motion Control system recommendation

Started by Jantsch Niko in ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT. Last reply by Evan DeRushie 1 hour ago. 3 Replies

hello,i´m currently looking for an affordable Motion control system, do you have any suggestions?(preferable a system that works together with dragon stop motion)there is the axis360-pro from cineticsor the slider plus pro from edelkroneWhich system…Continue

Shanks FX Practical/Stop-Motion Effects

Started by Roger Beck in GENERAL SPECIAL EFFECTS. Last reply by Roger Beck 4 hours ago. 4 Replies

I thought that some folks here might be interested in this…http://www.moviemagicnow.com/There are some really cool practical effects that are covered.Here is an example video…Here is his…Continue

Tags: Shanks FX, Stop-Motion, Practical Effects

The Woods Where We Played

Started by Christopher Olsen in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Zaid 17 hours ago. 10 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

I want to pour polyurethane foam inside a latex rubber skin puppet to fill the negative space

Started by Eric Halloy in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh yesterday. 3 Replies

I want to pour polyurethane foam inside my latex rubber skin puppet to fill the negative space between the skin and the armature. The brand is FlexFoam-it III (the three pound density). I am at the stage in the construction of my puppet where I can…Continue

DARK EARTH

Started by mattosaurus in STOP MOTION FILM DISCUSSION on Thursday. 0 Replies

This is a must-fund project for a must-see movie.[url]https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/dark-earth-period-set-science-fantasy-adventure[/url]Continue

Rig removal with a camera move

Started by Christopher Olsen in STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS. Last reply by Christopher Olsen on Thursday. 10 Replies

Hey guys, what are everyone's thoughts/tips on rig removal in a moving camera shot? Example would be a pan or a tilt shot where the camera is continuously moving at the same time as the character is moving.Obviously the normal "take a static master…Continue

Tags: move, camera, removal, rig

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