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I GOT AN AUTOGRAPH FROM PHIL TIPPETT!!!!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ed Riccardi Dec 21, 2019. 2 Replies

So this is a long story, but last December I sent a letter to Tippett studio in hopes that it would reach Phil himself. I’m probably the youngest person on this website so I grew up watching the…Continue

Backgrounds

Started this discussion. Last reply by Youp Zondag Nov 14, 2019. 3 Replies

Where can I find good green screen backgrounds? Would I be better off making a composite myself? Continue

Furred Creatures

Started this discussion. Last reply by StopmoNick Nov 3, 2019. 2 Replies

How do you apply fur onto a puppet? I tried awhile ago and it didn't turn out too well.Continue

My newest monster

Started this discussion. Last reply by Count Croc Oct 19, 2019. 2 Replies

Hey guys! I just thought some of you would be interested in what I’m working on. This is my newest monster, which was originally made for a Halloween short. My new project is going to be based on the…Continue

 

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Simon Tytherleigh replied to Count Croc's discussion I GOT AN AUTOGRAPH FROM PHIL TIPPETT!!!!
"That's great. I hope it acts to inspire you and helps you get through the challenging times."
Dec 17, 2019
Count Croc posted a discussion

I GOT AN AUTOGRAPH FROM PHIL TIPPETT!!!!

So this is a long story, but last December I sent a letter to Tippett studio in hopes that it would reach Phil himself. I’m probably the youngest person on this website so I grew up watching the “old” good movies like Starship Troopers, Robocop, Star Wars, Dragonslayer, etc. However, I noticed that however bad the other effects looked, the monsters looked so realistic. I would even argue that Dragonslayer’s dragon looks better than even the most recent ones in today’s CG. As I got older, I…See More
Dec 16, 2019
Count Croc replied to A film by Adam Ciolfi's discussion FILTH - a film by Adam Ciolfi
"Cool! This reminds me of Phil Tippett's Mad God except you actually know what's going on."
Nov 16, 2019
Youp Zondag replied to Count Croc's discussion Backgrounds
"Hey, As I was perusing the site and saw your question, I thought I'd get Nick (my camera guy) to add to the discussion:   If what you mean is where can I find a background after I have it keyed out. There is lots of stock photos for…"
Nov 14, 2019
StopmoNick replied to Count Croc's discussion Backgrounds
"I use a chroma key green Moulton (brushed cotton) fabric, a brushed cotton, that comes in 3 metre wide rolls.  I buy it by the metre from a theatrical supplier.  (In Australia, so name of supplier is not that useful to you, but you can get…"
Nov 13, 2019
Ethan Bartholomae replied to Count Croc's discussion Backgrounds
"Depending on where you're located there's several workable options for green/blue screen backgrounds. If you're in the US I'd take a look at B&H Photo Video, Adorama, or Filmtools. They all carry a variety of background…"
Nov 13, 2019
Count Croc posted a discussion

Backgrounds

Where can I find good green screen backgrounds? Would I be better off making a composite myself? See More
Nov 11, 2019
StopmoNick replied to Count Croc's discussion Furred Creatures
"For a couple of bigger puppets I was able to stick fur fabric over the main part of the body.  But it didn't look good for skinnier parts like the limbs, it made them like fat sausages or those fur mufflers, 3 times the diameter of the…"
Nov 3, 2019
Andrew Kyle Bindela replied to Count Croc's discussion Furred Creatures
"How did you try? "
Nov 3, 2019
Count Croc posted a discussion

Furred Creatures

How do you apply fur onto a puppet? I tried awhile ago and it didn't turn out too well.See More
Nov 2, 2019
Count Croc replied to Aarica North's discussion Lighting for LEGOs
"Try BrickStuff. I used to do Lego animation but stopped because it got really expensive."
Oct 30, 2019
Count Croc replied to Count Croc's discussion My newest monster
"It's really more of a mandible type deal rather than a jaw."
Oct 19, 2019
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Count Croc's discussion My newest monster
"Looks fun. How does the jaw relate to the rest of the head?"
Oct 19, 2019
Count Croc posted a discussion

My newest monster

Hey guys! I just thought some of you would be interested in what I’m working on. This is my newest monster, which was originally made for a Halloween short. My new project is going to be based on the scene from A New Hope with the monster chess sequence. It was what really began my love for stop motion. There’s neat videos on YouTube on how they remade the puppets for the new films. (I could talk about this for hours). For whatever reason, I find this scene to be really interesting. Anyway, I…See More
Oct 18, 2019
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Count Croc's discussion Everything I sculpt looks like a duck....
"Sometimes it's a bit like that problem of trying not to think about something, that only makes you think about it some more. When I am sculpting I try to concentrate on the essence of what I want it to be, the feel of what it might be like to…"
Oct 4, 2019
StopmoNick replied to Count Croc's discussion Everything I sculpt looks like a duck....
"A duck monster, that would be different... ok, maybe not right for this film. The good thing about a crocodile type face (from a practical standpoint) is the mouth opening goes right back to where the jaw hinges, with no cheeks, so even if cast in a…"
Oct 3, 2019

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