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Help me with the numbers on facial expressions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Copeland Jul 17, 2017. 4 Replies

I was watching the DVD extras on Paranorman and the following numbers were mentioned for possibilities for facial expressions.Replacement animation used 80 faces for 800 expressions. I am not sure…Continue

My new lens to stop flicker - a work in progress

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Copeland May 11, 2017. 18 Replies

I have a Canon EOS Rebel T1i and I made my first stop motion by gently releasing the lens while hitting the preview button and that removed the flicker from my stop motion shots. It did play havoc…Continue

Tags: fotodiox, flicker, Canon

Remove Quicktime for Windows Users

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Copeland May 10, 2016. 8 Replies

I just got this email from my IT department and I also came across the same information last night while looking for a Quicktime converter so I am helping spread the word.Quicktime is a seldom…Continue

Tags: Quicktime

Sticky Wax for Eyes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Copeland Apr 2, 2016. 10 Replies

My puppet has a super sculpey head and plastic eyes. I am looking for a wax that I can put in the eye socket that will hold the eye in place but I will still be able to animate the eyes. Currently I…Continue

Tags: eyes

 

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Steve Copeland replied to Dawn Brown's discussion House of Monsters Kickstarter Budget Breakdown
"I know it was your behind the scenes videos that got me excited about the series. So much detail went into that village townsquare. I would have to say that those kind of videos would be part of a marketing budget since it takes time to make, edit…"
Aug 14
Steve Copeland replied to Dawn Brown's discussion House of Monsters Kickstarter Budget Breakdown
"Thanks for sharing this Dawn. I think it is a great tool as we all have to make some kind of budget and this is a great starting point as it was created by somebody with experience. Glad to see it dug up."
Aug 13
Steve Copeland replied to Anthony Scott's discussion 20th Anniversary for StopMotionAnimation.com
"The first time I really set up and noticed stop motion animation was around 1980 when I saw a special about how the Tauntaun was animated for Empire Strikes Back. I have always had a dream of making a creature like that come to life. Jump forward 30…"
Mar 13
Steve Copeland replied to Santino Vitale's discussion Crypto Documentary to Use Stop-Motion Cut-Scenes
"Retro ship looks good and I am interested in the story since I grew up about 50 miles away from Flatwoods. I first heard of the monster from a comic book only to find out the sightings happened just over the mountain."
Jan 3, 2018
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Oct 17, 2017

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