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model makers needed (london)

Started Apr 27 0 Replies

A company in London advertising for model makers, I don't know them myself but looks good so I thought I'd share…Continue

animation tips

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lewis Crabtree Apr 5. 3 Replies

An old colleague of mine has been writing a series of animation acting tips on the skwigly website.  He's had a lot of experience as professional stopmotion animator and now teaches at a top UK…Continue

"Goutte d'or" film online

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timmus Jan 22. 4 Replies

For anyone whose interested here's a link to Christophe Peladan's  "Goutte d'Or" film.  It's a beautiful piece of work with some top animation, sets, puppets and lighting.  Well done to all…Continue

Job in Brighton UK

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Boot Nov 28, 2013. 2 Replies

Hi guys, this isn't anything to do with me and I know nothing about the company, but I thought I'd post for anyone who lives in or around Brighton in the UK. Fat Pebble is a young and creative…Continue

 

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Steve Boot commented on StopmoNick's photo
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WriterCharacter

"I can't imagine there's many angles where it doesn't look like him!  The picture on the left is particularly good, the mouth detail and the teeth are amazing.  Will the characters be talking to each other in film? If so…"
Aug 8
Steve Boot commented on StopmoNick's photo
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"Wow he looks great. Its gotta be Neil Gaiman.  "
Aug 7
Steve Boot replied to Justin Connolly's discussion "Dance For Your Life, Puny Human" now online!
"Great Job.  I've had to animate characters dancing badly before and I reckon its harder than doing good dancing! Impressive stuff."
Aug 6
Steve Boot replied to Lottie Holland's discussion Need Advice/Help!
"If your new and inexperienced I'd try and keep your film closer to the 5min mark (or under if you can)!   With the tie down method you would need to drill a hole every time your character took a step, you can pre-drill them or carefully…"
Jul 30
Steve Boot replied to Dinoman217's discussion Voice Recording
"Thanks Nick.  Sorry I should have explained that better, I was tried when I wrote it! The 661 was the recommended one, my mistake.  Useful to know not to get the 660 though.  Cheers.   "
Jul 11
Steve Boot replied to Dinoman217's discussion Voice Recording
"if you don't want to use your computer I've heard the MARANTZ PMD 660 and the TASCAM DR-07 are good (but I've never tried them) and you should be able to get either pretty cheap on ebay."
Jul 10
Steve Boot replied to Heidi O'Brien's discussion How to get a job as a storyboard artist
"Do you need to be in same city for storyboarding work?  I would have thought you wouldn't even need to be in the same country.  You could try approaching companies that do series work. I would have thought its pretty intense work…"
Jun 10
Steve Boot posted a discussion

model makers needed (london)

A company in London advertising for model makers, I don't know them myself but looks good so I thought I'd sharehttp://www.artsjobs.org.uk/index.php?id=25&ne_source=dailyjobs&ne_post_id=125155See More
Apr 27
Steve Boot replied to Andrew Brown's discussion After Effects Cheat - Shoot a few frames, use After Effects to Stretch Em' Out
"Thanks for sharing that Andrew, its a great little cheat. I was wondering how you moved it so slow and smoothly when I watched your film. "
Apr 6
Lewis Crabtree replied to Steve Boot's discussion animation tips
"No Problems, more the merry "
Apr 5
Steve Boot replied to Andrew Brown's discussion After Effects Cheat - Shoot a few frames, use After Effects to Stretch Em' Out
"I was excepting to be horrified by that!  But you used in the right places at the right time, like you did, that looks to be a really useful tool. Go on, tell us how you did it!"
Apr 5
Steve Boot replied to Steve Boot's discussion animation tips
"Hey Lewis, I wasn't sure where to post it either! I did a quick check to see if anyone had already posted but didn't see yours, sorry about that.  I guess it helps spread the word, belt and braces and all that!"
Apr 5
Lewis Crabtree replied to Steve Boot's discussion animation tips
"Hi Steve, Great mind think a like, I've put these website on NEWBIE CORNER a few weeks ago. still great reading and some great tips and hopely your discussions will reach more people Lewis"
Apr 4
Steve Boot posted a discussion

animation tips

An old colleague of mine has been writing a series of animation acting tips on the skwigly website.  He's had a lot of experience as professional stopmotion animator and now teaches at a top UK university.  If you haven't seen them they're full of top advice and worth a read.Here's a linkhttp://www.skwigly.co.uk/acting-for-animation-character-performance/…See More
Apr 3
Steve Boot commented on Andrew Brown's video
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The Hell Painting

"Great work! Amazing visuals, great photography and compositing.  I really like the like the control you've kept over your colour pallet and I second what Nic said about the sense of scale.  "
Apr 1
Steve Boot commented on Peter Ellis's video
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Dan of the Dead Official Trailer

"Great work Pete, looking forward to getting the finished film."
Mar 23

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Orc! Episode1

Started by John Horabin in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by John Horabin 1 hour ago. 5 Replies

hiya, been ages since i shared anything here, but i just uploaded this to vimeo, and thought some of you might like it- this is a project in which i collaborated with a graff/ model artist called WEBBO, who has a studio pretty much next to mine- his…Continue

Need Advice/Help!

Started by Lottie Holland in ARMATURES. Last reply by StopmoNick 3 hours ago. 8 Replies

Okay so I'm very new to this whole thing and pretty inexperienced. I'm taking on a 5-10 minute project which I want to produce to a fairly high standard, but I have limited resources. At the moment I'm favouring working with an armature.What I…Continue

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Lighting question

Started by Marnik in CAMERA & STAGE. Last reply by Don Carlson on Sunday. 6 Replies

My current setup is: Canon 40D with Nikon-fit Cosina lens attached with an adapter, connected to dragonframe on my mac. The lights I use are (primitive I know, but what's a poor student to do!) fairly ordinary desk lamps. One would have thought I…Continue

Flesh-Colored Clay

Started by Dinoman217 in CLAY. Last reply by Don Carlson on Thursday. 2 Replies

Hey guys! I know from experience that you can mix existing colors of Plasticine to get clay to get new colors. Do you guys know how to make flesh-colored clay?Continue

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Slow Motion in Stop motion

Started by Santino Vitale in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT. Last reply by Dawn Brown on Thursday. 26 Replies

I'd been experimenting with the possibilities of slow motion and how to achieve that slick, ultra slow look in stop motion. And after a while of testing, I decided to make a short film to showcase the effect. It is a spoof of all those fancy perfume…Continue

Tags: short, effects, film, CGI, fps

Live Chat On AnimateClay.com Reminder

Started by Ron Cole in ANIMATOR TALK. Last reply by Don Carlson Aug 27. 231 Replies

Don't forget, on WEDNESDAYS (Thursdays on the first week of each month)  there's a…Continue

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