Hi everybody,I'm looking to buy a professional lighting kit for a stop motion studio I want to set up, for puppet stop motion work mostly. I thought about buying 2-3 150w Dedolights , and one short…Continue
I suppose it all comes down to budget and size of set. We shoot a short series for CITV called Compost Corner on a 6ft x 4ft set. Here's our lighting rig:
1 x 300W Arri Key Light (the Sun)
1 x 300W Arri Fill Light (used with a large…"
"dedo lights- good choice, regulated so less flickering issues, very versatile, and later on dmx controllable for full automation- i haven't yet encountered another light so suitable for our purposes.
I'd definitely recommend them."
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.
Hello All,Iv'e been working on this sculpt and getting ready to make a mold of it (probably in hydrocal) for a cast in DragonSkin 10. Any thoughts on the best orientation of the mold? I'm thinking two parts and seaming it up the sides and along the…Continue
hi all! i am student currently pursuing final year in animation and have chosen to do a dissertation on armature creation. i request all to give me any information on this topic. if possible you can also send some pictures or videos of armatures…Continue
Still having trouble animating a walk cycle for a 4 legged beast. I have studied animals walking in slow motion, but still get confused when it comes to animating. I use Stop Motion Pro 7 and tried the roto -scope feature too.I still get lost and…Continue
Where are you guys getting supplies for ball and socket armatures? I didn't want to spend the $100 online. Ive heard of people taking apart the helping hands tools you can buy for soldering but I can't find them at stores.
I'm working on a new project, and am needing to make a really anatomically precise puppet. I've been watching this test of the T-Rex that Tippett did way back when, and I'm just floored by the way the skin slides over the pelvis, ribcage, and other…Continue