I'm getting back into stop-motion again, and hoping to use my Canon 60D. Of course there is the problem of flicker with EF lens on Canon bodies, but I don't have the money to purchase a small set of…Continue
"The urethane mold material that studios like Laika and Aardman are using is (or at least virtually identical to) BJB Enterprises' TC-816 and TC-1630. They're a mineral filled urethane, usually borosilicate glass, which makes it a lot…"
"I'm not familiar with Sil-Paint, but it sounds pretty similar to Smooth-On's Sil-Poxy. Neills Materials' website didn't have a ton of details about it so I'm not exactly sure how close to Sil-Poxy it is. Neills Materials…"
"If you do search out silicone caulk to use be careful of the type that you get, there's several types of acetoxy silicones. Like Nick said, some are opaque white and much firmer durometer. I'm not sure about naming conventions with brands…"
"I've used a couple different methods to paint silicone, but primarily paint with the process you described; thinning a batch of silicone with naptha and silicone pigments. Now it's not necessarily true that platinum silicones won't…"
"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…"
"Depending on where you're located there's several workable options for green/blue screen backgrounds. If you're in the US I'd take a look at B&H Photo Video, Adorama, or Filmtools. They all carry a variety of background…"
"My two sense regarding O1 tool steel is that it's not ideal if you're not properly set up for heat treating and tempering it. You pay a premium with O1 tool steel, but if it's not able to reach its full potential then that premium is…"
"I probably won't be a huge amount of help since I'm from the US so I'm not 100% sure of how relevant my suggestions will be, but I'll give it a shout anyways. Although I tend to do very basic DMX setups and run mostly PAR cans…"
"It's likely that the 250D is too new of a camera for Stop Motion Pro to support. I had the same issue with a Canon 1300D on Dragonframe 3, before I upgraded to DF4 with no issues. SMP Eclipse as far as I know hasn't been extensively…"