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Ink Detailing On Latex Puppets

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timmus Sep 28, 2013. 19 Replies

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StampMotionStudio commented on Timmus's photo
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Crazy Carl

"very nice, I have available to me some different furs, like the white in this photo, I'll probably be experimenting using fur with my stop motion puppets."
Mar 30
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Crazy Carl

One concerned individual
Mar 30
Timmus commented on Regina Resende's album
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Stop Motion

"Great use of the helping hands pieces ! :) how many kits did it take to build this guy?"
Mar 24, 2014
Timmus commented on Mike's photo
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"Will" Resin Head Armature

"Nice work Will, that head looks fantastic. I found measuring the volume required exactly and then mixing the exact amount needed so you can pour away using soft plastic container so you can pinch to help control the speed and can pour straight down.…"
Mar 20, 2014
Timmus commented on rick gibson's photo
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SKULL

"love the gums and teeth"
Mar 6, 2014
Timmus replied to Hairyhands's discussion Dragon frame, post production
"Nick and Lauri have given you great advice so far. Nick is right about DF having an aspect ratio mask option within Dragonframe which, as Nick mentioned, overlays a mask so you can be sure to set up your shots for the aspect ratio you are using. A…"
Mar 6, 2014
Timmus commented on Tetsu Kawamura's photo
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tiny armature, ted figure, horse armature

"Your armatures are stunning and clearly designed and built with great care and effort. They are beautiful."
Feb 26, 2014
Timmus commented on Timmus's photo
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"Hi Cait, this version of Harry is just fake fur glued on in pieces. Great for posing but not too hot for animating as the fabric of the fur is quite thick and limited motion much more than I thought it would. I am now trying to build all my furred…"
Feb 24, 2014
Cait commented on Timmus's photo
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"Hey Timmus-What did you use for the fur?"
Feb 24, 2014
Timmus commented on Timmus's photo
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"Thanks very much :)"
Feb 23, 2014
felicia rose commented on Timmus's photo
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"I love this!"
Feb 23, 2014
Dennis commented on Timmus's photo
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Cyclopean

"If memory serves, von Dutch started pinstriping motorcycles. That caught on with the hot rod and custom car fraternity and his work was always in the car magazines.  I think von Dutch, when I knew of him, did mostly pinstriping. Others came…"
Feb 23, 2014
Timmus commented on Timmus's photo
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Cyclopean

"That is awesome! I have heard of Von Dutch brand but didn't know there was graphic art too. That flying eyeball is awesome! I remember the brand when I was a kid in high school now painfully far in the past. Did VonDutch do crazy hot rod…"
Feb 23, 2014
Dennis commented on Timmus's photo
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Cyclopean

"Many years ago, in my early twenties, I was heavily into cars and hot rod culture. Pin striping and scallops were very much in vouge and a leading practitioner of the art was a Californian called Von Dutch. His trademark image was a flying eyeball.…"
Feb 23, 2014
BenniArt commented on Timmus's photo
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Cyclopean

"I see ^__^'"
Feb 22, 2014
Timmus commented on Timmus's photo
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Cyclopean

"Lol I was pretty happy with the wing texture. I used a gauze attached over wire and the latex really left a nice latticework pattern and then I had some fun with the inks :)"
Feb 22, 2014
BenniArt commented on Timmus's photo
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Cyclopean

"You're welcome ;) Although you are right about the eyes which really improve the effect of soul in those little beasts I also love the wings with this dynamic skin."
Feb 22, 2014
Timmus commented on Timmus's photo
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Cyclopean

"Thank you for the kind words. The credit really goes to the eyes which really make the rest look much better. The lifelike quality of the eyes has proved an amazing improvement on everything I have used them on so far. They are from the…"
Feb 22, 2014
BenniArt commented on Timmus's photo
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Cyclopean

"Stunning details! :o"
Feb 22, 2014
Timmus commented on Timmus's photo
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Cyclopean

"Thanks very much Zoe :)"
Feb 22, 2014

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Bringing Imagination to Realization Since 1979

Posted on January 20, 2014 at 8:30pm 7 Comments

Hello to all the good folks out there!

