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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 1st, 2012 @ 04:18 PM Reply

At 2 days ago, Sacros wrote: i disagree with fluff about timing but its true you should mind spacing

I accidentally threw the timing thing in there, timing is actually good.


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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 1st, 2012 @ 05:47 PM Reply

At 3 days ago, leocartoon1 wrote: I think
That happens a lot.
Well I inked it but I'm not happy with it that much. I need to ink more in Flash, my lines in it are terrible.
I'll let the thing explain itself.
walkcycle_final
I need to animate (and ink) more, I'm very rusty :/

If you squint you can see the movements are actually very fluid and great, its your linework that sucks pretty badly haha. You need to work on consistency of your frames because right now they are jittery and go everywhere. If it helps, try thinking of him like a stickfigure as far as his leg goes, as if you were drawing his legs with a big brush that doesnt change size. That way you can keep the volume the same.


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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 1st, 2012 @ 10:11 PM Reply

Something that I am working on... http://www.newgrounds.com/projects/movies/539767/preview

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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 1st, 2012 @ 11:17 PM Reply

At 5 hours ago, cmkinusn wrote: its your linework that sucks pretty badly haha.

hahaha Yeah that's pretty much the worst thing on it. I actually like the rough more.

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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 2nd, 2012 @ 01:13 AM Reply

At 3 hours ago, Mocotaugan wrote: Something that I am working on... http://www.newgrounds.com/projects/movies/539767/preview

Wow! This looks like it's going to be amazing! Awesome art!

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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 3rd, 2012 @ 12:03 AM Reply

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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 3rd, 2012 @ 12:35 PM Reply

At 1 day ago, Mocotaugan wrote: Something that I am working on... http://www.newgrounds.com/projects/movies/539767/preview

The one problem i have with it is that everything happens too fast. You need more pacing in your storyline to build suspense and intrigue, rather than just jumping from one place to another

Art is mighty fine though. Mighty fine.


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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 3rd, 2012 @ 02:55 PM Reply

At 1 day ago, Mocotaugan wrote: Something that I am working on... http://www.newgrounds.com/projects/movies/539767/preview

I agree, it could be slower, also your drawings are good but your compositions aren't as dramatic as I would like to see. Before you start animating start breaking down your scenes into light and dark and really think about what emotional content you want to convey in your comps.

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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 3rd, 2012 @ 10:20 PM Reply

Arrrrrg. I need a second opinion on this!

Did this short movement for a flash i'm working on, but I can't decide if it looks better in doubles or ones.

Comparison

Keep in mind he'll be talking while he does this, but after watching both, i can't decide. Sometimes i think it's too quick of a movement, then other times I think it's too slow.

Would really appreciate any help on this.


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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 4th, 2012 @ 05:59 AM Reply

At 7 hours ago, lpfann2 wrote: Comparison

doesn't exist


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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 4th, 2012 @ 04:17 PM Reply

At 10 hours ago, DillonBrannick wrote:
At 7 hours ago, lpfann2 wrote: Comparison
doesn't exist

http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/eee76e06c4fb19dfb0c66ed0 c9439db4


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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 4th, 2012 @ 05:54 PM Reply

At 1 hour ago, LazyAss23 wrote:
At 10 hours ago, DillonBrannick wrote:
At 7 hours ago, lpfann2 wrote: Comparison
doesn't exist
http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/eee76e06c4fb19dfb0c66ed0 c9439db4

you are missing half the walk, nice though

the following is optional but even if the nouse whipping LOOKS good, it feels awkward, i mean, that cant be the proper physics behind it and i know animation is not about physics but...just an advise


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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 4th, 2012 @ 06:01 PM Reply

you are missing half the walk, nice though

the following is optional but even if the nouse whipping LOOKS good, it feels awkward, i mean, that cant be the proper physics behind it and i know animation is not about physics but...just an advise

Thanks and yeah idk i was just bored poped the nose in. lol thanks man :D


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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 4th, 2012 @ 06:48 PM Reply

Oh whoops i guess something screwed up

This should work.


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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 4th, 2012 @ 06:49 PM Reply

At 33 seconds ago, lpfann2 wrote: Oh whoops i guess something screwed up

This should work.

Or not...

http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/43cc7d4a4e7ebb1347812bc7 e4ff1c94


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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 4th, 2012 @ 10:48 PM Reply

My walk cycle has been updated :D


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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 5th, 2012 @ 02:41 AM Reply

At 7 hours ago, lpfann2 wrote:
At 33 seconds ago, lpfann2 wrote: Oh whoops i guess something screwed up

This should work.
Or not...

http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/43cc7d4a4e7ebb1347812bc7 e4ff1c94

there's not a bog difference at all, I guess that's why you asked, I'd do 2's to save time


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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 6th, 2012 @ 09:00 AM Reply

At 1 day ago, lpfann2 wrote:
At 33 seconds ago, lpfann2 wrote: Oh whoops i guess something screwed up

This should work.
Or not...

http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/43cc7d4a4e7ebb1347812bc7 e4ff1c94

there is a difference, cover one while you watch the other, i like the one on ones better. Has more impact to me

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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 6th, 2012 @ 11:25 AM Reply

At 2 hours ago, jagondudo wrote: there is a difference, cover one while you watch the other, i like the one on ones better. Has more impact to me

The difference is in timing. He didn't adjust the positions to accommodate the different frame rates so the one animated on 2's looks clunkier/less fluid.

