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8 tips and tricks to create your own Stop-Motion masterpiece

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Ellis Mar 6. 2 Replies

Hi guysI’ve recently started my own YouTube vlogging series and I’m showing what I get up to on a regular basis. Mixed in with Stop-Motion tutorials and content.take a look at my latest…Continue

Tags: tutorials, stop-motion, motion, Stop

Dan of the Dead available to watch for free on YouTube

Started Feb 24, 2016 0 Replies

Hello all We've finally made Dan of the dead available for everyone to watch for free on YouTube. Please have a watch and let me know what you all think. Thanks for watchingPete…Continue

Tags: casting, moulding, scenes, silicon, resin

Dan of the Dead at Viewster Film Festival

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Ellis Sep 15, 2014. 2 Replies

Hi allDan of the Dead is in it's first ever film festival. After almost 4 years in the making!!! It's an amazing feeling to finally have it out there for all to see and more importantly... VOTE!We…Continue

Tags: danofthedead, viewster, festival, animation, stop-motion

 

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MY MINI ME IS ALIVE!!! A Stop Motion Animation

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MY MINI ME IS ALIVE!!! A Stop Motion Animation

"Awesome! Worth the wait. Love the energy. A lot of challenges overcome for this little clip. Well done. "
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MY MINI ME IS ALIVE!!! A Stop Motion Animation

"Thanks guys. You’re very kind "
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MY MINI ME IS ALIVE!!! A Stop Motion Animation

"Ace Peter, Excellent video, and animation of yourself, good moves :)"
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MY MINI ME IS ALIVE!!! A Stop Motion Animation

Hello all. Yes my Mini Me is finally alive!!! Thank you to everyone who has been watching the Mini Me series, We’ve both had lots of fun. It’s now time to le...
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Stop Motion Animation Studio Tour

"I've really been enjoying your series, thanks for posting!"
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Stop Motion Animation Studio Tour

It’s time I gave you a Stop Motion Animation studio tour!!! Yes that’s right. I decided to work in the studio on a lovely sunny day! No rest for the wicked. ...
Jul 4
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Multifunctional Stop Motion Animation Table update

The Multifunctional Stop Motion Animation Table has been erected in the studio! I’m almost ready to start animating my mini me character and with the table i...
Jun 27
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Making a Stop Motion Puppet Part 10

"Hahaha. Yeh I noticed that a while back. That’s what happens when you look in the mirror. Hopefully it won’t matter too much "
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Making a Stop Motion Puppet Part 10

"Very nice, the puppets hair is parted the opposite of yours but otherwise it's a fair resemblance. Thank you for posting these videos they've been quite informative. "
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Making a Stop Motion Puppet Part 10

"Well fingers crossed that doesn’t happen eh!? "
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John Oakley commented on Peter Ellis's video
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Making a Stop Motion Puppet Part 10

"Looking forward to seeing the figure clothed! It's difficult to get the scale right at this stage -- sometimes it can look like you've sewn a jacket out of a duvet or something..."
Jun 19
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Making a Stop Motion Puppet Part 10

This is part 10 in the series of making a stop motion puppet. A mini me. I'm creating a mini character of myself to eventually animate on the show. My Animat...
Jun 17
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Making a Stop Motion Puppet Part 9

This is part 9 in the series of making a stop motion puppet. A mini me. I'm creating a mini character of myself to eventually animate on the show. My Animate...
Jun 15
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Making a Stop Motion Puppet Part 8

This is part 8 in the series of making a stop motion puppet. A mini me. I'm creating a mini character of myself to eventually animate on the show. My Animate...
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Dan of the Dead - Kickstarter Project

Posted on August 13, 2013 at 1:27am 2 Comments

Hi Guys,

Well the moment has come for me to plug Dan of the Dead to all you Stop Motion fans out there. It's Zombilisious! It's been almost 3 years in the making, whilst working around my "real" job. Please take time to look at Dan of the Dead Kickstarter and if you can help fund this project I would be a very happy guy. From one animator to another, I bring you Dan of the Dead…

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Zombie has arrived - Dan of the Deadf

Posted on July 25, 2012 at 1:00am 2 Comments

Hi all,

Oh have I got some news to tell you lot!!! Firstly I have my Emotimo rig for filming pans, tilts and slides. But you're not bothered about that! You've just read "Zombie has arrived" - so without further ado, here is the first of many Zombies in Dan of the Dead.…



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Set construction and Zombie update

Posted on July 3, 2012 at 11:04am 0 Comments

Hi all

Hope you're all well? I have been busy the past week getting the set built. I am hoping in my next blog to have a completed set ready for Dan to explore!!!

Early last week I started to make some smaller props to dress the public toilet set. Can you guess what they all…

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Animation tests and script update

Posted on June 24, 2012 at 10:30am 3 Comments

Ok, so i've been on holiday and had a well earned rest! I got a lot of writing done for Dan of the Dead, the whole plot summary is practically worked out.



I'm meeting up with Daz later this week to catch up on everything zombiefied. Hopefully we'll have something gruesome to post soon.



In the meantime i've been doing some animation tests with Dan, I want to get his character movements spot on so you'll see a lot more of these little tests over the next few…

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Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 4:26am on June 18, 2012, Jeff Lafferty said…

Thanks for the friend invite Peter.

At 4:28pm on September 5, 2012, John Horabin said…

Hey Pete- hope all is well in your undead world- best wishes from another TB3 stopmo freak- ever in London?

John

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