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20th Anniversary for StopMotionAnimation.com

Hey all, it was just about 20 years ago that I purchased this domain name and set up this website in April of 1999. Over the years, it's be…

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Use this space to tell everyone about yourself and your interest in stop motion animation.

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STOPMO NEWBIES

basic stopmo discussion

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Animation Workflow
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ANIMATOR TALK

experienced animators looking to improve their technique

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CAMERA & STAGE

animation camera, lighting and motion control rigs

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ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT

animation tool and rigging discussion

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STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS

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165 Jan 26
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script, storyboarding and storyreel discussion

11 May 21, 2018
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SOUND

Lip-sync, sound effects and music

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YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT

discuss your stop motion film

455 15 hours ago
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ARMATURES

ball & socket and wire armature discussion

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MACHINE SHOP

metalwork tool & talk

6 Mar 19, 2018
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SCULPTING

sculpture information and advice

30 Apr 3
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HAIR & COSTUME

materials, patterns and technique

22 Feb 12
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CASTING

foam, silicone and resin

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CLAY

clay puppet construction

30 Sep 17, 2018
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GENERAL PUPPET MAKING

other puppet fabrication issues

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Had to make a character for Character Design Class in Animation School - I made a clay puppet and her duck
by Mozen

STOP MOTION SETS

set design and construction information

71 Mar 29
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MODEL DEPARTMENT

miniature prop discussion

31 Mar 25
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MATTE PAINTINGS

glass matte paintings and backgrounds

13 Dec 23, 2018
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GENERAL SPECIAL EFFECTS

other special fx used in stop motion

30 Feb 2
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STOP MOTION FILM DISCUSSION

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experienced animators looking to improve

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animation tool and rigging discussion

STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS
frame capture, editing, and post-production

STORY
script, storyboarding and storyreel discussion

SOUND
lip-sync, sound effects and music

YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT
discuss your stopmo film

ARMATURES
ball & socket and wire armature discussion

MACHINE SHOP
metalwork tool & talk

SCULPTING
sculpture information and advice

HAIR & COSTUME
materials, patterns and technique

CASTING
foam, silicone and resin

CLAY
clay puppet construction

GENERAL PUPPET MAKING
other puppet fabrication issues

STOP MOTION SETS
set design and construction information

MODEL DEPARTMENT
miniature prop discussion

MATTE PAINTINGS
glass matte paintings and backgrounds

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Animation Workflow

Hey Guys!I’m looking for some workflow tips when it comes to planning and executing a shot. Coming…See More
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Roo Nelo replied to Roo Nelo's discussion Possible camera issue causing misaligned frames?
"I don't have access to another camera at the moment. I'll look into it though as trying…"
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John_TheCollegeGuy replied to John_TheCollegeGuy's discussion Dreams and Nightmares (student film)
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StopmoNick replied to John_TheCollegeGuy's discussion Dreams and Nightmares (student film)
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