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Whisper, Rustle trailer
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Hey Stop mo folks,Here's the trailer for a recent non-narrative project I completed in the winter. I did make some animation puppets but a lot of the challenge was animating natural elements. Took me…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Maureen Z Jul 15.

Yank Tug Yank -- short film

Hello! I'd like to share my short film Yank Tug Yank completed in 2017.…Continue

Started Sep 10, 2019

Strays

New video online.  It's part of a personal photography challenge I've set for myself called 50 verbs, 50 days.  This one is for the verb "Mourn".…Continue

Started Sep 27, 2016

Giant Tiff files
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For Photoshop rig removal I use a tiffs with a clean plate behind.  When I save, though, the file size balloons from an already very large 17 MB to an enormous 78 MB.  What am I missing?  How do…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Maureen Z Sep 27, 2015.

 

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Maureen Z replied to Maureen Z's discussion Whisper, Rustle trailer
"Thanks! Much of the video includes repeats of the various patterns. So I think it won't be too onerous. "
Jul 15
Hans Jacob Wagner replied to Maureen Z's discussion Whisper, Rustle trailer
"Very well done - you should make more, bumpers are used a lot in tv productions. Try to make a bunch (like 12) of 5 sec on the same theme, not especially the one above, not introducing (too many) new elements. And throw in a few looping frames or…"
Jul 15
Maureen Z replied to Sean Meagher's discussion Home studio setup
"It's a 4' x 8' piece of plywood, 1/2" thick, reinforced with a 1"x2" wooden frame. I've been using it for years and have filled and refilled tie-down holes. Not exactly tiny but I can stand it on end and lean it…"
Jul 7
Maureen Z replied to Sean Meagher's discussion Home studio setup
"I use a folding stool. When not in use, it can tuck under the plank on top of my Ikea sawhorses. (Yes, same set up!) $12.99 at Target in US but probably lots of others out there."
Jul 7
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Whisper, Rustle trailer

Hey Stop mo folks,Here's the trailer for a recent non-narrative project I completed in the winter. I did make some animation puppets but a lot of the challenge was animating natural elements. Took me about 30 some tries to figure out how to crack an eggshell in more than a few frames.See More
Jul 5
Maureen Z replied to nondo's discussion What kind of adhesive do you usually use for the eyes that you attach?
"DateNightHair.MP4 I used Museum Wax to move the pupils in this shot."
Jul 5
Maureen Z commented on Cait's video
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Little Big Sky

"Are all the sounds ambient?"
Mar 30
Maureen Z commented on Cait's video
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Little Big Sky

"This is so great! Fabulous set--love how you weathered the wood. Super choice of puppet design for the characters. Congratulations!"
Mar 30
Maureen Z replied to Angus Lamont's discussion FOAM FLEX-IT V - anyone tried it out?
"I've cast some small puppets with Flex Foam It 3 and Flex Foam It 7. It's not that easy to work with and lots of wrinkles when you bend it. It takes acrylic paint nicely but that cracks pretty fast. I made it work somehow but I…"
Mar 1
Maureen Z replied to Prav Potu's discussion Animating Shoelaces
"Good Luck! Look forward to seeing it."
Jan 7, 2020
Maureen Z replied to Prav Potu's discussion Animating Shoelaces
"It might be possible to feed a wire into the center of a woven lace. Or, with a very thin aluminum wire you can sew it to the underside of a lace."
Jan 1, 2020
Maureen Z replied to John Horabin's discussion Trailer for our latest independent film: Jolly Girl
"This looks great! I'll have to keep my eye for it. Are those replacement mouths or clay that you sculpted as you went along?"
Oct 14, 2019
Maureen Z commented on Youp Zondag's photo
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Still from Magic Lantern Short film

"This looks amazing! At what stage in the production are you?"
Sep 19, 2019
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Sep 10, 2019

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