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Ink Detailing On Latex Puppets

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


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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…


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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