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Charon: The Puppet is Done!

Due to a screen printing workshop that I attended on Monday, I didn’t get much done on my beloved Studio Monday. So I caught up yesterday and today with making (and finishing!) the Charon puppet for my Orpheus film project: … Continue reading

23. June 2011 by Jessica
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Charon: Plasticine Model

Getting up early every morning and working on my not-yet-paid projects really pushes them forward. Today I finished the plasticine model of Charon, the second also-non-silhouette character for my film: See my flicker photostream for a larger version of this … Continue reading

16. June 2011 by Jessica
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Orpheus: The Pupppet, Finally

What a week. There were so many other things to do that it was rather difficult to find time slots for working on the Orpheus puppet for my current film project. And whenever I’ve found the time, something just screwed … Continue reading

13. June 2011 by Jessica
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Orpheus: Head and Hands Casted

Here’s a quick update on my Orpheus puppet since I finished the head and the hands yesterday: Orpheus’ head and hands. (See this image in higher resolution on my flickr stream.) My process here is pretty much the same to … Continue reading

27. May 2011 by Jessica
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Orpheus: Model ready for Mold Making!

The final Orpheus model made of plasticine, with all single parts assembled: hands and head are attached to the body part here. Today’s Studio Monday guest had to call off, and so I had a whole day to sculpt the … Continue reading

23. May 2011 by Jessica
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Orpheus: Armature

See a larger version of this picture on flickr.com After yesterday’s animation experiments, day I made the armature of the Orpheus puppet today. I used aluminum wire for the main skeleton, and white Milliput for the bones. Some parts of … Continue reading

16. May 2011 by Jessica
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E-Book: A Brief Guide to Make a Semi-Professional Stop-Motion Animation Puppet

I wanted to do this for a very, very long time: Last year I presented my Myctophyformes Draco to you, a Chinese Lanternfish puppet I made for Shelley Noble’s Halfland saga. And I promised a longer version of the making … Continue reading

05. December 2010 by Jessica
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Come, Kitty Kitty!

Remember that little bird? I finished another animal puppet today, a cat: The cat puppet is about 6 cm high and fully moveable. Like the bird, the cat’s “just” a minor character. Together, both of them are supposed to carry … Continue reading

13. July 2010 by Jessica
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Shadow Puppets: Done!

While it’s so paralyzing hot outside, I spend a lot of time in my basement studio to work on the film. It’s great: down there I don’t sweat myself to death and the film is progressing continuously as well. I … Continue reading

13. July 2010 by Jessica
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There

Yesterday, something totally unbelievable happened: I finished the cemetery set for my Orpheus film project. I finished it completely. Done. This is just crazy! Now I only have to build the Orpheus puppet, and then I can start animating (though … Continue reading

03. July 2010 by Jessica
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