A blog to assist students of animation, life drawing and storyboard with draw-overs for composition and dynamic poses, by a Disney Animator who animated characters including Aladdin, Belle, Simba, and Prince Eric in Little Mermaid, and many other characters from the second Golden Era of Disney animation. Mike Cedeno
Monday, December 28, 2020
Supplies for Stop Motion Animation Explorations
FOR PAINTING ON GLASS... a Thick sheet of glass,,,,
The ideal thickness and size for the glass that you need, ensuring that your glass matches its exact purpose.
Common glass thickness includes:
3/32″ thickness (2.4 mm) – used in picture frames, small insulated glass units, not temperable.
1/8″ thickness (3.2 mm) – small cabinet door panels, insulated units, picture frames and small table tops.
3/16″ thickness (4.8 mm) – larger cabinet door panels, single pane window, small mirrors.
1/4″ thickness (6.4 mm) – all general glass applications, such as table tops (as protective cover), insulated units, interior & exterior door lites, shelves, framed shower doors.
3/8″ thickness (9.5 mm) – framed & frameless shower doors and enclosures, shelves, table tops, glass walls and partitions.
1/2″ thickness (12.7 mm) – larger shower doors and enclosures, larger shelves, larger table tops, countertops, glass walls and partitions, hand railings.
3/4″ thickness (19.1 mm) – very large table tops, very large shelves, larger countertops, mall fronts, glass floors.