"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…"
What to Practice? What to Focus on?Stop motion, is unique in that it requires a considerable amount of materials and skills in order to create... something... anything. So what specific aspects should I practice on in order to become good, or even…Continue
I now have an armature ready to be sculpted with. I just need to get ideas on how must I start with. I could still recall that I used to cover armatures with clay at once. But the problem is that, it makes the model heavy and harder to work with.I…Continue
I have been doing a lot of research on different tie down methods but I am still confused about what kind of material is best for the floor of the set for a simple drill hole in floor and rod and bolt tie down puppet support. I have seen…Continue
Hi, I'm really new to stop motion and have been trying out various frame rates but am mostly sticking to 24p for no particular reason. after my first couple of attempts I switched to shooting in/on twos (1photo for 2 frames) as I have read that a…Continue
I was wondering, if you are blacklisted, is there any way of finding out? Also, if you correct the behavior that you were blacklisted for, are you still blacklisted for life, even though the impression you have made might not an accurate one about…Continue
I just launched a kickstarted today for my latest project about a man who creates a cardboard spaceship, goes to another planet to dispose of a mysterious object, & battles an ALIEN MONSTER!. …Continue