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HALLOWEEN is the theme for STOPMO JAM 3. Deadline is SEPTEMBER 18, 2021

Get ready for STOPMO JAM 3! This time the theme is everyone's favorite stopmo time of the year: HALLOWEEN! So what is a STOPMO JAM? It is…

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

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Lazy Reader - New Episode of Puppet Show Based on Stop Motion

Hi guys!A friend in need is a friend indeed, this is the all times moral that teaches you a lesson. Check out a new episode of Jolly Battle…

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Hot Pepper Hazard - Puppet show based on stop-motion animation

Does the color of food affect taste? Who knows! But our curious friends, Comic and Clumsy, got the answer. Check out a new episode of our p…

Started by android_jolly in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT

0 May 3

Latex Build-Up Puppet Head

Hello, I'm watching StopmoNick's amazing youtube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uG-ZIOXZ7w and currently making both methods of a…

Started by Evie Metz in BEGINNERS

2 May 3
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Small Lie Went Wrong - Puppet Show based on stop-motion animation

Hi there! Check out new episode of our Puppet Show based on stop-motion animation. Have fun :)

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2 May 3
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How to add hand-drawn animation onto puppet stop-frame animation?

Hello, I have an idea for a scene in a puppet stop-frame animation I'm working on. What I'm trying to do sounds fairly simple, but I haven'…

Started by Evie Metz in BEGINNERS

3 May 2
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Preventing clumps in liquid latex

Hello! Does anyone please have any tips / tricks to share for preventing clumps in liquid latex mixes? Thank you

Started by Evie Metz in BEGINNERS

2 Apr 27
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Camera Lens for 2D animation

Hi all, I am wanting to shoot some 2D paper animation stop motion films; however, I'm struggling to find/decide on the right lens. I am usi…

Started by R Reynolds in BEGINNERS

11 Apr 28
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I make Lego animations!

Hello. I make Lego stop motion videos (brickfilms) on my YouTube channel! If you have any tips you can give me on how to improve my animati…

Started by The Meh Enthusiast in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT

1 May 4
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Video compositing & green screen key framing

Hey guys, A project came up where I'll have to do some green screen + video compositing in after effects/premier. This is not a subject I…

Started by Dornex in BEGINNERS

13 May 6
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Nobody’s Toy - Puppet Show Based on Stop Motion Animation

Hi there!Another episode of our cute puppet show based on stop-motion is here! This time we used another type of speech bubbles. How do you…

Started by android_jolly in YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT

0 Apr 22

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