Joe
  • United Kingdom
Share

Joe's Discussions

Animate tree growing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh Mar 23. 3 Replies

HiI'm planning a shot in which a tree will grow very quickly. From nothing, the tree will grow up to full size (about 12 inch at the scale I'm working) in 3 or 4 seconds.Does anyone have any ideas on…Continue

Tags: growth, grow, tree

Puppet Putty available in the UK?

Started this discussion. Last reply by DimensionalAnimator Mar 16. 3 Replies

HiI'm really keen to get hold of some Puppet putty and try it out - videos on youtube etc look interesting. Does anyone know of anywhere that sells it in the UK? Also if anyone has actually used it…Continue

Tags: UK, puppet putty

Attaching Replacement Mouths to Puppet Heads

Started this discussion. Last reply by StopmoNick May 25, 2017. 4 Replies

HiI'm making some puppet heads which are made of polystyrene with a layer of latex over the top. I'm going to make a set of replacement mouth which will be fairly basic sausage shape - basically like…Continue

Tags: 'replacement, attach, mouth', 'sausage, replacement

Making an animatable rope

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adam Taylor May 7, 2017. 6 Replies

HiI'm trying to make a rope that a puppet will hold and swing around like a lasoo, so I need to make something that is rigid and bendable in order to animate it. My thinking so far has been that…Continue

Tags: wire, rope

 

Joe's Page

Latest Activity

Simon Tytherleigh replied to Joe's discussion Animate tree growing
"Might be worth considering using a 3d pen to create the tree. There are some YouTube videos showing trees being made this way. But it wouldn't really show it growing, as the trunk would remain the same height, unless you pushed it up from the…"
Mar 23
Joe replied to Joe's discussion Animate tree growing
"Thanks for your reply Nick. I'd also been thinking I might need to break it down into multiple shots and perhaps use different techniques between shots. I like your idea of showing a shadow of branches as they grow.  I suspect I might need…"
Mar 21
StopmoNick replied to Joe's discussion Animate tree growing
"I did the trick with the hole in the set floor, and pulling a shrub down through the hole.  Near the start of Turtle World at 0:39:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBA_vbwVxRM    (Could have looked better if it was smoother.)…"
Mar 20
Joe posted a discussion

Animate tree growing

HiI'm planning a shot in which a tree will grow very quickly. From nothing, the tree will grow up to full size (about 12 inch at the scale I'm working) in 3 or 4 seconds.Does anyone have any ideas on what materials I could use to make the tree? So far I've got 2 ideas - which I haven't tested yet,idea 1 - make a series of replacement trees of different sizesidea 2 - make a tree at the full size out of wire with some other material over the wire and position it over a hole in the set, then…See More
Mar 19
DimensionalAnimator replied to Joe's discussion Puppet Putty available in the UK?
"You can try standart plasteline?"
Mar 16
Joe replied to Joe's discussion Puppet Putty available in the UK?
"Thanks for your reply Adam. Your animation looks good. I haven't found anywhere to buy it in the UK so I guess I'll just have to buy it from the maker and just pay the shipping"
Feb 20
Adam Taylor replied to Joe's discussion Puppet Putty available in the UK?
"I have used it for one short animation and really liked it.  It's not sticky and the color doesn't come off onto your hands.  I made the character without an armature inside and it was able to hold shape well.  It is much…"
Feb 19
Joe updated their profile
Feb 13
Joe posted a discussion

Puppet Putty available in the UK?

HiI'm really keen to get hold of some Puppet putty and try it out - videos on youtube etc look interesting. Does anyone know of anywhere that sells it in the UK? Also if anyone has actually used it I'd be interested to hear what you think of itThanksJoeSee More
Feb 13

Comment Wall

  • No comments yet!

You need to be a member of StopMotionAnimation.com to add comments!

 
 
 

MESSAGE BOARD CATEGORIES

STOPMO NEWBIES
basic stopmo discussion

ANIMATOR TALK
experienced animators looking to improve

CAMERA & STAGE
animation camera, lighting and moco rigs

ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
animation tool and rigging discussion

STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS
frame capture, editing, and post-production

STORY
script, storyboarding and storyreel discussion

SOUND
lip-sync, sound effects and music

YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT
discuss your stopmo film

ARMATURES
ball & socket and wire armature discussion

MACHINE SHOP
metalwork tool & talk

SCULPTING
sculpture information and advice

HAIR & COSTUME
materials, patterns and technique

CASTING
foam, silicone and resin

CLAY
clay puppet construction

GENERAL PUPPET MAKING
other puppet fabrication issues

STOP MOTION SETS
set design and construction information

MODEL DEPARTMENT
miniature prop discussion

MATTE PAINTINGS
glass matte paintings and backgrounds

GENERAL SPECIAL EFFECTS

STOP MOTION FILM DISCUSSION

FAVORITE STOP MOTION CHARACTERS

PRO ANIMATOR DISCUSSION

FILM FESTIVALS AND EVENTS

ANIMATION SCHOOLS

STOP MOTION BOOKS

STOP MOTION ON VIDEO

JOBS & PROJECTS
post here if you are looking for talent to hire

SWAP MEET
stop motion items for sale

CHAT BOARD
general discussion

SITE FEEDBACK
report bugs, comments and suggestions here

Gumby Imagined, The Story of Art Clokey and His Creations

The ultimate Gumby retrospective packed with incredible photos and never-before-shared stories. Written by Art Clokey's children, Joan and Joe Clokey, this is the most comprehensive book ever published on Gumby, Davey and Goliath and their creator Art Clokey, a pioneer in stop-motion animation.

stopmo jam on Instagram

© 2018   Created by Anthony Scott.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

.xg_widget_forum_index_index .xg_column.xg_span-7.xg_last {display:none;} .xg_widget_forum_topic_listForCategory .xg_column.xg_span-7.xg_last {display:none;} .xg_widget_forum_topic_show .xg_column.xg_span-7.xg_last {display:none;}