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making a perfect animation table
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ive decided  to  design a animation table that has more functionality then the standard perforated sheets what are some things you guys would want in a table i want to get as much functionality into…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hans Jacob Wagner 5 hours ago.

Good way to determine distant of movement
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What's a good to determine how far my character should move with each step I was thinking I'd just measure the distance determine how long I want it to take and dove that by 24 for a incremental…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adam Taylor 19 hours ago.

gecko armature
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im trying to make a a gecko armature but there's a few things I'm trying to figure out 1. how would i make ball joints that gradually become smaller 2. how would I make hip joints that have a angled…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Owen Aug 31.

Useful stop motion 3d print files
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Here o thought it would be nice to make a thread with links to or regular files for useful things to 3d print for stop motion animation. Which can included things for puppets, sets animation rigs,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Owen Sep 2.

 

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Hans Jacob Wagner replied to Owen's discussion making a perfect animation table
"To me it looks like some altered water pipe fittings where they instead of treading the tube has screws treaded in in the joints to fixate the pipes. Clever and a lot cheaper that normal scaffolding clamps. The pipes must be of a smaller dimension…"
5 hours ago
StopmoNick replied to Owen's discussion making a perfect animation table
"A similar system with ply, and scaffolding underneath, at Aardman."
8 hours ago
StopmoNick replied to Owen's discussion making a perfect animation table
"Interesting, those Laika set tables with the ply cut-out windows seem to be supported on metal legs or scaffolding.  "
8 hours ago
Adam Taylor replied to Owen's discussion Good way to determine distant of movement
"Try starting with the length of the character's stride.  Pose your character in the "contact" pose and measure the distance between the front toe and back toe. You will have to adjust the position for the tie downs, but this…"
19 hours ago
Adam Taylor replied to Owen's discussion making a perfect animation table
"http://https://images.app.goo.gl/MnrUmqDLSFpbPXg76 Here's a link to what all of the professional studios seem to use.  The shape is very simple to build but very sturdy and has windows to put your hands through to access the tie downs and…"
19 hours ago
Owen replied to Owen's discussion making a perfect animation table
"im not sure it can get any better then nicks table with folding hinges."
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Hans Jacob Wagner replied to Owen's discussion making a perfect animation table
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Simon Tytherleigh replied to Owen's discussion making a perfect animation table
"I also have some folding sawhorse stands that were designed for woodworking. Some of them are a bit wobbly, but the (cheap) Stanley plastic folding stands are pretty good. They also have a low shelf on which I place a sandbag or weight. I think…"
Monday
Metalmadcat replied to Owen's discussion making a perfect animation table
"Mine is not a perfect animation table, but so far it works. I use lots of clamps. But I am dreaming of making something more sophisticated, maybe in the near future. I liked what I read in the comment sections, the Levelling Height Adjustable…"
Monday
StopmoNick replied to Owen's discussion making a perfect animation table
"I use 12mm (1/2") particle board for my set floor or ground, and drill tie-down holes where I need them.  I have a couple of different sizes that I re-use, so the top is seperate from the frame with legs.  I use the old theatrical…"
Monday
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Owen's discussion making a perfect animation table
"It has to have some means of making sure it does not wobble. I have bought a set of these, and need only two for a table. They can be screwed onto the face of the…"
Sunday
Hans Jacob Wagner replied to Owen's discussion Good way to determine distant of movement
"With described approach, the character would reach the goal in time - but wherever it will be speedwalking or in slowmotion, has to be seen. You should try to measure your own pace as you act out the scene. You could use a stopwatch, video…"
Sunday
Hans Jacob Wagner replied to Owen's discussion making a perfect animation table
"I've come to think that it's not a table as much as free space that's important. The lighter and less obscure the set the better. So to me a firm floor that you can drill in and a roof with rigging possibilities is much more…"
Sunday
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making a perfect animation table

ive decided  to  design a animation table that has more functionality then the standard perforated sheets what are some things you guys would want in a table i want to get as much functionality into this table as possible so i need lots of ideas here.See More
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Owen replied to Red Spiral Productions's discussion Just asking about sets
"that reminds me i was planning on designing a animation table that had way more functionality then the standard design but never got around to it i know what I'm doing this weekend."
Saturday
Owen replied to Red Spiral Productions's discussion Just asking about sets
"i think if you make a set that could be used in many scenarios you could like im making a large forest set which could be reused many times  "
Friday

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