"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 All I'm setting up a small lab for an animation elective at the University of Newcastle with some copy stands for cut-out and drawn animation and I'm trying to get the lighting right. I'd really like to go LED or fluorescent (because they last…Continue
I've always just worked with clamp lights from a hard ware store. They've been ok on really small productions, but I might be landing my first decent sized gig. It's time to step up my game.For those of you who use professional grade lights, what do…Continue
Hello all!I need to make 2 supermarket shopping trolleys like the one pictured below for a huge part of the short film I'm making. They need to be strong enough to support a clay puppet in each one (although I could get round this by rigging them…Continue