"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.
Hello All,Iv'e been working on this sculpt and getting ready to make a mold of it (probably in hydrocal) for a cast in DragonSkin 10. Any thoughts on the best orientation of the mold? I'm thinking two parts and seaming it up the sides and along the…Continue
Still having trouble animating a walk cycle for a 4 legged beast. I have studied animals walking in slow motion, but still get confused when it comes to animating. I use Stop Motion Pro 7 and tried the roto -scope feature too.I still get lost and…Continue
hi all! i am student currently pursuing final year in animation and have chosen to do a dissertation on armature creation. i request all to give me any information on this topic. if possible you can also send some pictures or videos of armatures…Continue
Where are you guys getting supplies for ball and socket armatures? I didn't want to spend the $100 online. Ive heard of people taking apart the helping hands tools you can buy for soldering but I can't find them at stores.
I'm working on a new project, and am needing to make a really anatomically precise puppet. I've been watching this test of the T-Rex that Tippett did way back when, and I'm just floored by the way the skin slides over the pelvis, ribcage, and other…Continue