Stop motion tiedown problem. HELP!

I have a cow that I made out of Plasticine for a stop animation project.  The cow itself is finished, and I just realized that I have no tie-downs, and I don't know how I would even begin to put them in/on.  This is my first armature, so I am using that as my excuse for this oversight.  Any help will be greatly appreciated. 

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Vyger4 years ago
Put boots on it with the magnets in the bottom. They have a cat with boots (Puss and Boots) so why not a cow.
NOODLE! (author)  Vyger4 years ago
That.... WOULD BE AMAZING, and I might do that at some point. Alas, my partner in this endeavor would most likely oppose this idea. (-.-) But a variation might work..... Hmmm... **Runs off to secret lab**
Jayefuu4 years ago
Hmmm, that could make making your mooovie difficult. Difficult, but not udderly impossible.
NOODLE! (author)  Jayefuu4 years ago
Do you have any ideas? or did you just see a punny opportunity
Jayefuu NOODLE!4 years ago
No, sorry. And yes, the opportunity was there so I took it.

There are quite a large range of questions on here, people who answer will probably do better if you explain tiedowns.

How should they normally attach? Wires within the cow?
NOODLE! (author)  Jayefuu4 years ago
The tie doens that I have seen are magnets or nuts put into the feet. I was wondering if anyone had heard of a different way.
Kiteman4 years ago
Since cows usually have a maximum of two "opposite corner" legs off the ground, surely it's just a matter of balance?
Vyger4 years ago
Holy cow Batman, I have never seen a blue and white milk machine. Doesn't mean that they cannot be though.

What do you mean by tiedowns?
NOODLE! (author)  Vyger4 years ago
Hmmm.... The cow is actually black and white, I just have a lousy camera, and the tiedowns are what keep the armature stationary so that you can move the various parts independently.