Since I have experience fabricating human armatures, fabricating the coyote armatures was not too difficult. I just had to transfer my methods of combining wood and aluminum wire into the physiology and frame of a coyote. The experimental part was with the fur. At first he anded up looking more like a rat until I […]
The Mariachi and The Rattlesnake Witch has won a Creative Acheivement Award in animation from been selected The Arizona International Film Festival 2019! It screened April 12, 9:30pm at The Screening Room in Tucson, AZ
(The Mariachi and The Rattlesnake Witch) In this teaser, we see the opening scene of a story about a lone mariachi who has a soul wrenching secret. A tumbleweed scratches through the cactus brush as the moon rises in the background. Pushing into the moon, we descend into the valley below. Hold… and focus on […]
Using aluminum armature wire and hot glue to repair an armature. Production update! I have only 2 scenes left to shoot. I’m happily surprised at the pace of this shoot. It’s been 5 months and I have 3.25 minutes of footage. Technically I could make my music video with what I have, but the […]
Superb, somewhat dark, animation from Steve Warne
Here’s a timelapse of me making the bruja puppet for the video. I left my Claytoons clay out in the open air for about 6 months, and when I went to start applying and sculpting her features, the clay was stiff… and I thought, well shoot, I should’ve sealed that container. However, after a while […]
Hello! Animating has been humming along and I’m getting some footage I’m really happy with. Putting theories to the test and getting results I like. Here are some production stills from a few sequences I’ve animated over the past few months. Happy Animating!
Heres a quick video of me animating a sequence of The Mariachi and his frog companion strumming together next to a fire in the Sonoran Desert…what could go wrong?
I have started Vlogging as it seems to be “The Futuuuure!!”. Plus, its much easier and off the cuff and fun and visual…so here we go! Follow my Youtube channel, Stopmotionmusic On Youtube, for more! Stay TOONed!
Its been years since my last stop motion music video was released(See Towers “The Fields” Video Premier), but I’m back and better than ever! I learned so much about stop motion animation on that first video, and I am excited to announce that I’m in production on my second. This time it will feature music […]