Okay, I've been working with plasticine for years. I can create cartoon characters that are almost identical to their counterparts (just in a 3D format). However, to animate them... they don't move…Continue
"I don't think there is a better clay type material than plasticine, if you want to do clay animation. Some of us prefer to use other types of materials like foam latex that can bend and be animated, but don't have the ability to be…"
"To stop-motion in general... I wouldn't say I'm a newbie so as much as an amateur.
I've made personal videos I haven't shared because I don't care to (they have no story, they are there just to see how things move &…"
"Even though you're experienced sculptor, are you a newbie to stop motion??? So much stuff to know about and would take bible size book contents about stop motion. In general, you definitely have an internal armature to support the…"
"Wires can just cut right through the clay - you need to make armatures. Put something around the wire to make it thicker - you can pack epoxy putty around them to make bones or wrap them with many windings of paper taped or glued on. For large areas…"
Okay, I've been working with plasticine for years. I can create cartoon characters that are almost identical to their counterparts (just in a 3D format). However, to animate them... they don't move too well because as you move plasticine, it either is too heavy (with large characters), or too thin & they fall over (if you have skinny legs).I've tried some work arounds by sticking some wires in them, but some are either too thin or too thick, and it really makes it a pain in the ass to make…See More
"I love it. Granted, I only saw a couple videos here because I'm new to this site... but this is really great. The animation is smooth, sets are wonderful, lighting is great... looks professional. The character design looks scary because of the…"
Hi guys,I'm trying to create a scene which is mostly animation/movement rather than speaking. The way I've been doing my animation so far is by creating script similar to this one http://imgur.com/FvOUgN2 (from…Continue
Hi! I'm doing some paperwork about stop motion commercials and ads, and I have to put some examples. I already found some, but I decide to ask you too if you could put links of some which are your favourite maybe? There are many commercials which…Continue
Im currently designing characters for a new project. I have a design i really like but before going any further I need to figure out how Im going to cast the head with an open mouth.I understand the basics of mold making, but i cant figure out how…Continue
Hi allI'm still clearing out the music cupboard here at Squid Towers. I've whacked a couple of short tunes on soundcloud, and as I said in my previous post, they're free to a good home. I'd much rather they were used than sat on my hard drive…Continue