"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…"
Puppet Putty is formulated by clay animator Don Carlson. Properties include colors that do not bleed on your hands, a matte finish, cleans up with water, is very light weight, firm, non-greasy and has a silky texture.
Hi all, I'm new on here and just getting into animation. Got my interest from my 9 year old who makes little Lego movies. I'm more interested in claymation and other forms of stop motion. I've been playing around with some Newplast but having…Continue
First of all this book has a lot of great info, two thumbs up to the authors.My question is I see something called maxi-plast rubber and Plastazote what are these two items? Since the book is from England, maybe it is something they only have…Continue
Hey all,I'm working on a new short film called Uncle Antlers, which, while not primarily stop-motion like my past films (https://vimeo.com/11362592), contains elements of it and I'm animating it traditionally…Continue
On Thursday night we had the "Best of Festival" screening and awards ceremony for a film festival that I did a stop animation for. My film "Percipient" was selected for the Best of Fest screening and nominated for a pile of awards. I ended up…Continue