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 […]
How to use ModiBot with green screen for visual effects animation.
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 […]
How to use ModiBot Mo figure kit as a stopmotion animation armature for designing custom puppets.
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.
I’ll be speaking about ModiBot, the role of Making and guerrilla product development in the current ‘free agent’ economy. Come build some ‘bots at the conference or bring the kids and come see us at Bay Area Maker Faire on May 18th and 19th!