hi, allso i'm planning to make an ultracal mould and cast this puppet in platsil - gel10, and i have no real idea on how to go about painting or colouring it. do i dye the silicone? can i use some…Continue
"LEDs are definitely the way to go. I have had problems with halogens causing flicker.
It is possible to use dimmable LEDs, but you have to watch out. The dimmers are Pulse Width Modulation dimmers, and they operate by switching the lights on and…"
"When I first set up my studio at home, I had a flicker problem which was caused by the AC power fluctuating by a couple of volts. I had been through all the settings on my DSLR that can use flicker in the camera, but this was the power in the…"
"Another way to colour the silicone is to add a tiny bit of oil paint into the silicone. With it being oil based, it won’t dry out and is very effective.
I use it on all my silicone moulding. Check out my 5 minute stop motion challenge on…"
"A couple more tips. These are also in other threads on this site, so have a rummage for info.
Mix the colour you want into sufficient of Part B to fill the mould, so you are not struggling to colour match because you don't have enough. Then mix…"
"The answer is yes, you can colour the silicone by adding tint to one part before mixing the two together, and yes you can add colour washes etc after you have cast the piece. Have a look at some of the videos on YouTube from Brick in the Yard, who…"
hi, allso i'm planning to make an ultracal mould and cast this puppet in platsil - gel10, and i have no real idea on how to go about painting or colouring it. do i dye the silicone? can i use some kind of wash after moulding? most of my experience is with build up or hard puppets, so ive never really had to paint anything.heres an img of the sculpt for reference, any comments or tips would be graciously appreciated, cheers…See More
"adobe after effects is what i use for the bulk of editing, and you can cross it with premier easily if the need arises.
a good dslr is usually over $500, but u might be able to find a cheap one second hand.
ive only really used dragonframe, but ive…"