Model Making

We take great care in planning out the scale of each model character in relation to its environments. This helps us to achieve an immersive world that we can explore with the help of stop motion animation. Our aim is such that once the camera points at something, you should feel like you’re looking into another world.

Model making is an integral part of what we do at Second Home Animation Studios. If you’re reading this page, then below you’ll find any blog posts that talk about model making. We hope you enjoy them…

Behind The Scenes

(CITV) How To Trap A Crocodile

Here’s a smattering of images from the making of ‘The Crocodile Trap‘. The main characters are marionette and rod / hand controlled puppets. Modelmaker Kat Simpson featured.

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Model Making

A New Stage Set for Science Of Sound

Since making the BAFTA nominated The Mechanical Musical Marvel, Town Hall Symphony Hall commissioned us to design a new stage set for their educational Science Of Sound showcase. We designed a portal which is used

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Animation

CITV – Finding Zero

Now on air – ‘Oh No! Where’s Zero?’ made for CITV’s ‘Share A Story’ competition. The story was written by 11 year old Alfie de Brito. We took his 6 panel storyboard and expanded it

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