The official Ray Harryhausen Armacreature stop motion armature kit in stock and shipping now. Make more than just a humanoid - enough parts to make dinosaur, quadrupeds and more! Supplied in a cool 16mm film can!
"Remarkably fast-moving episodes, considering the subject matter! Those were a heap of fun, nice work. And, I guess, thanks to the pirate who put them on the toob, I am not in the UK so I would never have seen them otherwise."
"P.S it's also worth mentioning that if you build to 1/6 scale you can utilise ActionMan and GI Jo clothes - if you type 1/6 scale clothes into ebay you will see a huge selection come up - a lot of which are aftermarket.
Just a thought
It's a funny thing (scale) and what size to make a puppet. We usually work to approx 1/6th scale (the size of an ActionMan/Gi Jo). We always allow for the head to be a bit larger than life otherwise it looks like a…"
"Looking good Dana, you get a really good sense of scale in this pic as you are stood next to it. Interestingly, the Frankenweine Puppets are the same size. I think it's a really good size to work to (approx 30cm). "
I suppose it all comes down to budget and size of set. We shoot a short series for CITV called Compost Corner on a 6ft x 4ft set. Here's our lighting rig:
1 x 300W Arri Key Light (the Sun)
1 x 300W Arri Fill Light (used with a large…"
Hi! I'm doing some paperwork about stop motion commercials and ads, and I have to put some examples. I already found some, but I decide to ask you too if you could put links of some which are your favourite maybe? There are many commercials which…Continue
Hi guys,I'm trying to create a scene which is mostly animation/movement rather than speaking. The way I've been doing my animation so far is by creating script similar to this one http://imgur.com/FvOUgN2 (from…Continue
Im currently designing characters for a new project. I have a design i really like but before going any further I need to figure out how Im going to cast the head with an open mouth.I understand the basics of mold making, but i cant figure out how…Continue
Hi allI'm still clearing out the music cupboard here at Squid Towers. I've whacked a couple of short tunes on soundcloud, and as I said in my previous post, they're free to a good home. I'd much rather they were used than sat on my hard drive…Continue