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DARK EARTH – Ornisaurus

Sunday, February 18th, 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

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‘ART in MOTION’ Masterpieces – Ray Harryhausen Classics

Sunday, February 18th, 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.
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Howard the Duck – Dark Overlord (1993)

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

In gereral not much behind the scenes about the Dark Overland stop motion effects. There are still no images of the original stop motion armature. Last year I ramdomly found photos on the net.
Here is Facebook LINK to Howard the Duck / Dark Overlord photo album

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Another ‘Chiodo’ Stop Motion T-Rex 1994

Monday, February 5th, 2018

Another & different ‘Chiodo’ T-Rex stop motion puppet done later around 1993 for the Iwerks 360 degree experience called ‘Dinosaur Adventure’ then this same T-Rex used briefly in the opening credits, of ‘Naked Gun 33 1/3′ (1993) Kent Burton was the lead animator and animation assisted by Joel Fletcher, Kim Blanchette, & Don Waller, contributed [...]

Land of the Lost TV Series(1991-92)

Monday, February 5th, 2018

A ‘Chiodo’ T-Rex stop motion character known as Scarface on the TV series.. The armature was made by Peter Marinello for Chiodo Bros and the original clay sculpture by Yancy Calzada, subsequently the sculpt was molded, then cast in foam rubber, finished & painted.
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