"This is a music video, I guess, but it is more! It is a short film that tells a complete story, economically and with clear emotions. (Surprising how the little black beads as eyes can be made to look in different directions.) I…"
Chris, to decrease the amount of flutter on the felt, (which can be considerable) I animated at 12fps and did as little manipulation as possible to get as much expression as I could. By being careful to only handle the puppet in the…"
Hello everyone,http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-6WL4txVlwHere is a stop-motion animation using felt characters I made for a brazilian singer(Robson Fonseca) that was just realeased on the web. The animation starts at 0:22. What do you think? Feedback?Hope you like it.See More
Puppet Putty is formulated by clay animator Don Carlson. Properties include colors that do not bleed on your hands, a matte finish, cleans up with water, is very light weight, firm, non-greasy and has a silky texture.
Hi! I was wondering if anyone could tell me or point me in the direction of a tutorial for animating a matte for rig removal in Adobe Premiere or After Effects? Here's a quickie little test I did of my puppet just to dip my feet into how his rig…Continue
Hi everyoneI'm working on a puppet of a girl, and I want to use silicone for the skin. I tried to make it of Dragon Skin 10 but the result goes too smooth and looks very doll like - as in the picture here:…Continue
Hiya, folks.I'm curious what kind of lighting you use- halogen, tungsten, LED, or compact fluorescent (spiral) bulbs. The main purpose of asking is that I am not sure how hard to design my clay for the animator who is going to use it. So far, there…Continue
Hello fellow stop motion-ers!I have managed to teach myself enough to make a few stop motions, but I still don't quite understand what type of lighting/bulbs to use to prevent the subtle flickering throughout an animation? I want to be able to…Continue
My son is almost 14 years old. He has done some stop motion on his 3Ds with his lego figures, although there is no sound. He is asking for a real stop motion camera for Christmas. I don't even know where to begin. He doesn't have his own personal…Continue