All posts tagged: Kush

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An Amazing Bird Puppet!

Someone on stopmotionanimation.com message board posted the URL of a music video by Bowerbirds a while ago. There is an amazing crow puppet here. He said that he made the armature for the wings. I asked him if he could send me some photos of the puppet before it was foamed and feathered -which he […]

Stop Motion Bird; wire armature, epoxy bones, sculpey head.

Stop Motion Bird Kush

Finally, I am posting about stop motion bird Kush… A lot of things happening here since my last post. I moved my studio to another room in our house, tried making a rig for Kush, purchased AnimatorHD Personal and tried Lumix. This post is going to be long enough so, I will post about these later. […]

Stop Motion Bird puppet - wire armature.

Making of a Bird Armature

Bird armature for Kush: Kush is an eagle like bird living on top of the tree of life… When I first started working on the bird armature, I thought I could go away with a complete wire and epoxy one. But, I want her to fly, land, shake her head,… So, especially her shoulders needed to […]

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Making Ball Joints for Bird Armature

Long time no post but hard work… I have been trying to figure out making ball&socket armatures. I wanted to post when I HAD something to show. I first started with a wire armature for Kush but after couple of different wire tests, I decided to try ball joints for the bird armature. Kush will […]