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Adam Taylor's Discussions

Creating a character ... dealing with the end
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Hi everyone!  I had an interesting experience today and wanted to see if this is something other creators have felt as well.  I have created a group of characters and their world and have lived…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adam Taylor Mar 4, 2019.

Glue for styrofoam
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I am trying to glue together multiple sheets of styrofoam insulation board. Does anyone have a recommendation for what glue to use?I also need to paint it. Anything you use to seel the styrofoam so…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh Jun 5, 2017.

3D Printer from xyz printing
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I found this promo online yesterday, and wanted to know if anyone had any more information on the da Vinci 1.0 Blue.  The price is right, but not if the quality isn't there.  …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Iulian Demetrescu Feb 28, 2017.

"Experimenting"
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This is a quick shot from a 30 second short that I am working on. I'm trying to get a more natural feel to the animation in this one. Your feedback is welcome. Thanks.There's some strobing which I'm…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ed Riccardi Dec 24, 2016.

 

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Latest Activity

Adam Taylor commented on Michael's video
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Brain Hatch

"Nice one"
Jun 15
Adam Taylor commented on Leigh Rayner's blog post looking for a good home or homes for old armature puppets
"Sounds amazing!  I'd be very interested in a few armatures/puppets.  I'm up in Portland, OR so I hope that's alright.  There are tons of animators - both professional and students - up here that would love to see and…"
Jun 15
Adam Taylor replied to Jacob Lee's discussion Newplast clay not sticking to fabric tape
"Jovi is heavier than the ultralight foam clay but seems a bit lighter than sculpey.   From the website's description: "Composed primarily of vegetable material, it contains 33% more volume per ounce than mineral-based modeling…"
Apr 7
Adam Taylor replied to Jacob Lee's discussion Newplast clay not sticking to fabric tape
"I just found a nice new clay that has been really fun to animate with.  It is called "JOVI plastilina".  It has some similarities to puppet putty in that the color doesn't go all over your hands, it is lightweight, and it…"
Apr 2
Adam Taylor commented on Dave Cooley's blog post SMJ3: Set construction
"Really clever solution."
Mar 18
Adam Taylor commented on Lemz Media's blog post Stop Motion and 2D animation Hybrid.
"Life with Loopy is another great example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ejEVFWE8uM"
Mar 18
Adam Taylor commented on Lemz Media's blog post Stop Motion and 2D animation Hybrid.
"I used a similar technique for my student film, The Hair Hungry Heaver: https://vimeo.com/253653216"
Mar 18
Adam Taylor replied to Antonio J. Cebrián's discussion The Making of "Contubernio Ominoso" part 3 (Papercraft)
"What a great idea!"
Mar 9
Adam Taylor replied to Emily Myers's discussion Ghost Girl Armature
"Nice one, Emily!  How cool to use Katy's mold to make an entirely different puppet.  Good idea."
Mar 9
Adam Taylor commented on Frej Bengtsson's video
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Isle of Dogs Reel

"Really nice, Frej!  I was wondering who animated that opening shot.  The timing and rhythm is so nice."
Jan 19
Adam Taylor commented on Hiro Minegishi's video
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うちで踊ろう

"Thanks for sharing this happy little animation.  Beautiful work, Hiro!"
Jan 19
Adam Taylor replied to Dieter Wagner's discussion Stopmotion Puppet Head Kit with Sticker Mouths and Sticker Pupils
"I have said it before, but these are great!  This is such a time saver and cuts through so many questions.  I wish I would have had this when starting out."
Jan 16
Adam Taylor replied to Anthony Scott's discussion Please Introduce Yourself
"Hi Emily!  Glad to see you on here."
Jan 11
Adam Taylor replied to larissa's discussion How to create a illusion of a far stretched distance
"The fabric is called "bridal veil" and is used for just that purpose, but can be used for stop-motion very effectively. You can also paint or print an image of your background at the distance you want it to look.  Just make sure it is…"
Nov 10, 2020
Adam Taylor replied to larissa's discussion best way to make a magnethic stopmotion face
"I would recommend sticky wax as well.  It is much more forgiving than magnets.   This is the kind most commonly…"
Nov 10, 2020
Adam Taylor replied to Shigeru Okada's discussion fixing the puppet with screws
"Yes! That is exactly what I am talking about.  It really frees you up in many ways"
Jul 18, 2020

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