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Is there a common scale people usually work with?

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Braga May 4. 12 Replies

Is there a common scale people work with? or is it "to each there own?"I'm currently working at 1 inch to a foot. 1/12 scale? So my puppets are 6 inches tall. Would anyone recommend a specific scale…Continue

 

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David Braga replied to Mikey Pounds's discussion Is there a common scale people usually work with?
"Nick, your work is astounding. Is there more of your work online you can point us to? I think I've worn out youtube watching all your videos..."
May 4
Thomas Nicol replied to Mikey Pounds's discussion Is there a common scale people usually work with?
"That house looks fantastic, Nick! Is that for the short with Poe and Lovecraft?And just throwing in my 2 cents on scale -- I also typically aim for 1:6, partially because it's a nice balance between small enough to build stuff feasibly, and big…"
May 3
StopmoNick replied to Mikey Pounds's discussion Is there a common scale people usually work with?
"Yes, 1:24 is smaller.  It is one quarter the size of my usual puppet scale of 1:6.   Biggest - 1:6.  Then 1:12. 1:24 scale is also called 1/2" to the foot. A 6 ft tall human figure would be 3" tall.   "
May 3
Zach Sawan replied to Mikey Pounds's discussion Is there a common scale people usually work with?
"Niiiiiice StopmoNick! I'm not great with numbers so I've been sitting here for like a half hour trying to wrap my head around conversions X^0 ... so 1:24 would mean 1 inch in the model would equal 24 inches in full scale, which means 1:24…"
Apr 29

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