How To: Make replacement mouths for stop motion armatures

Make replacement mouths for stop motion armatures

Mouths are so expressive, which can be tricky to animate. A simple way to capture the movement is to craft several mouths to alternate. Watch this video animation tutorial and learn how to make replacement mouths for stop motion animation armature puppets.

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I am just starting with this stop motion thing and have a lot to learn. I want to make the mouths and eyes move on my dolls. Here is a piece of my first video;

I have a band and want them to look like they're singing, how do I do that?

So far I've only found stuff about drawings and Claymation. I don't do either of those. Is there anything I can do to make the facial features move on these dolls?

P.S. I also need to learn about special effects like lightning and such,

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