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Posted by moel, on 2011-04-20 14:51:31

First Stop Motion Set - A Bar

Hi Folks A friend of my and are planning our very first stop motion film. We want to set it in a bar with us as the main characters (in form of clay puppets of course). We started building the bar and would love to hear your thoughts about the progress so far! We mostly used balsa wood and plywood for the floor and wall. No painting done yet and a lot of the details are missing but i think its a solid foundation. Would love to hear your comments! Cheers!





Posted by grecodan, on 2011-04-20 15:43:30

Looks like a bar to me. :) Have you given consideration as to how you're going to light it? That might influence how you construct additional walls...assuming it will have them.

Posted by moel, on 2011-04-20 15:47:08

Thanks for replying! Yeah, we're planning on inserting lights behind the shelfs which will be attached to the back wall in front of a mirror foil. I think that would make a nice effect.

Posted by grecodan, on 2011-04-20 18:31:28

One other thought... how are you going to secure your figures? Will they have tie downs of some sort? Will they be seated at the bar? If so, can they be bolted to the chairs? Even clay figures can benefit from a tie-down of some sort.