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Adventures in Stop- motion animation and illustration.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: animation, sculpture, puppets, creative, illustration, art, stop motion film, freelance animation

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we got pieces on Feb 6, 2012 in resin, armature, creature, puppet, independant film, special effects, molding, casting, silicone mold, prop making, colossal squidOK, got the ball rolling on this crazy creature adventure. After a few squeemish days of aquatic anatomy study I began building this thing inside out. It's weird but I never really thought of crustaceans really having muscles like we do cause you don...



A new exploration on Jan 21, 2012 in Minnesota, creature, puppet, armiture, special effects, concept art, silicone puppet, film, cable control, strange creatures, independent film, creature effectInto my dark side. Creating an ominous creature for an independent film by Bob Kundrat titled "The Ice Fisherman", check out the details on our Kickstarter page here. I'm offering pieces of the creature for donations to the film of $150 or more if...



Muppet Time! on Dec 14, 2011 in crafting, reused material, puppet making, hand puppet, furry monster, puppet, character design, muppets, youth media, upcycledMy friend Kevin asked me to help one of his youth at Saint Paul News Network with a piece she was doing on puppetry. What a great excuse to make a puppet! The idea for this furry little guy began as a hood lining from a child's jacket. Then with some...



Cool Beans! on Nov 29, 2011 in music video, kids music, kid rock, behind the scenes, animation, puppets, making of, character design, stop motionMy pal Eric over at EG Design just put up a great post about our process of making "Counting on a Friend". Go have a look see, you just might get inspired!http://www.eee-gee.blogspot.com/...



It's a wrap! on Nov 21, 2011 in music video, kid rock, animation, puppets, character design.design, stop motion, childrens entertainmentCheck out my latest venture in stop motion animationhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mllVuaevzaQIt started many months ago. My Friend Eric, director at EG Design came to my dad (director of Hotternell Studio) and I with the idea of doing a stop motion...



Up up and away on Jun 4, 2011 in music video, elderly, Up, grandma, animation, After Effects, Pelham Puppets, animate clay, maquette, character design, stop motion, sculptureI was going through my art of UP book and kept coming back to a character development sketch of Ellie that seemed to strike a note in me so I decided to sculpt it in plasticine. I love the attitude of confidence and spunk she gives for an old gal. St...