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Custom armatures
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Hi Guys, So I've been in to stop motion for quite a while but also work in engineering. I was wondering if there was any call for custom made to measure armature services and if anyone on here would…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by John Polacchi Apr 20.

 

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John Polacchi replied to Benédict Bevan's discussion Custom armatures
"It can be done.I have seen some "tightly wound" wire formed into a hand for a pretty small scale.Machining...I think there is a limit to "how small" you can machine a joint that will function and work,not break,hold its position…"
Apr 20
Asya Lukin replied to Benédict Bevan's discussion Custom armatures
"Hi, I didn't mean so big armature (and so expensive as well), I wrote 4.7-5 cm, but if it is possible to make it smaller, actually as small as possible that could be the best, thank you!"
Apr 20
John Polacchi replied to Benédict Bevan's discussion Custom armatures
"I've seen that hand armature before.Its pretty big to my recollection.It was a large armature...maybe 1/4 scale?I think it went to a King Kong type of character/subject,but I'm not 100% sure?I forget who made the armature?Someone of…"
Apr 19
Asya Lukin replied to Benédict Bevan's discussion Custom armatures
"Hi John, I still haven't found anybody who is doing it.. so would be great if you make it! :)"
Apr 19
John Polacchi replied to Benédict Bevan's discussion Custom armatures
"Hopefully soon I'll get to start machining joints for hands.Out of curiosity,what scales are you working in?"
Apr 14
John Polacchi replied to Benédict Bevan's discussion Custom armatures
"Good for future consideration. I'm not an engineer but all looking to modify some stop-motion joints.I don't know if someone else already thought of it and beat me to it?"
Apr 14
Asya Lukin replied to Benédict Bevan's discussion Custom armatures
"Hi, a size till the wrist is about 4.7 - 5 cm, the pictutre is quite identical to what I am looking for, I mean in terms of the amount of joints. Thank you"
Aug 24, 2020
Benédict Bevan replied to Benédict Bevan's discussion Custom armatures
"Heya Aysa Thanks for the pic; What size were you looking for this? And was it more a less identical that you were after? Thanks"
Aug 24, 2020
Asya Lukin replied to Benédict Bevan's discussion Custom armatures
"Hi Benedict, would you lie to make an armature of hands like this?  (I am attaching a picture)"
Aug 24, 2020

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YATS Alchemy

Heya everyone, so just a bit about my current project, a stop motion animation called YATS Alchemy. 

Here's the basic description of what happens in the film: 

The Story
 
The story follows a scientist living in an observatory with only two companions; his dog and his telescope.

He lives in hope of one day finding the sun he so desperately needs but it feels like an impossible…

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Posted on January 9, 2013 at 10:53am — 2 Comments

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At 3:47am on April 16, 2021, gustavo arteaga said…

Hi Benédict. It is great to know you do this and that you are in Derby. No doubt you'll be flooded with requests. I for one will  come calling for advice. All the best

 
 
 

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