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Papier Mache for set building

Here's a video I have just made about making some cottages in papier mache. I am a fan of this material because it is cheap and very tough.…

Started by Simon Tytherleigh

7 Mar 12
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

How to create a illusion of a far stretched distance

Hello everyone! I saw this film called "the three of us", made by Nirvan mullick and Benjamin Goldman and I noticed how well it was able to…

Started by larissa

6 Jan 21
Reply by Leon Coward

Tie downs (magnets)

I have a perforated galvanized steel sheet animation stage and my puppet works well with screw tie downs but I want to use magnets because…

Started by Devin Pingree

5 Apr 24, 2020
Reply by StopmoNick

Materials for a stone wall

I have a minotaur ready to go, now I just need to make the labyrinth. What material should I use for an aged stone brick wall?

Started by Count Croc

4 Sep 21, 2019
Reply by Ben Owora

I made a building (bricks are tedious)

Hi, everyone.  It took me a very long time, but I've been working on this.  There are still a few things I'd like to add, but it's mostly d…

Started by Jonathan Hartman

10 Mar 29, 2019
Reply by Metalmadcat

Wrought iron gates

Here's a pic of some gates I have just finished for my film. They are about 200mm high and made using thin aluminium bent rather like full-…

Started by Simon Tytherleigh

8 Mar 6, 2019
Reply by Maureen Z

Set Materials

Hey everyone, I was wondering if anyone had tips for materials or videos on building rooms. My set consists of three rooms: a 1950s style…

Started by Melissa Neuburger

1 Oct 4, 2018
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Prop making

Hey guys, i'm working on my first animation short. This week i made some of the bedroom props and i'd like to share with you. Hope you like…

Started by Igor Bertella

10 Jun 16, 2018
Reply by Ed Riccardi

Animation on glass - How do I deal with reflections?

Hey guys, I'm doing paper-cutout animation on glass for the first time, and I guess I didn't realize how big of an issue the reflections wo…

Started by Gemedet

14 Jun 14, 2018
Reply by Tess Martin

Ground and overall set building

Hey all -  I was wondering how you guys go about building a ground for say a forest, or an outdoor setting. Do you lay down plaster then p…

Started by Graham Ludders

0 Jun 8, 2018

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