Model Making

To make great stop-motion animation, you need to have great model makers. We hope you enjoy reading our blog posts on the subject.

Still from a WaterAid stop motion animation - A model of a schoolgirl is turning into water.
Animation

The Drum Roses Awards Finalist

We are proud to announce Second Home Studios is a finalist in the Illustration/Animation category of the The Drum Roses Awards. We were shortlisted for our recent stop motion work, The Girls Who Turned To

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Behind The Scenes

Studio Hands Join PPE Effort

In March 2020, we joined the effort to create PPE from our material stocks in the form of these face shields. We liaised with DT teachers Rob Phillips and Stuart Sweetman at King Henry VIII

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2D Animation

Behind The Scenes On Penny

After racking up millions of hits worldwide, we thought it was time to reveal some nuts and bolts footage of Penny ‘Arctic’ coming together complete with staplers, glue guns and little grey balls. Below are

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Animation

European Co-Production for Penny

In September and October this year, we were commissioned by VFX house Glassworks, Amsterdam to shoot miniature sets for the Christmas campaign for German store, Penny Market. The models were designed and built by Andy

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Meet the 'Bone Gang'
Miniature Sets

Trick or Treat!

Our Halloween Homage to Harryhausen This summer we made a brilliant new creative friendship in the form of Ian Davies, photographer par excellence. Ian is in the process of collating a 100 strong collection of

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Diet Coke - Love it Light - Puppetry
Miniature Sets

Puppets Galore

Just for laughs we’ve compiled a clip reel of our projects where we’ve worked with traditional puppetry, featuring marionettes and/or rod-controlled and hand-controlled puppets. It makes a great change when we can shoot with these,

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