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Sillicone skin on armature vs permenant casting

Hi! I'm developing a stop-motion puppet in silicone. I've been reading a bunch on this forum and the web, but can find no answers to my que…

Started by rioforce

2 Jul 13
Reply by Hans Jacob Wagner

Winder rig

I was wondering if anyone has built or knows how to build a winder rig or knows of a cheap alternative. I'm talking about the kind seen at…

Started by Marnik

15 Apr 27
Reply by Hans Jacob Wagner

How to attach hair to a latex-painted puppet head?

Hi there! I made a puppet head with bake-able clay that I have now painted with liquid latex. I have some craft doll hair and I'm wonderin…

Started by Evie Metz

1 Nov 17, 2020
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Silicone painting with 'Tinsil Gel 10'.

Hi everyone!  I'm currently undertaking a project at university to make a stop motion plesiosaur puppet. The current plan is to cast into a…

Started by Matthew Bradley

7 Apr 5, 2020
Reply by Greyguy

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

Making of Latex Alien Puppet

Hello all!  Hope everything's going well,so many fantastic projects on this site.  I was recently commissioned to make this stop-motion pup…

Started by Alistair Nicholls

0 Nov 3, 2018

80's Monster Music Video

I recently got an opportunity to do VFX work on a music video for a local filmmaker (in my area), for the band Superdivorce. He wanted to d…

Started by Santino Vitale

8 Oct 16, 2018
Reply by Peter Ellis

coloring/painting platsil- gel

hi, all so i'm planning to make an ultracal mould and cast this puppet in platsil - gel10, and i have no real idea on how to go about paint…

Started by KurT

4 Oct 6, 2018
Reply by Peter Ellis

Bat Puppet

Hey there! Been a while since I last posted anything, but I decided to get off my butt and make something. Here's a video of a bat puppet I…

Started by Jack Liddon

2 Sep 9, 2018
Reply by Jack Liddon

foam: ovens!

heres one for all you foam-latex aficionados: whats  the simplest way to cook foam? Yes, I know there are online tutorials showing people k…

Started by tam hinton

2 Jul 29, 2018
Reply by StopmoNick

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