I used paper clips as rigging for this spiderman animation, what do you guys think?

Hey dudes I used paperclips as rigging for this spiderman stopmotion. Do you guys have any tips for rigging and what type of wire to use?

Comment by Scottie D. on July 28, 2017 at 1:27pm
Aluminum wire is usually used for rigging and it will have a piece of square stock epoxied to the end of it that would fit into a larger piece of square stock that is epoxied inside of the puppet. The wire can then be attached to a heavy base or screwed onto the animation surface.
Comment by Simon Tytherleigh on July 29, 2017 at 9:02am

The rigging is visible in some of the shots, so you need to take it out in Photoshop or After Effects or a similar program, by shooting an empty plate first - a shot without the puppets in it - then either masking or erasing through from the frame with the puppet to the empty one. Doesn't work with camera moves unless you have a moco rig that can duplicate the move.

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