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Muir - my new film

Started May 24, 2014 0 Replies

I just finished and uploaded my first year film in the experimental animation program at CalArts. It is a short 2.5 minute film called "Muir" about naturalist and author John Muir. I thought it would…Continue

new puppet in progress

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christopher Chirico Jan 6, 2014. 14 Replies

I am working on the puppet for my new film. So far I just have the armature with the head and hands (which are both removable). The armature is cabled aluminum wire, with epoxy putty and square brass…Continue

Latex Puppet Test

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian Timothy Sep 19, 2013. 10 Replies

I animated this quick character test last week. He is a latex buildup puppet. I did it to test the walking, but my main goal was trying to get emotion out of the character with body language. This…Continue

YoungArts

Started Aug 14, 2013 0 Replies

I don't know how many other young animators there are on this site, but I thought I would share this. There is an organization called YoungArts and it is a scholarship/recognition/life changing…Continue

 

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Don Carlson replied to Ian Timothy's discussion CalArts vs. SCAD??????
"That's a good point about internships, and you can't get an internship if you're not in college. Even if it was just a community college, It still counts as being a student, and I imagine you could get an internship that way if your…"
Jul 14, 2014
William "Zoe" FitzGerald replied to Ian Timothy's discussion CalArts vs. SCAD??????
"Yeah congrats! I was going to say CalArts would be best for a strong foundation, connections and team building. Scad is great for someone with (deep pockets) some previous knowledge and skills but needs space and fancy equipment. I went to scad…"
Jul 13, 2014
John Downey commented on Ian Timothy's video
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"Very nice ..... always been a fan of Muir's writings and a long time avid hiker and backpacker. He came to life for me for at least a short time in your short. ... jbd"
May 27, 2014
Mike commented on Ian Timothy's video
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Muir

"Nice job! Some really great things going here. I especially liked the emotion conveyed in the character, and the transition from sunlight to shadow when the mood shifts. This was very enjoyable to watch."
May 26, 2014
Dieter Wagner commented on Ian Timothy's video
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Muir

"Great work Ian!  I'm guessing you are glad about your decision to go to CalArts...haha.  Looking forward to see your progress.  This is already great work, I can't imagine how awesome your next school films will look. "
May 26, 2014
Roger Beck commented on Ian Timothy's video
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Muir

"Very nice! Is that Half Dome that I saw in the background?"
May 25, 2014
Ian Timothy posted a discussion

Muir - my new film

I just finished and uploaded my first year film in the experimental animation program at CalArts. It is a short 2.5 minute film called "Muir" about naturalist and author John Muir. I thought it would be fun to make a film about a real figure, and I chose the the famous naturalist John Muir who has always been an inspiration to me for his preservation and environmental activism, but he was also an amazing author. So I adapted some of his writing into the narration for the film. This is the…See More
May 24, 2014
Ian Timothy posted a video

Muir

My first year film at CalArts in the Experimental Animation program - A short stop motion film exploring the writings and adventures of naturalist, author, and father of the National Parks, John Muir. For more about John Muir:…
May 24, 2014
Don Carlson replied to Ian Timothy's discussion CalArts vs. SCAD??????
"I think you made the right decision. "
Apr 19, 2014
Ian Timothy replied to Mike's discussion Where the Animators Roam... A Sort of Survey.
"I'm 19, originally raised in Louisville, Kentucky (where the animation is non-existent) I started animating as a hobby around age 12. Self taught learning everything I could from books, internet, asking questions from people online. I started…"
Mar 28, 2014
Ian Timothy commented on Anthony Scott's photo
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The Class that Roared

"I am so honored to have been a part of that amazing day when they were all here for this photo shoot and to able to meet so many of them. It was such an inspiring day and this whole article just makes me really proud of my school."
Feb 12, 2014
Christopher Chirico replied to Ian Timothy's discussion new puppet in progress
"Looking good! Nice expression."
Jan 6, 2014
Joshua Swift/Squirpled replied to Ian Timothy's discussion new puppet in progress
"man i really need to make a build up puppet i bought all the stuff just haven't tried it yet...."
Jan 4, 2014
Don Carlson replied to Ian Timothy's discussion new puppet in progress
"I don't know if you've tried it yet, but there's something called "Model Magic" that works a treat for making build-up heads. It's a fluffy marshmallowy material and you can scupt it and it dries in the air to a foamy…"
Jan 1, 2014
StopmoNick replied to Ian Timothy's discussion new puppet in progress
"Try to use a thin fabric, not the same material you might use for a full size jacket or trousers. Remember the thickness of the fabric, and the coarseness of the weave, should be scaled down a bit, not just the size of the garment. I like cotton…"
Dec 31, 2013
Ian Timothy replied to Ian Timothy's discussion new puppet in progress
"I added the foam onto the armature. Since I can't sew, a friend of mine is going to make the costume, are there any tips or tricks anyone has that I could tell her about making clothes for a puppet?"
Dec 30, 2013

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Stop Motion's charm and its impact on CGI - Dissertation Idea, Would like opinions and advice from Stop-Motion fans!

Started by Cam Mitchell in ANIMATOR TALK. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh 7 hours ago. 15 Replies

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Started by Rayfriend_Brown in GENERAL PUPPET MAKING. Last reply by StopmoNick 21 hours ago. 14 Replies

Hi everyone!  I'd like to share with you a project I'm working on for my third year of university. I'm making stop motion puppets of Nausicaa and Kai from the japanese animation 'Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind'. Puppet fabrication for stop…Continue

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A few basic questions about casting in platinum silicone

Started by Dylan Lee in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by Dylan Lee on Sunday. 2 Replies

Hello all,I'm just getting started with casting molds after experimenting with rubber latex for a little while. I still have a couple of things to pick up at the art supply store, but I plan in the coming days to experiment with casting a…Continue

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