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High Quality Point and Shoot

Started this discussion. Last reply by StopmoNick Mar 24. 1 Reply

I’m looking for a Point and Shoot camera with good image quality, and I figured you guys would know best. Any suggestions?Continue

Weathering aluminum foil

Started this discussion. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh Mar 20. 3 Replies

Pretty self explanatory, is there a way to weather aluminum foil heavily (to make it look rusted) while still remaining flexible? I’m looking to cover a puppet with it, and I’m worried that paint…Continue

Painting Latex

Started this discussion. Last reply by StopmoNick Mar 6. 3 Replies

What type of paint are you supposed to use for painting latex?

1/6 scale props and clothing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kat Probert Mar 3. 4 Replies

Is there a specific site that sells 1/6 scale stuff? I looked for awhile on the internet and I couldn’t find anything. I really want to avoid making my puppet’s costume myself because I feel that the…Continue

 

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Count Croc replied to StopmoNick's discussion Harryhausen 100 tribute
"The surface gauge was a nice touch. "
Jun 28
James Krysa replied to Count Croc's discussion I need suggestions for my new film
"all sounds good Count... it's not what you do it's what you get done that counts.. ;)  Glad your sticking it out... it's hard at times.. I'm in full throttle now.. on top for once.. loving it.. buzzing... found my calling..…"
May 6
Count Croc replied to Count Croc's discussion I need suggestions for my new film
"I did! I don't have much done, but I actually was about to go work on a model for the film. When I finish it, I'll definitely share. "
May 4
luismora replied to Count Croc's discussion I need suggestions for my new film
"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hgs9yMNdSkE IS AWESOME PLESE QUEEK THE GRINDING"
May 3
StopmoNick replied to Count Croc's discussion High Quality Point and Shoot
"Use your phone.  Not much point to Point and Shoot cameras now, phone cameras do it better and are always with you.  Perhaps the one exception would be a camera with a huge zoom range, like the Nikon Coolpix P-1000 with 125x optical zoom,…"
Mar 24
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High Quality Point and Shoot

I’m looking for a Point and Shoot camera with good image quality, and I figured you guys would know best. Any suggestions?See More
Mar 24
Lori B replied to Count Croc's discussion I need suggestions for my new film
"52weeksofhorror.com Check them out."
Mar 21
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Count Croc's discussion Weathering aluminum foil
"This may not help, but I decided to try to make some small helmets using a scaled down version of the Cosplay armour that is all over YouTube. So I used 2mm EVA foam, which glued well with contact adhesive. I coated it with several layers of PVA and…"
Mar 20
Count Croc replied to Count Croc's discussion Weathering aluminum foil
"Thanks for the input! I’m definitely going to try some Krylon."
Mar 12
Greyguy replied to Count Croc's discussion Weathering aluminum foil
"I think the first thing to do is scuff up the foil to receive acrylic paint or try Krylon or rustoleum paint as one of these paints actually will rust with a patina processI would perhaps line the inside of the foil with maybe tyvex to give it…"
Mar 12
Count Croc posted a discussion

Weathering aluminum foil

Pretty self explanatory, is there a way to weather aluminum foil heavily (to make it look rusted) while still remaining flexible? I’m looking to cover a puppet with it, and I’m worried that paint will just crack. Is there another type of material I can use?See More
Mar 12
James Krysa replied to Count Croc's discussion I need suggestions for my new film
"Welcome back, and I hear you Croc.. I'm in a similar situation myself..   I let you know if I can think of any suggestions that may be helpful.. I'm trying to figure things out myself.. "
Mar 7
StopmoNick replied to Count Croc's discussion Painting Latex
"I used rubber cement paint a long time ago, and it seemed to be stretchier and had less tendency to wrinkle when applied to foam latex compared to PAX.  I think I used universal pigments (like the ones at the paint shop, used to tint both…"
Mar 6
Ethan Bartholomae replied to Count Croc's discussion Painting Latex
"Pax paint is generally the go to for painting latex and what's typically recommended. For brushing on it's usually a 1:1 mix of pros-aide adhesive and acrylic paint (it has to be acrylic, don't use oil paints for this), if you want to…"
Mar 5
Dennis Heinzeroth replied to Count Croc's discussion Painting Latex
"You can use pax paint, it's a mix of pros aide surgical adhesive and acrylic paint."
Mar 5
Count Croc posted a discussion

Painting Latex

What type of paint are you supposed to use for painting latex?
Mar 4

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