This video or dvd tutorial is available for purchase which shows the general basics of constructing a stop motion animation puppet using the clay sculpting & molding method, foam rubber latex casting, seaming, and final painting of the puppet.
A resource and informational website from Germany about stop motion animation. Also, there is an English version of this site.
Stop motion animation armature parts and kits for building a variety of jointed armatures such as humans, elephants, and grasshoppers. Affordable prices for those starting in puppet animation.
Information and how-to technical tips on animated puppetry. Dedicated web site for hobbyists and professionals practicing the unique art and craft of stop motion animation.
Easy to use Stop Motion animation software for Mac OS X. Allows you to use your computer and DV camcorder or USB webcams to capture single frames for stop motion or time lapse applications.
Distributor-supplier of a more user friendly 3 part foam latex system. M.D. Foam Latex can be used for casting stop motion animation puppets. Listed under "products" then go to "latex products".
Studio in Germany offering stop motion animation production services, ball-socket armatures, puppetmaking, sets, props, and modelmaking. There is also English version of this site.
Example of clay and stop motion animation used in an elementary school curriculum. Educators using this tactile animation medium to help encourage language, mathematical, logical, spatial, collaborative and creativity skills.
A shareware program that helps in the analysis of a recorded voice for lip-sync. Applicable to a variety of animation methods including stop motion. It provides a set of tools for the precise timing of the character's mouth movements and suggests how it should look at each frame of the animation.
One of the very few consumer digital camcorders that can shoot single frames and can be used for stop motion work. When the iDshot is used for animation, it does not need to be connected to computer.