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Acetate plastic for sculpting?

I just heard of a sculpting material called acetate plastic.  Supposedly a lot of old school sculptors used this but I am having trouble fi…

Started by Charles Jensen

15 Jul 10, 2012
Reply by Charles Jensen

New to this aesome site!!

hey every one i have a New BLOG design, New layout, New post, its all New! :D if you have a minuet check it out any feebback is grate! http…

Started by Daniel James

8 Jul 9, 2012
Reply by StopmoNick

Health Hazards in Stop Motion Construction

I want to start a thread on health hazards and how to minimize or eliminate them.  I have not seen much discussion of this very important (…

Started by MartindeMadrid

0 Jul 8, 2012

sponge rubber

I keep reading that sponge rubber was used to create muscles for Kong and the dinos in King Kong. I was wondering how it compares to the po…

Started by rick gibson

3 Jul 4, 2012
Reply by rick gibson

Help, I've been newbified!

For context, I'm Warhead from the original site. And for a variety of reasons, I've been severely out of practice about animation. The last…

Started by Warhead

1 Jul 2, 2012
Reply by StopmoNick

Happy Birthday Ray!

Hope he is well and enjoying this day! Also the sculptor I did of him as my Raymir will be a model kit and I hope he will have one someday! 

Started by Greyguy

3 Jun 29, 2012
Reply by MartindeMadrid

I'm Totally New...

Hello I'm Martin,                              I live in England and am nothing like my image on here, EXCEPT I'm big, ugly and round and l…

Started by Martin Robbins

5 Jun 18, 2012
Reply by StopmoNick

Hello, I'm a Newbie-ish

Hay all, for those of you who don't already know me, names Mike Tharme, UK stop-motion animator...well did animation at uni in 2005, since…

Started by Michael Tharme

0 Jun 11, 2012

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Started by Anthony Scott

1 Jun 5, 2012
Reply by Anthony Scott

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