For a little over a year now, I've been making short and fun Barbie videos on YouTube and I've grown a decent following. My problem is that I'm ready to move on and make better animations and, while…Continue
I'm about to embark on a new, big project, but I've hit a wall on trying to figure out what something should/ could be made out of.The piece will largely be b&w and made out of clay with…Continue
As the title says - I'm curious where everyone buys their supplies.I'm finding that the deeper I try to dive into stop motion and puppet making, the required item lists become more and more specific…Continue
Wow, I'm forced to take a little time off and, when I return, everything is completely changed. I won't be making that mistake again. Some familiar faces/ names, a lot of new ones, and a…Continue
When I first began venturing into animation, I often read tales from professionals who would talk about how they're merely guides making suggestions and that their puppets live and breathe on their own... that, in essence, the animators were the puppets and the puppets were the ones in control.
For the longest time, I never understood that. I thought of puppets as inanimate objects being moved exactly as the animator saw fit.
That belief only grew as I became a computer…Continue