Stop Motion transformation Gifs

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by OptimusTimelord, Oct 7, 2014.

  1. OptimusTimelord

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    Thanks!
    It varies so much depending on the actual content there's no easy answer. Some shots can be filmed, edited and finished in an afternoon while some (esp ones with many characters) can take days...
    Sort of. I realised a long time ago that these figures have such reflective surfaces that bright backgrounds such as greenscreen are very difficult to remove altogether. However having a colour backdrop does help separate the elements, so I have a handful of cardboard sheets in subtle colours that I photograph them against.
    Unrelated, but for these space shots I had a blue-tinted light as well as my normal one, to give a feel of being out in that total sea of blue (best seen catching the underside of Cybertron).
    I'm glad it came out ok, because the frames themselves look so different from one another it felt like they might not flow together too well! There were some quite extreme angles involved (all from the original toon of course).
    Yes, I would like to include the deleted scenes in my version of Episode One :thumb 
     
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    Thank you! That Helps a lot!
     
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    Pure amature hour! You didn’t even attempt to smash two real rocks together and painstakingly animate the debris field!

    I kid, I kid. You are the king, as per usual. Can’t wait to see what’s next!
     
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    [​IMG]

    Earthrise Ratchet transformers! no post photoshop cheating, but there's definitely a cheat in there. can you spot it?
     
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    Something to do with the shield?
     
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    TickTockGoesTheClock Dōmo arigatō, Mr Roboto.

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    Yeah, the shield spins into oblivion.
     
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    You fully transformed the legs in a frame or two.
     
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    Arm pops through the leg as it leaves car mode, and the shield vanishes very smoothly.
     
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    For sure the shield sneaking out of existence. Let's just put it in line with Optimus' trailer;) 

    He looks really good all painted up how you have him
     
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    There's supposed to be an arm lift, and chest spin but i skipped that and make it look like the bumper comes out of the belly
     
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    Do you happen to have a really slowed down version of that GIF?
     
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    This is not very good...

    ezgif.com-gif-maker.gif
     
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    it's just patented Flip-O-Rama, worked for Captain Underpants for years
     
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    Don't need no credit card to ride this train...

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    Thank you David... 'Alien' crossover Transformers when Hasbro? :lol 
    Ooh - or how about a TF Dropship from Aliens! Called Bugstomper, obvs :drool: 
     
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    SHIT THE BED!!! It never even crossed my mind but now I WANT IT!!!
    Gotta be at least Leader class with a deployable Core Class APC bot DEVILDOG (because the other Nicknames for Marines are probably already taken? LEATHERNECK's already a Joe Codename IIRC) - quick let's get Hasbro on the blower!!!
     
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