"GI-245 is clear tin based silicone from Silicones Inc. I've used it before. It's about Shore A 10.
One of John Ikuma's Stop Motion Magazine issues had an article where Georgina Hayns from Laika said that they used GI-1000…"
"Yeah, as I recall when I was researching silicone I learned that condensation cure not only is not inhibited by moisture, but actually requires moisture in order to cure - thus the name. Don't remember why addition cure is called addition…"
"There are the one-part sealant silicones in a tube, which rely on some component evaporating into the air. I don't think they would work in a closed mould, but they do work for paint like Will said, and I did manage to cast some scutes -…"
"There is addition cure silicone which is usually more pricey, and generally mixed in equal parts A+B. This gives a very realistic skin like feel and appearance with a semi translucence (stuff like Dragon Skin). I use quite a lot of RTV silicone…"
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 folks, I just researched the Canon A1200, one of the only inexpensive point-and-shoot cameras that has 24p video recording. The A1200 does not have as many features as more expensive point-and-shoots, but it does have great reviews and is capable…Continue
Hello everyone!I'm on my way to making my grad film. I've been shooting stop-motion for quite a while now but still feel that I need improve.The basic story of my grad film is that the two creatures are looking for "the thing" (a metaphor for…Continue
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
After bringing my stop-motion fable to festivals for the past year and a half, it's finally available to watch online- for a fee ($4 SD/ $6 HD). More on that below.WATCH THE ENTIRE (7 min) SHORT FILM HERE: …Continue