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My new approach towards combining stopmotion with a video

Started this discussion. Last reply by pritam das on Monday. 4 Replies

Hey guys,i came up with this idea of combining contemporary dance,stopmotion and to tell a story at the same time,more like a musical short..Please suggest me how can i do better..would really love…Continue

how good is aluminium armature?does it last long?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh Jun 8. 1 Reply

i saw some videos on youtube regarding armatures made out of aluminium.they use some sort of drill to double knot the wire,are those normal drill?is there any other cheap alternative to this? i am…Continue

regarding planning steps and fps

Started this discussion. Last reply by pritam das May 31. 11 Replies

Hey guys,i learnt stop motion by myself,self taught,collected few informations from the net and i practised and practised,i had no idea of animation,but then i studied the movements and learnt…Continue

Fps related question

Started this discussion. Last reply by pritam das Apr 5. 2 Replies

I am not a pro,i have been doing this for 1 and half year,i use action figures,i basically shoot action sequences,i was shooting my project in 12fps,15fps,some shot i even shot at 10 fps,My question…Continue

 

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pritam das replied to pritam das's discussion My new approach towards combining stopmotion with a video
"the head rolling scene was divided into two sections,,the first when the main character that is me,i dropped the figure and it's head was broken,,and that past scene was being remembered by the action figure,2nd when the head rolled in and hit…"
Monday
Simon Tytherleigh replied to pritam das's discussion My new approach towards combining stopmotion with a video
"Really lovely video. The dance sequences worked very well, and I like the puppets helping out at the end with a giant screwdriver. And some great atmospheric lighting too. The dance was rather more fluid than the other animated sequences.  For…"
Monday
pritam das replied to pritam das's discussion My new approach towards combining stopmotion with a video
"very well said brother,i would do that from the next time..thanks man"
Monday
gustavo arteaga replied to pritam das's discussion My new approach towards combining stopmotion with a video
"Hi. Nice film. ! My only suggestion; If the lyrics are relevant to the action perhaps you should add English subtitles so more of us can get the full experience."
Monday
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My new approach towards combining stopmotion with a video

Hey guys,i came up with this idea of combining contemporary dance,stopmotion and to tell a story at the same time,more like a musical short..Please suggest me how can i do better..would really love to listen to expert's suggestion :)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NL6QR1BpaNISee More
Sunday
Simon Tytherleigh replied to pritam das's discussion how good is aluminium armature?does it last long?
"Aluminium soft wire works really well, but you have to be careful not to weaken it with nicks that can cause breaks. Twisting it can be done by any drill or even by hand. Alternatives? Copper wire, lead perhaps. For the 'bones' use epoxy…"
Jun 8
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May 31
pritam das replied to pritam das's discussion regarding planning steps and fps
"thanks for your help guys,really appreciate it,,,the book does not even ship to my country,sigh..i will have to do more research then..still wondering how should i match the dance steps with the actual music,i have the recorded music,i understood…"
May 31
Nathan Moody replied to pritam das's discussion regarding planning steps and fps
"Pritam, Don is right with his book recommendation. That book is what you need in order to learn the basics. Congrats for just jumping right in and getting your feet wet, that's most of the challenge right there, and you should be proud and…"
May 31
Don Carlson replied to pritam das's discussion regarding planning steps and fps
"If you have pre-recorded audio (music, sound effects, or dialog), that is another reason to use an X-sheet. It makes it possible to know what the animation needs to sync with in the soundtrack on a given frame number. Most of the time, the sound is…"
May 31
pritam das replied to pritam das's discussion regarding planning steps and fps
"i am planning to make a ballet stop motion dance sequence,can you kindly give me some suggestion regarding how to match the animation with song rythm?the song is a 4-4 count.. i plan to shoot at 15 fps,"
May 31
pritam das replied to pritam das's discussion regarding planning steps and fps
"thank you,by the way what are  x sheets and dope sheets?"
May 31
Nathan Moody replied to pritam das's discussion regarding planning steps and fps
"Pritam, Shooting on [N]'s is just the input method; playback framerate is different (usually 24fps, 25fps, or 30fps). Shooting on twos makes for a more stroboscopic form of playback. It's more stuttery. Shooting on ones makes it smoother…"
May 31
pritam das replied to pritam das's discussion regarding planning steps and fps
"so when i shoot in 2s and 1s,,the fps should be same..then i can notice the change? i heard animators need to calculate a lot while shooting..but i never felt that way,i dont have to calculate the movements,is this because i dont know something? or…"
May 31
Don Carlson replied to pritam das's discussion regarding planning steps and fps
"There is no set rule about how many frames to end a movement with, you just want it to be able to read (give the audience time to see what happened before and after a big move or change of pose).Shooting in two's just means that you take two…"
May 31
pritam das replied to pritam das's discussion regarding planning steps and fps
"one more question,while shooting in 15 fps,every action should end with 15 frames?like,punching..whole punch,kicking,whole kicking.blocking,every action should be consist of 15 frames?what if i change the camera angle for shooting the punch,if i use…"
May 31

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