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Clothes: Sculpted vs Sewn

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dennis Heinzeroth Jan 5. 12 Replies

I have a character that's going to be in different scenarios throughout my planned series of mini-films. 1/8th scale, so around 9 inches tall. The costumes vary all over the place, from sleek sci-fi…Continue

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Nikon D3200 with Dragonframe, good idea or no?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dennis Heinzeroth Feb 4, 2016. 7 Replies

Hello everyone, my local box store has the D3200 on clearance. What I'm wondering is, is it adequate for stop mo filming with Dragonframe? Here is the DF page on the D3200:…Continue

 

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Dennis Heinzeroth replied to Angus Lamont's discussion Starting out - short film or stick to animation tests
"Hey Angus, follow you're dreams and don't let anyone tell you differently. Otherwise, you'll end up regretting that you didn't "go for it" when you had the chance. Do one thing on that list and it will get shorter each…"
Apr 22
Dennis Heinzeroth commented on Durand Greig's photo
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Head Louse TVC puppet.

"Perfect blend of comical and creepy. Has it been animated yet? I'd love to see it in motion."
Mar 15
Dennis Heinzeroth commented on Kate Stransky's video
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Glade Candle Stop-motion spot - The Skater

"I've seen this on facebook, but just played it for my daughter here at SMA and she wants to go buy some Glade products bc "That was cool!""
Mar 15
Dennis Heinzeroth replied to Atalissa Harrah's discussion I'm stumped for voices
"I was thinking what Simon mentioned. I don't know if this will help, but the local community college where I live (middle of nowhere Pennsylvania) has voiceover/voice acting classes as part of their curriculum. I have absolutely no idea why, bc…"
Feb 4
Dennis Heinzeroth replied to Kim Pelayo's discussion Puppet Size
"In one of the videos LAIKA head honcho Travis Knight did for KUBO, he states that Kubo is about 9 and a 1/2 inches tall and gives the reasons why. Here's a link to that video, that comment is right around the 3:00 minute…"
Jan 30
Dennis Heinzeroth replied to Calin Johnson's discussion Talking Sandwich Mixed Media?
"That looks to me like a hand puppet, made out of raw foam. The crust looks like the edges of the foam were sealed and painted brown. The bulk of the lunch meat and tomatoes "look" real, but so little is seen it's hard to tell. It also…"
Jan 15
Dennis Heinzeroth replied to Hannah Garcia's discussion puppet diy costs
"Hello again! I see that you're in Toronto, this might be a good place to get you started on materials and their costs: http://www.sculpturesupply.com/ They're located in Toronto, so (hopefully) that would save you on shipping charges…"
Jan 12
Dennis Heinzeroth replied to Hannah Garcia's discussion puppet diy costs
"Hannah, do you have concept art of what your character will look like and what you need it to do?  That would help give the members here some idea of what you're looking for and the different ways to come up with what you…"
Jan 11
Dennis Heinzeroth replied to Natalie Grammer's discussion Are My Characters Original?
"Maybe....***maybe*** a little Tim Burton-ish? If you squint, looking through a piece of cheesecloth, from a distance. Personally, I think you're in the clear.  Dennis"
Jan 11
Dennis Heinzeroth replied to Stuart Bury's discussion Felt Cowboy Hat
"Hmmmm, good question. I would think that contact adhesives might be the way to go, like Barge Cement or E6000, but I'm really just guessing. I know cosplayers use those glues to make their flexible costume parts. "
Jan 7
Dennis Heinzeroth replied to justin rasch's discussion Sister animation test From KUBO
"I just thought I'd share this little story: My daughters watched it for the first time this evening and when the 2nd Sister's mask broke revealing part of her face, my 10 y.o. said "Oh, this is scary....I keep forgetting that…"
Jan 6
Dennis Heinzeroth replied to Stuart Bury's discussion Felt Cowboy Hat
"At the model shop I worked at years ago, we used flocking to simulate carpet on models of 1/24th scale people movers (those tram things at airports).  Look for jewelry box flocking, it comes in a number of different colors and you can basically…"
Jan 6
Dennis Heinzeroth replied to Dennis Heinzeroth's discussion Clothes: Sculpted vs Sewn
"You're welcome!  I did have some left over Tyvek so I spray glued some to another piece of the same duck cloth I used with the foil. It's more "robust"(?) than the aluminum foil, if I can use that word. The foil flexes and…"
Jan 5
David Braga replied to Dennis Heinzeroth's discussion Clothes: Sculpted vs Sewn
"Dennis, thanks for starting this discussion. I'm following with keen interest, as I'm at the exact same stage as you. Just ordered some Tyvek!  Keep updating on progress - I need all the help I can get!"
Jan 5
Dennis Heinzeroth replied to Dennis Heinzeroth's discussion Clothes: Sculpted vs Sewn
"Aaahh, thanks! I hadn't seen this video before. I wish they had added way more of this stuff in the extra features on the dvd. He said they used Tyvek covered with silk. Tyvek is the material used in house-wrap to weatherproof the walls. I…"
Jan 4
Ignatiuslayola replied to Dennis Heinzeroth's discussion Clothes: Sculpted vs Sewn
"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vhpq7-c911A Here is the link. He called it "boiling" or "chatter" effect. You can see it in Coraline when there is a close up shot of her pants. I'm sure certain fabric performed better…"
Jan 3

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