Visual FX for stopmotion This short called ‘Dark Soul’ is from newcomer Tony Booth a.k.a Flash Flanker. What I love about Tony’s approach here is that he instantly starts out creating a feeling that the world is off-kilter. The flashing imagery and severe lighting make the scenes fell more creepy even though they are well […]
Green screen animation technique This clip below from Mauricio Lozano features several higher-level animation techniques. The first is filming against a green screen. This compositing technique allows you to crop out the background and replace the it with a photograph or 3d modeled scene. As you can see from the final composite, this technique is […]
Here’s a quick tip for better action and flying poses- Use leftover parts or reassemble another Mo figure to build your own diy figure stand.
ModiBot Mo works great as a stop motion animation armature. It’s amazing to see how much time, passion and hard work Mike put into this short. I love that you can’t even see the bots beneath and the hand-made clothing truly brings the animation to life. Great work, Mike. Really inspiring! See more of his […]
Countdown to ModiBot Kickstarter! Hoping to go live with lots of fun kits on Tuesday Here’s a sneak peek at some of the fun characters available.
Here’s a first look at the ModiBot BuildLab, a drag-and-drop interface and just barely up and running, Still rough around the edges (no part names, etc), but its really fun to cycle through the parts and see how they might fit together for custom builds We need to give a huge thanks and shout-out to […]