One crazy man and his dream. I would like to keep track all of my progress in one place and so will be adding to this blog as I go. Please scroll down and check it out:) Newest additions at the bottom.  I have, over the last year, been learning some of the magic and mystique of an art form that first inspired me as a kid watching Ray Harryhausen's skeleton warriors. I am doing this because I love it which has been attracting others who think the same way.

I use TEDCO Studios as a frame of mind, a form of initial focus point for the energy this adventure has been generating.  

I want to thank every person who posts, shares, helps and encourages others. I would not be able to have accomplished what I have in the last months learning character creation and stop motion and lighting without your help. I am truly grateful. 

I am not trying to be presumptuous or egotistical, just building my dream. 

Now that I have learned a few more etiquette guidelines for this site I will start posting the things I have been working on in a blog to try to keep things in order. Clearly visible in the picture of one of my workstations, you can see that I work my fingers to the bone in everything I do trying to learn as much as possible over the last few months from all you incredibly…

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Comment Wall (7 comments)

At 1:16am on October 27, 2013, Richard Svensson said…

Hi, and thanks for the friend request! We're all of a kind here, and it's great to get to know new passionate artists.

At 7:50am on December 29, 2013, Dalmatian Mice said…

Lived in Van for a pretty long time. I moved to London 2 years ago but am movin back to BC in the spring. Your from Vancouver! good to see some people doin stop motion there Bowes just is not holding it down.

At 5:05pm on January 4, 2014, Snowhorse said…
Thanks! Ever evolving the characters. little by little.
At 1:24am on January 9, 2014, Fursy TEYSSIER said…

Thanks a lot for your message.

please write me here: else@lesdiscrets.com if you don't mind. Will be easier for me to answer you. :)

At 4:28am on January 9, 2014, Fursy TEYSSIER said…

Pardon! En plus je t'ai écris en anglais, alors que tu m'as écris en français. Ta grammaire est très bonne! continue!!! :)
J'attends ton email! Merci!!

At 3:56pm on January 21, 2014, grecodan said…

Thanks for the compliment. I've been a stopmo fan for approximately 38 years, so I guess you accumulate a little knowledge over time, even if I don't actually practice the art very often. Good luck on your projects! (BTW, my avatar is a she! She's Graziella, the star of my last production...which was also the first bit of animation I've done in 30 years.)

At 7:17pm on February 12, 2014, Brian Demoskoff said…

i live in toronto now.  i used to live in Vancouver. whats going on there? Are you working on anything?

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Mystery Clay (Pro-Clay vs. Monster Clay)

Started by Jason Whetzell in SCULPTING. Last reply by Don Carlson 22 hours ago. 9 Replies

I really love waxed based clays like monster clay but I've always wanted it to be harder.I got a gift bag recently from my local FX shop (Frendsbeauty) and it had the perfect square of clay in it called..."Pro-Clay"They told me they discontinued it…Continue

Stove-burner flame, pot full of water, and lighting / shock bolt special effects

Started by Savannah Winchester in GENERAL SPECIAL EFFECTS. Last reply by Antonio J. Cebrián on Thursday. 8 Replies

I have a couple of effects I'd like to achieve so I'll just sneak them all in this post. 1.  Small flame for a gas stove burner.The eyes/burners are fairly small with pots and pans on top. I'm looking to make small flames. The burner itself is a…Continue

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Live Chat On AnimateClay.com Reminder

Started by Ron Cole in ANIMATOR TALK. Last reply by Ron Cole on Thursday. 251 Replies

Don't forget, on WEDNESDAYS (Thursdays on the first week of each month)  there's a…Continue

Better ways to paint Platsil Gel 10 ?

Started by Frej Bengtsson & Stellan Rutstam in CASTING. Last reply by michelangelo on Tuesday. 14 Replies

Howdy y'all!I'm having some difficulties with painting Platsil Gel 10, I was recommended as a cheap solution to buy regular oil colors mixed with silicone. To thin it out I used a small bottle of chemical clean heptane/gasoline. But I'm not…Continue

Lolly (college short film)

Started by Will Tebo in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Will Tebo on Tuesday. 3 Replies

Hey everyone, here's the "candy" short film I teased about a few months ago! I appreciate the advice I got from here, it helped me out a lot.I made this for a college class over a busy semester. The animation was done on non-consecutive days over…Continue

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