"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.
Looking through the Internet, Stop Motion Magazine, Stop Motion Books, etc., I've seen plenty of fantastic ways to build a stop motion stage.I would like to get thoughts from the people here that do this day-in and day-out.If you were to build one…Continue
Hi all, I have been trying out Stop Motion Studio on the iPad/iPod which is a great app. I'd like to try green screen but I'm not quite sure where to start with it. Does anyone know of a good tutorial?Also, this is our first animation:…Continue
I'm currently working on a project taking a lot of influence from python era cut out animation and I'm trying to use stop motion rather than photographing and using Toon Boom, photoshop etc. (mostly because I like result I've got in tests and partly…Continue
Howdy y'all!My name is McKinlay. I work in the model shop at Laika Studios. I've been a professional model maker for 10 years or so and have been at Laika for four. I posted in the "introduce yourself" thread, but I thought I'd give a wave in a…Continue
When younger movie goers think of stop-motion they think of Clay-Mation cartoons. However though before CGI Existed, cartoons were not the only place where stop-motion was used. Back in the day, film-makers like Ray Harryhausen, Willis O'Brien, and…Continue