He shouldn't have used the same positions, rather there should have been bigger changes occurring faster when he was using 2's to compensate so it doesn't look as clunky

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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 6th, 2012 @ 03:47 PM Reply

At 4 hours ago, Croire wrote:
At 2 hours ago, jagondudo wrote: there is a difference, cover one while you watch the other, i like the one on ones better. Has more impact to me
The difference is in timing. He didn't adjust the positions to accommodate the different frame rates so the one animated on 2's looks clunkier/less fluid.

He shouldn't have used the same positions, rather there should have been bigger changes occurring faster when he was using 2's to compensate so it doesn't look as clunky

Hmm thanks for the input. I guess this is because I did it in singles and then afterwards, just doubled a few of the frames rather than redoing the whole movement.

I'll just leave it the way it is though. Thanks guys.


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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 6th, 2012 @ 04:13 PM Reply

I'm not sure if it's okay but I'm gonna post a couple of things even though everyone seems to be only posting one at a time.

http://i.imgur.com/mabfD.gif
http://i.imgur.com/Le0OG.gif
http://i.imgur.com/9NHRT.gif

I've only been animating for about a year, at least on Flash, These are a couple of the first animations I did.

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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 6th, 2012 @ 06:44 PM Reply

At 2 hours ago, WumbleSea wrote: I'm not sure if it's okay but I'm gonna post a couple of things even though everyone seems to be only posting one at a time.

http://i.imgur.com/mabfD.gif
http://i.imgur.com/Le0OG.gif
http://i.imgur.com/9NHRT.gif

I've only been animating for about a year, at least on Flash, These are a couple of the first animations I did.

Good shadow stuff dude! The walking is odd, a lot like yotam perel's style of animating walking where the legs criss cross instead of going in front of one another. It looks really interesting! I bet you'd be great at the experimental animation kinda stuff

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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 7th, 2012 @ 08:30 AM Reply

Good shadow stuff dude! The walking is odd, a lot like yotam perel's style of animating walking where the legs criss cross instead of going in front of one another. It looks really interesting! I bet you'd be great at the experimental animation kinda stuff

Thanks man, I'm in the middle of making a 40 second animation. Also, You're like my forum buddy, ever since i came here you've commented right after me on every forum.

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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 8th, 2012 @ 12:30 AM Reply

At 1 day ago, WumbleSea wrote: I'm not sure if it's okay but I'm gonna post a couple of things even though everyone seems to be only posting one at a time.

http://i.imgur.com/mabfD.gif
http://i.imgur.com/Le0OG.gif
http://i.imgur.com/9NHRT.gif

I've only been animating for about a year, at least on Flash, These are a couple of the first animations I did.

I really like the face morphing first one. It's a pretty seamless transition and never took me out of the animation. The last one though, I don't feel like the creature's proportions were consistent, so it kinda took me out of it. All criticism aside, I like it man, it's got a sort of "Adventure Time" flair to it that's becoming popular these days.

This is something I've been working on for the better part of today. I started coloring it, but I don't think I'm going to finish, as I'm not satisfied with how it turned out. I think I need to start using symbols and animating body parts rather that drawing every detail in every frame by hand.

http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/08d5ebc679c02f9b262befa1 520227fb

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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 8th, 2012 @ 10:10 AM Reply

animation i did to start getting use to flash. kind of a warm up
http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/57ecf78b7caa99eb51b9cf81 82045c2f

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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 8th, 2012 @ 10:38 AM Reply

At 27 minutes ago, Master-Sweez wrote: animation i did to start getting use to flash. kind of a warm up
http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/57ecf78b7caa99eb51b9cf81 82045c2f

This is some great work!

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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 9th, 2012 @ 11:38 PM Reply

One month ago, I was making a adventure time style animation; just for fun.
And I have a little story with this characters(its a parody), but I think its something missing talking in animation.
I need some hints and tips.
My practice:
http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/b07bc14fbc338f3a3f22593d 832df7a4

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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 10th, 2012 @ 08:13 AM Reply

At 8 hours ago, CartoonHunter wrote: One month ago, I was making a adventure time style animation; just for fun.
And I have a little story with this characters(its a parody), but I think its something missing talking in animation.
I need some hints and tips.
My practice:
http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/b07bc14fbc338f3a3f22593d 832df7a4

i like it but it seems you should pay more attention to detail in general, and i mean you really need to, REALLY

for instance, when i click on play the background dissapears or at then end you can see the backround is weird at the left edge; also stuff like lineart and better use of position of characters on the screen - dunno, you are on the right track, you just need to excercise better judgement when doing stuff


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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 15th, 2012 @ 05:18 PM Reply

Hello again fellow Newgrounders.

Here I come again to show another walk cycle I am doing to practice.
walkcycle 2 rough
This one was done entirely on Flash, I'm kind of getting used to it so yeah. This one seems like it will turn out better.
Anyone has anything to say about this before I start doing inbetweens?

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Response to Animation Practice!? Mar. 15th, 2012 @ 09:15 PM Reply

At 7 days ago, Master-Sweez wrote: animation i did to start getting use to flash. kind of a warm up
http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/57ecf78b7caa99eb51b9cf81 82045c2f

That Shit is the shit. I need to stop animating lazy.