GENERAL PUPPET MAKING (188)

Discussions Replies Latest Activity

Coating aluminum wire puppets

Hi, new to the site. I have a question about protecting aluminum wire from breaking for use in puppet making. I was considering adding a la…

Started by Rowan Scott

2 Feb 7
Reply by Rowan Scott

Cosclay

Have you seen this cosclay Kickstarter coming up?   https://www.cosclay.com/ I’m excited! the flexibility and memory they have shown in the…

Started by Alonso Soriano

6 Nov 6, 2019
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Armature and Casting advice for movable animal ears

So for the film I'm making right now, I've got two main characters that are goats. As such, I was wanting to give them both ears that can b…

Started by Ben Young

9 Oct 19, 2019
Reply by StopmoNick

Foam latex build up materials (Monster Makers)

I'm looking to use the foam latex build up technique for the skin on a puppet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uG-ZIOXZ7w&list=WL&;…

Started by Devin Pingree

8 Oct 3, 2019
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Sculpting faces

Hello everyone, For my thesis film last year, I used 3D printing to create the different faces (masks) for the puppets. This time, I decid…

Started by Youp Zondag

6 Sep 27, 2019
Reply by Adam Taylor

Horse Puppet Issue

Hi There, I have been a long time reader but have just joined the group! I recently made a horse with a wire armature and articulated jaw w…

Started by Rebecca Agnew

7 Sep 17, 2019
Reply by StopmoNick

Hazard suit puppets

So I'm working on a film about an expedition in Chernobyl and all the mutated monsters that live within. How do you think I could make real…

Started by Count Croc

3 May 1, 2019
Reply by Count Croc

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

Picked up a bunch of things from the dollar store and made this queen and her duck! I don't intend on animating her, because I didn…

Started by Mozen

3 Apr 23, 2019
Reply by Adam Taylor

Robot joints

Hey guys! I've been wanting to do a animation of some type of armored walker like those seen in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the J…

Started by Count Croc

0 Mar 24, 2019

wire armature making

My wire puppets keep breaking. How do you guys make yours?

Started by Count Croc

4 Mar 4, 2019
Reply by StopmoNick

RSS

MESSAGE BOARD CATEGORIES

STOPMO NEWBIES
basic stopmo discussion

ANIMATOR TALK
experienced animators looking to improve

CAMERA & STAGE
animation camera, lighting and moco rigs

ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
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

GENERAL SPECIAL EFFECTS

STOP MOTION FILM DISCUSSION

FAVORITE STOP MOTION CHARACTERS

PRO ANIMATOR DISCUSSION

FILM FESTIVALS AND EVENTS

ANIMATION SCHOOLS

STOP MOTION BOOKS

STOP MOTION ON VIDEO

JOBS & PROJECTS
post here if you are looking for talent to hire

SWAP MEET
stop motion items for sale

CHAT BOARD
general discussion

SITE FEEDBACK
report bugs, comments and suggestions here

Latest Activity

jimmy zack updated their profile
13 hours ago
alicelee posted a discussion

So sanh gia thong minh dong hanh mua sam cung ban

So sánh giá thông minh đồng hành mua sắm cùng bạn Bạn yêu thích mua sắm nhưng lại bị thời gian hạn…See More
19 hours ago
Ian Harding commented on STOPMOCHESS's photo
Thumbnail

P1470465

"Looks great!, love the big eye, hat and chain :)"
21 hours ago
Ian Harding commented on Lillie Fischer's photo
Thumbnail

Many Monsters

"Hi, Lillie, Your characters are great looking, look forward in seeing your short :)"
21 hours ago

© 2020   Created by Anthony Scott.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

.xg_widget_forum_index_index .xg_column.xg_span-7.xg_last {display:none;} .xg_widget_forum_topic_listForCategory .xg_column.xg_span-7.xg_last {display:none;} .xg_widget_forum_topic_show .xg_column.xg_span-7.xg_last {display:none;}