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Build Armatures (Toys) for Stop Motion Animation

Marlena Martin, Animator, Artist, Educator

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9 Videos (22m)
    • Introduction

      0:58
    • What are Armatures?

      1:18
    • Supplies

      1:54
    • Spine

      2:19
    • Torso and Legs

      3:28
    • Arms and Hands

      3:42
    • Feet (Revised)

      2:07
    • Head

      2:30
    • Finished Armature

      3:20

About This Class

In this course we will be creating an armature (puppet) for stop motion. Stop motion movies are a hit with moviegoers of all demographics. We will be creating an armature that you can use in your own projects. This course is budget friendly and all supplies needed are under $20. This introductory course will get you creating puppets in no time. It's fun and easy and you'll enjoy every step of the process.

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Makes it very easy and approachable. Great class!
Kristy Lankford

Illustrator, artist, and art teacher!

Excellent, clear presentation! I'm actually working wth already-created pieces, but this is still very good information to know in case I add a made piece to my story. thank you!
Wonderful class! I'm looking forward to your next video
Phiona Pham

Artist focusing on handmade paper dolls

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Marlena Martin

Animator, Artist, Educator

Marlena is a character animator, artist and educator. She enjoys teaching and helping students reach their full artistic potential. She has a BS in Computer Animation and enjoys photographing nature and all series of Star Trek except Enterprise.

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