John Oakley
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John Oakley replied to Harriett Bradbury's discussion Tie Downs for Pointed Toes?
"If the toes are REALLY pointed (i.e., Oskar Schlemmer style figures), I don't think there'd be any room for tie-downs..."
Feb 14
John Oakley replied to Harriett Bradbury's discussion Tie Downs for Pointed Toes?
"I did supply this information once, but it seems to have been destroyed for some reason. As I said, I am by no means an expert on this, but if I was trying to deal with this problem I'd use rigs to hold the figures, then erase them in…"
Feb 13
John Oakley replied to Natalie Grammer's discussion Hair for silicone puppet
"This is something I know nothing about, but it sounds like a lot of work.. If the hair is supposed to look shorter and stubbier, I would think about trying an electrostatic flock applicator (the sort used by model railway enthusiasts to give the…"
Nov 23, 2017
John Oakley replied to Simon Tytherleigh's discussion EVA foam helmets
"They look great! Well done!"
Nov 20, 2017
John Oakley commented on Iulian Demetrescu's photo
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finished graveyard set with Walter puppet.

"That's great! Love the lighting..."
Nov 6, 2017
John Oakley commented on Juan Ramirez's photo
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Werewolf_01

"What a terrific werewolf!"
Oct 28, 2017
John Oakley commented on Juan Quirós's video
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Animatoste 4: Fósil (parte 1)

"I loved the music -- it really fit the animation very nicely!"
Jul 17, 2017
John Oakley commented on Ian Harding's photo
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London westminster Zey The Mouse

"Wow -- that's quite a commitment! well done..."
Jul 15, 2017
John Oakley replied to tam hinton's discussion plasticine
"Click on 'these'..."
May 19, 2017
John Oakley replied to tam hinton's discussion plasticine
"Here it is: 500mg Plasticine block , available in various colours"
May 19, 2017
John Oakley replied to Hugo's discussion Building a stone giant
"I've never had to do this, but you could do worse than take a look at how figma figures like this are articulated."
May 17, 2017
John Oakley replied to Oscar Weiner's discussion What's a good editing software that's free and worthy of trying?
"Try HitFilm Express -- it's pretty comprehensive, and there are lots of good tutorials too."
May 11, 2017
John Oakley replied to Lauren Hoffmann's discussion Fabrication- College decision
"While stumbling around the net I saw this: Stop Motion Animation Course The whole course seems to be available for around $60. I know nothing about the course itself, just seemed to be another option you could consider -- or preparation for college…"
May 10, 2017
John Oakley replied to Lauren Hoffmann's discussion Fabrication- College decision
"I think if you ask twenty people for their opinions on this, you'll get 20 different answers. For what it's worth, I'd advise you to combine 2 or 3 things in your college years. For example, I sometimes wish I'd gone to an art…"
May 5, 2017
John Oakley replied to Joe's discussion Making an animatable rope
"I haven't done this, but if I was going to, I'd think about smearing some glue on the animation wire and winding some button thread around it. Button thread is like cotton but thicker, so should give a better texture and be easier to…"
May 4, 2017
John Oakley replied to Anthony Scott's discussion STOPMO JAM 2
Apr 17, 2017

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