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Lighting for LEGOs

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Johnson Nov 28. 5 Replies

Anyone have tips lighting for LEGO animations? Budgeting for a new freelance project and am trying to figure out what lights to rent for the smaller minifig scale, and any tips and tricks to combat…Continue

Heat Shrink Tubing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh Feb 19, 2017. 2 Replies

Hey all!I just built my first ball and socket armature and have run into something puzzling: the kit provides clear plastic heat shrink tubing to seal the wire fingers. The instructions say to…Continue

 

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Chris Johnson replied to Aarica North's discussion Lighting for LEGOs
"I would think something like this might be what you're looking for? 8"x8" colored cellophane…"
Nov 28
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Aarica North's discussion Lighting for LEGOs
"Oh, that's a really good tip - but only for reasonably cool LEDs! The reason one had to use special gels on film lights was because they got so hot. With LEDs this is not so much of an issue. I save coloured sweet wrappers at Christmas to use…"
Nov 24
Keith Adams replied to Aarica North's discussion Lighting for LEGOs
"I'm also looking at the problem of what lights to use but have come across a wonderful source of diffuser which is an old shower curtain, much cheaper than gels."
Nov 23
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Aarica North's discussion Lighting for LEGOs
"I would think you would light it like anything else, and try to get some variety and depth into the lighting. Use tracing paper to diffuse the light and reduce the shininess. I believe it is also possible to buy some anti-glare spray if it is a real…"
Nov 1
Count Croc replied to Aarica North's discussion Lighting for LEGOs
"Try BrickStuff. I used to do Lego animation but stopped because it got really expensive."
Oct 30
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Lighting for LEGOs

Anyone have tips lighting for LEGO animations? Budgeting for a new freelance project and am trying to figure out what lights to rent for the smaller minifig scale, and any tips and tricks to combat their shiny plastic quality.See More
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