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Don't Think of a Pink Elephant

Hi everyone, I'd love to share my film that I have just released online on vimeo. I had some really awesome help from people on this forum when I was making it! It's also featured in Skwigly's…Continue

Started Aug 27, 2020

What Type of Sillicone? Silicone and Expanding Foam
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Hello!I am going to be making some puppets, which will essentially be talking shapes. So they will not have the usual facial structure. The mouths would slashed into the silicone.We were thinking of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Suraya Apr 5, 2018.

Stop Motion Animator Required asap!

We are looking for an experienced character animator for our stop motion production. We need someone as soon as possible, ideally this coming week. Even if you have availability just for a few days…Continue

Started Nov 27, 2016

Eyeballs that sit inside a hollow cast head.
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Has anybody had any experience of making eyeballs that sit inside a hollow cast head, and can be moved by using pins in the pupils?I was wondering what solutions people have used for parts that hold…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Caroline Fawell Apr 22.

 

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Caroline Fawell replied to Suraya's discussion Eyeballs that sit inside a hollow cast head.
"Hi, thanks very much for that, much as Isobel’s eyelashes are very beautiful, think i’ll stick with using the pros aide/acrylic mix, struggling with the proportions with this.:.? or a  line of latex? to keep it simple. Thanks "
Apr 22
StopmoNick replied to Suraya's discussion Eyeballs that sit inside a hollow cast head.
"Isabel's silicone eyelids (in the 3 photos I  posted earlier on this thread) actually had eyelashes stuck on the edges.  You can actually buy continuous strips of eyelash material from some dollmakers supplies, though I think Isabel…"
Apr 17
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Suraya's discussion Eyeballs that sit inside a hollow cast head.
"My experience with Pros-Aide is that it has a tendency to remain a little bit tacky, which is not ideal with fiddly things like eyelids. I would go with latex or paint if possible. Just to add... a technique that has worked for me in making eyelids…"
Apr 16
Hans Jacob Wagner replied to Suraya's discussion Eyeballs that sit inside a hollow cast head.
"I use polymorph termo plastic for backing the eyes. I press the eyes into a piece of clay so that less than half is sticking out. And then melting some polymorph over that, works nicely.  Then I fix some more around alluwire for jaw and neck…"
Apr 16
Caroline Fawell replied to Suraya's discussion Eyeballs that sit inside a hollow cast head.
"Hi, just wanted to ask if it’s better to use an acrylic/pros aide mix or latex to give an impression of eyelashes on the puppet’s eyelids?Thanks!"
Apr 16
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Don't Think of a Pink Elephant

Hi everyone, I'd love to share my film that I have just released online on vimeo. I had some really awesome help from people on this forum when I was making it! It's also featured in Skwigly's Animation showcase at the moment.https://vimeo.com/429895816Any comments welcome!See More
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