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new puppet head

Started this discussion. Last reply by Greyguy May 2, 2014. 2 Replies

here's a shot of a new head I'm…Continue

Start of a new armature

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Polacchi Mar 21, 2014. 67 Replies

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MartindeMadrid replied to Greyguy's discussion Start of a new puppet
"I think we need to coin a new term: maybe something like "nano-stopmotion animation"!"
Jan 25
Greyguy replied to fantamation's discussion TALOS Lives Again
"Awesome"
May 22, 2014
Greyguy commented on StopmoNick's photo
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CthulhuSculpt

"that looks cool!"
May 3, 2014
Greyguy replied to Greyguy's discussion new puppet head
"I hope it will Mike The movements are based on a computer render to show what the animator wants and I hope we get something in that range :) this is a picture of the bottom lip pin joint made from brass."
May 2, 2014
Mike replied to Greyguy's discussion new puppet head
"Wow, that looks awesome! I imagine that's going to give you quite a range of expressions."
May 1, 2014
Greyguy posted a discussion

new puppet head

here's a shot of a new head I'm working onSee More
May 1, 2014
Greyguy commented on Nat's photo
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Cedric Puppet - Making the foam body

"very nice! love how you are building this guy"
Apr 25, 2014
Greyguy commented on StopmoNick's photo
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Passageway

"Nice looking sets"
Apr 16, 2014
Greyguy replied to John Polacchi's discussion Silver Brazing "small" balls to rods
"just an idea I had about small ball sizes was to solder to the side of the ball but it would limit twisting action"
Mar 31, 2014
Greyguy replied to John Polacchi's discussion Silver Brazing "small" balls to rods
"I have been thinking for a 3/32 ball joint the rod can be soldered to the side of the ball instead of drilling a hole in the ball. Got pictures of what your trying to do? "
Mar 31, 2014
Greyguy replied to John Polacchi's discussion Silver Brazing "small" balls to rods
"I would say no to epoxy but I am sure others have tried it and I worked but I would not trust it if it had to twist."
Mar 31, 2014
Greyguy replied to John Polacchi's discussion Silver Brazing "small" balls to rods
"I use stay brite solder for the 1/8 ball joints as the melting point is low I hold the 1/16 rod in a vise and put the ball on top with the flux and solder in the hole then I put some metal stock on the ball and heat it up with a propane torch and…"
Mar 30, 2014
Greyguy commented on rick gibson's photo
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gorilla

"look forward to seeing him come alive!"
Mar 22, 2014
John Polacchi replied to Greyguy's discussion Start of a new armature
"My "original" idea was to make feathers "individually" on bristol paper(a heavy gage/weight) and color them with pastels or ink(whatever yields best results-do a few tests).The paper can be folded and formed as well as hold…"
Mar 21, 2014
Greyguy replied to Greyguy's discussion Start of a new armature
"John what I would look into is having artwork printed on the vinyl , that would be my first test. I was always thinking of having feathers made like how they make faux flowers! some of that stuff is very real looking !"
Mar 21, 2014
John Polacchi replied to Greyguy's discussion Start of a new armature
"I wonder how this might work for something of a much smaller scale and the feathers need painting/detailing?"
Mar 20, 2014

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Started by Eleanor Evans in CAMERA & STAGE 4 hours ago. 0 Replies

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What are you favorite Pre-CGI stopmotion creatures from Film?

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When younger movie goers think of stop-motion they think of Clay-Mation cartoons. However though before CGI Existed, cartoons were not the only place where stop-motion was used. Back in the day, film-makers like Ray Harryhausen, Willis O'Brien, and…Continue

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Use this space to tell everyone about yourself and your interest in stop motion animation.Continue

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Hi guysJust about to release this on my channel and was wondering could I get any feedback on it. Be as harsh as you want as it will only make me better in the future. Was looking for feedback on everything, stop start, execution, humor, script…Continue

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