Hi all,I recently started working on a little model (about 5cm tall) of SuperSulpey Firm and I realized that wasn't easy.1- Because I got big fingers2- Because I only have 2 handsOne problem seems…Continue
"Thank you all, that's very helpful ! And I'm glad you like the design.@MoonshineYes I guess they'll be heavier than the rest of the body but just to be safe I'll probably put tie-downs.@NickHarryhausen's puppets are great…"
"That's a great looking concept!
You can have a supposedly rigid statue, like Ray's Talos, Kali, or ship's figurehead, that actually does bend - those were foam latex. I guess the fact that it flexed was part of the magic.…"
Hi guys ! It's been a while since I came here to post anything. Now I'm working on my next stop motion short and I'd like to share what I've done so far and get advices.I've built this stone giant but now I have some doubts about the possibility to animate him as it is. He's just going to walk and have small amplitude movements.…See More
"Possibly one other option for support, given the camera angle seeing right under the hand? A piece of clear Perspex might go unnoticed propping up the back of the palm. The edges could be hidden by the fingers. It could be fairly wide and give…"
"@Mike -Ha ha yes I think it is !Polystyrene is a good idea, and I've got plenty of it. And if it's still too heavy I can let the wrist/forearm on the ground. It'll be different but I can give it a try.
And by the way, I'd really…"
"Our own hands have a support rig - us!
But if you want it to scuttle about like a spider, with no arm attached, I guess you have three choices. Use the fact that there are 5 fingers to always keep 3 of them on the ground, add a rig and erase it, or…"
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