Category Archives: STOP MOTION

Hacked together tools and techniques used in making stop motion animation. Includes videos.

More Stop Motion Animation – Crush Stuff!

Here’s another experiment with stop motion animation: Jason Underwood of Broken Bulb Comedy did most of the acting for this project, although I stepped in for one scene.  The process is explained pretty well in this post (plus there’s some … Continue reading

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Trigger Your Camera Using Automatic Air Freshener Parts

Per an earlier post, Glade was nice enough to provide a very hackable set of components in their “automatic spray” air freshener.  Once I had the components in hand, an obvious use was for a remote camera trigger.  After some … Continue reading

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Stop Motion Animation with Post-it notes

The process that I used to make this video is explained pretty well in this post (with other videos) .  Here’s another video that I made using stop motion animation: Using post it notes came from seeing something like this … Continue reading

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ENV2 Camera Phone TRIPOD mount

As discussed in this post, I recently made some custom mounting hardware for my phone.  Although a wooden block seemed sufficient at the time, I’ve been trying out some stop-motion techniques and purchased a tripod.  Making my ENV2 mount compatible … Continue reading

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Stop Motion with GIMP, A Milling Machine, and an Env2

Here’s the results of quite a bit of work; I’ll explain how it was done and show my first video using stop motion animation after the break. Jason Underwood, who writes for Broken Bulb Comedy, collaborated on this video after … Continue reading

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Env2 Picture and Video Taking Guide

As mentioned in this post, I use my Env2 for taking most of the pictures on this site.  The Env2 and probably most camera phones will take better pictures than one would think once they are transferred to your computer.  … Continue reading

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ENV2 Camera Phone Mount

Update 1/25/2011 – I’ve now made it tripod-compatible! If you’re one of the 2 to 3 people that read this blog regularly, you might wonder how I take all of the blurry pictures of my projects.  The Answer is with … Continue reading

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