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Old 08-11-2019, 04:13 AM
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I'm making a little film project and I thought of using fondant to make people. Any suggestions?
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Old 08-12-2019, 01:03 AM
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Not sure how well fondant would hold up if it gets warm... Also might not handle being adjusted several times if you're doing stop-motion. I'd recommend that before really getting into it you do some experiments.

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Old 08-13-2019, 04:25 AM
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Yeah, probably not a good idea. For some reason I thought I could do a Davy and Goliath thing but it doesn't seem to lend itself to three dimensions.
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Old 08-13-2019, 12:42 PM
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Can't you just use modeling clay?

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Old 08-13-2019, 01:31 PM
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I might just do the Robot Chicken thing and see if I can find some ambiguous figurines to model.

Clay can get a bit messy. Packages of fondant have all these images on them so my literal mindset made me assume it was easier to work with.
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What about a wax-based modelling compound or some sort of polymer clay? Fondant tends to not take a large amount of handing well before it gets crumbly, or at least that has been my experience with it.

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Packages of fondant have all these images on them so my literal mindset made me assume it was easier to work with.
Buhahahaha. I bet you think the pictures of burgers on fast food menus represent reality too.

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I guess there's some reasons there aren't "Fondantmation" cartoons.
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Buhahahaha. I bet you think the pictures of burgers on fast food menus represent reality too.
I'll admit, I did expect hamburgers to beg for their lives back during the 80's McDonald's commercials.
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Old 08-13-2019, 03:09 PM
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What about a wax-based modelling compound or some sort of polymer clay?
I'll experiment a little and see what works.
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