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Casting Dragon skin puppets in ultracal

Hi, For the past year or so I've been using ultracal to make molds of monster clay heads and bodies.  No matter how much Crystal Clear/dull…

Started by Jason Whetzell

5 Oct 3, 2016
Reply by StopmoNick

Need help with tie-down issue

I've been working on my project for over a year now, and my main set is finally ready for filming. But, I've run into a problem with my tie…

Started by Anne Koreman

23 Sep 16, 2016
Reply by SMiller

Questions about building a car puppet

I am looking at building a vehichal puppet, kind of like the Chevron Cars.  The two things I am not quite sure to approach are the steering…

Started by Chris A Boyer

13 Aug 26, 2016
Reply by Chris A Boyer

Puppet Size

When I first started making puppets I was sorely limited by my knowledge and available materials. The first puppet I made, a skeleton, stan…

Started by Cadmus Rimbeaux

11 Aug 18, 2016
Reply by Cadmus Rimbeaux

Eyeballs that sit inside a hollow cast head.

Has anybody had any experience of making eyeballs that sit inside a hollow cast head, and can be moved by using pins in the pupils? I was w…

Started by Suraya

20 Jun 19, 2016
Reply by Suraya

Dragon Puppet

Hey gang, I just finished this puppet, it's been a hell of a learning process, as I used techniques I wasn't familiar with (ie: polyurethan…

Started by Eric Sanchez

1 May 2, 2016
Reply by Jeff Lafferty

Stylized Orc Puppet

Greetings, fellow animation enthusiasts! I've been crafting puppets as a hobby for about 8 years now, and I'd like to share my latest creat…

Started by Jason Matthews

0 Mar 29, 2016

Replacement tree mouth

I'm working on a short that has talking tree's. I figured replacement mouths was the best way to accomplish talking. What I did for the pic…

Started by Daniel Waine

9 Mar 20, 2016
Reply by Daniel Waine

Is felting or felt covering best for stop-motion?

I've been debating with myself for a while about making a stop-motion puppet. I've got a good idea and I'm ready to try it. I've decided th…

Started by rioforce

5 Feb 29, 2016
Reply by Roos Mattaar

Has anyone used silicone build up as an alternative to latex build up?

I stumbled upon this video and thought it was very interesting. I was curious if anyone has tried using a similar technique to make a stop…

Started by Brandon Buikema

2 Feb 17, 2016
Reply by Thomas Nicol

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