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Looking for help!

Started this discussion. Last reply by StampMotionStudio Mar 22. 2 Replies

I'm looking for help!I promised at the beginning of the year that there would be more animated content from me... However, it's been really tough handling school, work, and live in general. If you…Continue

Tags: claymation, stop, shorts, clay, mr.

VR Stop Motion?

Started Jan 14 0 Replies

Hey guys,So this year I'm trying something new and experimental. Virtual Reality 360 Stop Motion Animation.I'm pretty new to VR and 360 cameras and I just recently got my hands on a Theta S from…Continue

Tags: 360, motion, stop, vr

LOOKING FOR ANIMATORS TO CONTRIBUTE TO MY FILM!

Started Jan 7 0 Replies

 As some of you may know I've been working on a short documentary film called "Becoming an Animator" as kind of a look at how many animators have made it in the industry. I've already contacted a few…Continue

HELPFUL STOP MOTION TIPS FOR BEGINNERS!

Started Apr 6, 2016 0 Replies

Here are some helpful tips for People first starting out with Stop Motion.. (these are tips I really wish I had known years ago when I first started) You need: A camera, a laptop/pc, lighting units…Continue

Tags: tips, helpful, motion, stop, tutorial

 

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StampMotionStudio replied to StampMotionStudio's discussion Looking for help!
"Please get in touch with me by sending me an email at stampmotionfilms@gmail.com and I'll talk with you! Thanks"
Mar 22
Moonshine Animations replied to StampMotionStudio's discussion Looking for help!
"What can we do to help?"
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StampMotionStudio posted a discussion

Looking for help!

I'm looking for help!I promised at the beginning of the year that there would be more animated content from me... However, it's been really tough handling school, work, and live in general. If you would like to contribute some help I'd be very appreciative of it. I'm asking for anybody who wants to help out with the production of these new videos. I could use some help with design work, audio, editing, etc. You don't need to be near me in order to help out, you will be doing it all from your…See More
Mar 21
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Puppet Putty | Unboxing/Review

An in depth unboxing and review of Don Carlson's "Puppet Putty" modeling clay. Check out the Puppet Putty available for purchase here: https://www.stopmotion...
Mar 6
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Jan 24
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Rig Removal for Stop Motion | Beginner to Advanced

"You certainly can. IN the layers panel under the Mask layer, there will be one called Position, if you select that before going to move the mask, the whole mask will be moved. Remember, you need to have the stopwatch selected on the layer in order…"
Jan 24
mason King commented on StampMotionStudio's video
Jan 23
StampMotionStudio posted a video

Rig Removal for Stop Motion | Beginner to Advanced

An in-depth look at 3 different ways of rig removal for stop motion. If you have any tutorial requests or questions, please comment below! MAIN CHANNEL: http...
Jan 20
StampMotionStudio commented on mason King's video
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"Not bad for your first try! Note that most of the time when animating a character talk, the voice actor will record the voice first, and then animate the character to the voice. It's much easier this way to line up the dialog to the mouth…"
Jan 20
StampMotionStudio replied to Bobby's discussion How to add cgi work to stop motion
"Your question is quite broad but I'll answer it the best I can... For Laika and Aardman's lip-syncing they use a process called replacement mouths, meaning for each frame a new mouth is created for the said letter the character is…"
Jan 20
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Stamp Motion Extra - Channel Trailer

"I hear ya! I'll be doing a tutorial on this next. And  Eddie I do agree, Photoshop is quite tedious since you have to save each image and import new ones. I spent about two hours last night doing rig removal in photoshop for about 48…"
Jan 19
StampMotionStudio commented on StampMotionStudio's video
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Stamp Motion Extra - Channel Trailer

"Well there are many ways of rig removal. Stop Motion Pro has a built in "Rig Removal" tool, yet I use DragonFrame. I would either import the images into Adobe Photoshop to paint out the rig, or more likely use Adobe After Effects by…"
Jan 18
Eddie G commented on StampMotionStudio's video
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"What software will you use to remove the rig? Great animation!"
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VR Stop Motion?

Hey guys,So this year I'm trying something new and experimental. Virtual Reality 360 Stop Motion Animation.I'm pretty new to VR and 360 cameras and I just recently got my hands on a Theta S from Ricoh. There aren't many people doing VR stop motion so it's left me having to figure things out on my own. I was able to get the Theta S connected to my laptop via USB and the camera is actually recognised in DragonFrame! It's all working great but I'm now faced with a small issue. When the camera is…See More
Jan 14
StampMotionStudio replied to Adam Dowling's discussion Please help! Dragon wont recognise my Canon 5d mark ii
"I also use DragonFrame with a Canon 5D Mark II. My best guess is that the version you're using is too old to support this model of camera. You'll just have to upgrade to a more recent version of DragonFrame."
Jan 14

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Stop Motion: tips for starting out

Posted on April 19, 2014 at 8:12pm 1 Comment

Welcome, I hope this will help you when starting out with stop motion.

This will be just a few things to keep in mind when getting set up.

First of all, you need a camera, a digital handheld camera, or, what I have more experience with, a webcam. Next, you need a laptop/Pc. You need to connect your webcam/camera into the laptop then, you need...Say, for example if you're working with a webcam, you want to get the webcam driver/software. Okay, now you want to get some stop…

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At 8:40pm on April 10, 2015, Chris Caufield said…

Thanks, it's great to be here!!

At 8:42pm on April 10, 2015, Chris Caufield said…

And thanks for all the info, great stuff!!!

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