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Silicone Lip Syncing?

Started this discussion. Last reply by StopmoNick May 22. 5 Replies

Hello all! I've been lurking on this website for a while now and just realized it would be easier to find answers if I actually made an account and asked questions :P I'm very new to stop motion, and…Continue

 

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StopmoNick replied to Alexander O.'s discussion Silicone Lip Syncing?
"Thanks James, the first link was to Wolf Moon, which I labelled as for adults to get around restrictions for videos that might be seen as for kids.  But it looks like that restricted it even more.  Here it is on Vimeo:…"
May 22
James Krysa replied to Alexander O.'s discussion Silicone Lip Syncing?
"Hey Alex, welcome to - out in the open - into the light - lol  great advice from Dawn and Nick.. nick your first YouTube link there doesn't work.. it says the video is unavailable..  the second link works.. great video I watched so…"
May 22
Greyguy replied to Alexander O.'s discussion Silicone Lip Syncing?
"if you really want to have the mouth shapes go with replacement mouths unless you have mechanical puppet making skills "
May 21
StopmoNick replied to Alexander O.'s discussion Silicone Lip Syncing?
"I settle for very simple mouth movements with wire inside silicone - it works well enough to get the sense they are talking, but can't do the difference between Ooh and Ah shapes.  You can improve on that by using more than a single U…"
May 17
Dawn Brown replied to Alexander O.'s discussion Silicone Lip Syncing?
"Taking into consideration your experience level and budget, I would recommend sticker mouths like Robot Chicken. I recommend casting the head out of resin, or baking Sculpey as opposed to silicone. Nothing sticks to silicone but silicone. It is…"
May 17
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Silicone Lip Syncing?

Hello all! I've been lurking on this website for a while now and just realized it would be easier to find answers if I actually made an account and asked questions :P I'm very new to stop motion, and I've yet to actually start building a puppet rather than using everyday items to animate.I plan to make a wire-and-epoxy armature, cast a head, and shape a build-up body. I have most of my materials, however I'm still unsure about the head. I'm leaning toward the look of silicone, but because what…See More
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