Category Archives: Stop-Motion Animation

Eyes of the Storm

My friend Chayla is studying video media at her high school. A long time ago I asked if she’d like to model for some stop-motion experiments. Last week she got a hold of me and said she could get some school … Continue reading

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Agatha Hattie and the Vampire Dog

Yesterday was spent adjusting camera rigs, figuring out how to use the green screen and chroma key, making puppets and animating. My friend Leslie and I have been working on a children’s book together. Agatha Hattie is a story I wrote … Continue reading

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200th Post! Animation Celebration!

Hooray! The results are in! I took suggestions from readers and created a new animation. I shot and edited all the footage today! I’m so excited and I hope you like it. Thank You to everyone who participated I couldn’t use all the … Continue reading

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Tell Me What to Animate Next!

This post will be my 199th post since I have started this blog! I want to do something special for my 2ooth post. That’s where I need your help. I want to create a community animation experiment. All you have … Continue reading

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Cartwheel – A Study in Movement

This is the Puppet Shaman. I’ve been reading a book called Paper Puppet Palooza to learn how to make paper puppets for my animations. Watch in amazement as the Puppet Shaman comes to life and cartwheels across the screen. All … Continue reading

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Sheamus Thibodaux’s First Steps

Just a quick post while I have a cup of tea, then I need to get the kid and the dog out of the house before this wonderful sunshine disappears. A few weeks ago I built an armature and sculpted a … Continue reading

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Kitchen Poltergeist

My chores seem like a waste of time when I’d rather be doing my animation experiments. Still, I don’t want to live in a wasteland of trash, laundry and dirty dishes. That’s why sometimes it’s necessary to do both. A kitchen poltergeist … Continue reading

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