St. Pete Art Scene
SHINE Mural Festival St. Petersburg mural festival
Warehouse Arts District Industrial and manufacturing warehouses are being converted to art spaces!
St.Pete Arts Alliance Serving the arts and cultural community, advocate for the arts.
Creative Pinellas County’s non-profit local arts agency promoting our creative community.
Animation + Video
Hit Film 4 Express FREE video editing & VFX software for Mac & PC.
FilmRiot Filmmaking how-to with Ryan Connolly. Great info and entertaining!
StopMotionAnimation.com Everything you will ever want to know about stop motion animation. A must!!
Lost Marble / Papagayo Lip-sync mouth shapes with actual sound for use with Moho. FREE download!
DAZ Studios 3D Animation Software – Bryce & Mimic Digital Art Modeling Animation & Anime – 3D Models.
Aardman Animations Nick Park site, creator of Wallace & Gromit, Chicken Run, Creature Comforts.
Laika Stop-motion animation studio – Boxtrolls, ParaNorman, Coraline, and more. Amazing!
Puppets + Toys
All About Ventriloquism Theater All you want to know about the secrets and history of Ventriloquism! Many thanks to Maggie from Ms. Pawlicki’s class!
Ronnie Burkett Theatre of Marionettes. One man, many puppets, pure genius!
BJ Winslow’s Horror Shop Prop maker and effects artist. Rent a cadaver for your next family gathering. Beyond cool!
Dapper Cadaver Missing a body part? Buy one from this site! Science oddities and Halloween prop shop.
Pupperty Archive The British Puppet and Model Theatre Guild.
Selberg Studios Tim Selberg’s world of custom, hand carved puppets. Amazing mechanical controls.
Figurenschneider Take a look at these wonderful puppets by German artist Norman Schneider. Such character!
Alexander Mergold Puppets, portrait dolls, marionettes, gifts and more! Beautifully sculptured. Well done!
Puppeteers of America Premier source of info on the art of puppetry. Puppetry Journal and puppet Links.
The Puppetry Home Page Puppet links!
Punch & Brodie Puppetry and Video.
International Festival of Puppet Theatre Keep up to date on Puppet Happenings, Grants and Festivals.
Scott Radke Disturbing marionettes!
Penny Plain Toy Theatres Great info regarding toy theatres, emphasis on Pollock’s Toy Store and Museum.
Consumer Affairs 3D printer information guide comparisons and reviews.
123D Catch App that lets you create 3D scans of virtually any object. (free)
123D How-to-Capture 3D Great tutorials on how to set up your shoot to create 3D models.
123D Make Turn 3D models into 2D build plans. (free)
Meshmixer clean up 3D scans, drag-and-drop mesh mixing for 3D printing. (free)
Pixlogic Sculptris A fun way to begin learning digital sculpting. (free)
Pixlogic ZBrushCore 3D sculpture program for illustration, animation and 3D printing.
Pixlogic ZClassroom Video tutorials to learn the basics on working with ZBrushCore.
Thingiverse Download files and build with your lasercutter, 3D printer, or CNC.
Tinkercad A simple, online 3D design and 3D printing app. (free)
XYZ 3D Printer We have the DaVinci 1.0A (ABS plastic) – we like!
XYZ Calibrator App Simplifies calibrating XYZ printing DaVinci 3D printer.
Tools + Supplies
Micro-Mark:The Small Tool Specialists All the tools you ever wanted. Resin & silicone. Wonderful!
Small Parts Hardware store for prototype design. Hard-to-find quality engineering tools and materials.
Online Metals Micro Fasteners new online service center.
Harbor Freight Tools Tools for home workshop, hand tools, metal, wood working, and much more. Great deals!
Rio Grande Jewelry making supplies, gems and findings, quality tools, videos, variety of catalogues.
Contenti Metalworking Great source for over 7,000 jewelry, watch repair, and metalworking supplies.
Smooth-On Moldmaking, casting supplies. Good tutorials.
Perfect Touch Handcarved wood and metal tipped tools for doll artists and small scale sculptors.
National Artcraft Doll making supplies, musical movements, variety of catalogues. Very handy.
The Compleat Sculptor Quality sculpting supplies for every kind of sculpture. Get the catalogue!
Polymer Clay Express polymer clays.
The Clay Store Polymer clay source.
Save-On-Crafts Savings on Crafts!
Intercal Trading Group Importer of quality English and German mohair. Kits and supplies. Good prices!
JewelryFindings.com Great source for cameos, brass stampings, charms, antique buttons.
Costumes.org The Costumer’s Manifesto by Prof. Tara Maginnis. Incredible source for costuming.
Pretty in Plastic Leading expert in the world of designer toy creation.
B&H Video Pro’s source for photo, video & audio. Sturdy Pelican cases for transporting figurative art!
500mlBrushes Cool Photoshop vintage brushes.
Mister Retro Machine Wash retro images PS filters.
DaFont.com 7000+ fonts for your downloading pleasure.
Fontcraft Scriptorium fonts and graphic arts. Source for artist designed fonts.