StopMotionAnimation.com

taking one frame at a time since 1999

stephen dirkes's Discussions (32)

Discussions Replied To (29) Replies Latest Activity

"great textures. looks great"

stephen dirkes replied Sep 1, 2013 to My first big set.

6 Sep 1, 2013
Reply by stephen dirkes

"I got this, but haven't used it on a set yet. it costs $3 usd for 3 cups: http://www…"

stephen dirkes replied Sep 1, 2013 to How to make fake snow.

10 Sep 11, 2013
Reply by stephen dirkes

"For what its worth... here's an example of using digital hair emulation emitters to…"

stephen dirkes replied Sep 1, 2013 to Realistic water for stop motion animation with plasticine.

7 Oct 4, 2013
Reply by Buckner

"wow, looks great. thank you for posting"

stephen dirkes replied Sep 1, 2013 to Brick Modeling Tecnique

5 Sep 1, 2013
Reply by stephen dirkes

"Awesome work. He made a vocano scene that really informed a lava shot I did. A link…"

stephen dirkes replied Sep 1, 2013 to Landscape diaramas

6 Sep 1, 2013
Reply by stephen dirkes

"I really enjoyed you film. Very inventive and idiosyncratic! I like the way you esta…"

stephen dirkes replied Sep 1, 2013 to **I NEED YOUR HELP :D**

1 Sep 1, 2013
Reply by stephen dirkes

"actually, this is my favorite use of the magic arm: https://vimeo.com/19757035 ;-) "

stephen dirkes replied Sep 1, 2013 to Compact Stop Motion Workbench Question

28 Sep 1, 2013
Reply by stephen dirkes

"Kaiser Macrospot 1500 Fiber-Optic Lighting System intended for jewelry product shots…"

stephen dirkes replied Aug 31, 2013 to Lights on Flexible necks?

6 Aug 31, 2013
Reply by stephen dirkes

"Hi, new to the site, but wanted to weigh in because I've used both magic arms and th…"

stephen dirkes replied Aug 31, 2013 to Compact Stop Motion Workbench Question

28 Sep 1, 2013
Reply by stephen dirkes

RSS

Website News & Tips

STOPMO JAM 3
This time, the theme is HALLOWEEN. All entries must be submitted by September 18, 2021. More info here.

NEW MEMBERS
If you are new to the site, please feel free to introduce yourself on 
this Message Board thread.

MY PAGE
Y
ou can now customize your personal page. Go to My Page/Customize My Page.

PRIVACY
To control who sees your posts and Profile Page, go to Settings/Privacy.

MESSAGE BOARD & BLOG POSTS
If you have a question for the community, it is best to post your question on the Message Board instead of a Blog. Blogs are best for featuring your stop motion projects.

VIDEO
When posting a video, if possible, use the Embed Code instead of the URL. Your video will be a larger, more viewable size.

MESSAGE BOARD CATEGORIES

If you have a question or are looking for answers, you'll find a wealth of information here on the Message Board.

BEGINNERS a good place to start
ANIMATOR TALK experienced animators
YOUR STOPMO FILM PROJECT what r u working on?
STORY script, storyboarding and storyreel
ANIMATION TOOLS
 what's a surface gage?
STOP MOTION & COMPUTERS Dragonframe and VFX
CAMERA & STAGE camera, lighting and moco rigs
SOUND lip-sync, sound effects and music 
ARMATURES ball & socket and wire 
MACHINE SHOP metalwork tool & talk 
SCULPTING sculpture information and advice 
HAIR & COSTUME materials and technique 
CASTING
 foam, silicone and resin 
CLAY clay puppet construction 
GENERAL PUPPET MAKING 
other puppet fab issues
STOP MOTION SETS set design and construction
MODEL DEPARTMENT
 miniature prop discussion

and even more...
MATTE PAINTINGS
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 
WORK OPPORTUNITIES

FOR SALE 
CHAT BOARD 

WEBSITE NEWS AND FEEDBACK

SMA.com on YouTube

New NMBC Book!

© 2021   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;}