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Posted by Terry, on 2009-06-07 11:00:41

My stage

I made a stage for animation and it's a bit different to what I've seen before so I thought I'd share it with you. It's very small but is fine for the animation that I do. [IMG]http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/gg111/thunder_th/P1050189.jpg[/IMG] Yes, the base IS the side of an old computer case, I use magnetic tiedowns and so decided to have a metal base and had an old computer case lying around. I made it so there is enough space to be able to take and move the magnets underneath. The armature in the picture's shoes are just made of fimo and I'm not going to keep them that colour. [IMG]http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/gg111/thunder_th/P1050202-1.jpg[/IMG] The legs are detachable incase I need to take it anywhere and so is the computer case, but it fits on tightly so won't move during animation. [IMG]http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/gg111/thunder_th/P1050203.jpg[/IMG] For the sides I just clamp a piece of wood or card or something onto the wood. Sorry if the images are too big.

Posted by Nick H, on 2009-06-07 19:16:47

I guess the main difference between Castlegardener's small stage or mine, and your stage is that yours uses a magnet tiedown system so it has a metal top and framing to support it. I like the idea of using the computer case side!

Posted by prammaven, on 2009-06-09 07:19:06

I second that- what a great idea! Those sides are easy to come by, and cheap too. ___________________________________________ [a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDf5EG9aXcw&feature=channel_page"]latest work[/a]