Prav Potu
  • Male
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States
Share

Prav Potu's Discussions

Animating Shoelaces

Started this discussion. Last reply by Maureen Z Jan 7. 5 Replies

Hello!Brand spanking new member here ... I'm trying to animate some shoelaces so they look like they've tied themselves.  My question is two-fold - has anyone done this before and would they care to…Continue

 

Prav Potu's Page

Latest Activity

Maureen Z replied to Prav Potu's discussion Animating Shoelaces
"Good Luck! Look forward to seeing it."
Jan 7
Prav Potu replied to Prav Potu's discussion Animating Shoelaces
"I like this idea a lot. I think perhaps sewing to the underside and cleaning up in post might be the way to go. Thank you so much!"
Jan 6
Prav Potu replied to Prav Potu's discussion Animating Shoelaces
"Thank you so much! Very helpful. Wondered if shooting backwards would help and now I need wonder no more. :)"
Jan 6
Maureen Z replied to Prav Potu's discussion Animating Shoelaces
"It might be possible to feed a wire into the center of a woven lace. Or, with a very thin aluminum wire you can sew it to the underside of a lace."
Jan 1
Dawn Brown replied to Prav Potu's discussion Animating Shoelaces
"Hi, if you use cloth-covered wire for the laces, you won't need the fishing line at all. Also, I would recommend shooting in reverse. Start with the laces tied, and gradually untie them and have the laces fly around as you please. You simply…"
Jan 1
Prav Potu posted a discussion

Animating Shoelaces

Hello!Brand spanking new member here ... I'm trying to animate some shoelaces so they look like they've tied themselves.  My question is two-fold - has anyone done this before and would they care to share their experience, tips, tricks, etc? Secondly, I'm planning on using pipe cleaners to reinforce the shoelaces and then using fishing line, I'm going to suspend them for the mid-air/pre-loop part of the animation. Does this sound like the right approach or does anyone have any better…See More
Dec 31, 2019

Comment Wall

  • No comments yet!

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

Join StopMotionAnimation.com

 
 
 

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

Latest Activity

Chris C posted a discussion

Nikon D3200 connection to Dragonframe

Ive just started animation and Im having problems connecting my DSLR to DF.. Ive followed the…See More
9 hours ago
David Robert posted a blog post

How to Get Quality Backlinks to Your Website

What is a backlink? Backlinks are links between websites.If another website links to you, you have…See More
13 hours ago
Adam Taylor replied to StopmoNick's discussion Harryhausen 100 tribute
"Great job!  Such a nice tribute."
16 hours ago
Adam Watson updated their profile
17 hours ago

© 2020   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;}