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A short stop motion clay animation test about the video game Fortnite character. I tried to make the Cuddle Team Leader, this sort of pink teddy bear charact...
Great to see a test shot of Teddy dancing, sweet :)
I dig the sculpt.
Figures made entirely out of clay (especially softer clays) are very tricky to animate. What you really need is a harder, more durable skeleton beneath the clay with secure tie downs through the feet.
Perhaps sacrificing character detail for movability may be a trade worth making.
Thank you very much :-)
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