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DARK EARTH – Ornisaurus

February 18, 2018

One of the menagerie of creatures that will make an appearance in Dark Earth. Classic Stop Motion but more modern, finessed & refined animation and practical special effects ….

DARK EARTH – Ornisaurus

One of the menagerie of creatures that will make an appearance in Dark Earth. Classic Stop…

Posted by Stop Motion Works on Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Blog site – Rigar Motion Pictures

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ISLE OF DOGS (2018)

February 18, 2018

Dog packs, stand-off scene ….

Here is a Film Review and another Review

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‘ART in MOTION’ Masterpieces – Ray Harryhausen Classics

February 18, 2018

For me, ever since Jurassic Park in 1993 which was the first realistic-style depiction of creature characters, we have been so inundated, saturated, bombarded, etc, with Realism CGI, that I do not have any sense of wonder or awe viewing digitally created characters. Any excitement or thrill of CGI creature characters wears off so quickly.

I am not referring to the puppet cartoon-esque stop motion, but, speaking about the surreal-realism creature fantasy stop motion. Today world-wide, I can probably count on 1 or 2 hands (maybe 5 to 10), artists that have the skills, and have produced Harryhausen-esque stop motion. I am not sure where the next generation of ‘The Children of the Harryhausen’ will arise from. Eclectic talents & skills are needed to produce a ‘Harryhausen Artist’ but it seems most of current generation not inclined to acquire those skill-sets.

Comments from UNCLE RAY

Of course, I admire all of Ray Harryhausen’s work. Here, I am only showing ‘Valley of Gwangi’ as example, the complete Gwangi roping/capture scence ….

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Early Man (2018)

February 17, 2018

This is not an instant gratification video or plethora of photos ;) Instead, a good size article here from the Euro…

Posted by Stop Motion Works on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Behind the scenes

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Monkeybone (2001) Behind scenes Time lapse

February 17, 2018

We are all 'puppets' … affected by invisible forces … another dimension of time and space ;)

Posted by Stop Motion Works on Tuesday, January 30, 2018

This is more complete version and showing finished stop motion & overlayed live-action interacting with puppet

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