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Response to Animation Practice!? 2012-10-06 03:17:58 Reply

Man, I haven't been here in a while. As soon as all these other experienced animators started showing up and helping other people out I kind of disappeared, sorry about that. I mainly started posting here again way back last year because it felt like there weren't that many people providing really good help, and now there are SO MANY :D

Anyways, small update: I am no longer working at Atomic Cartoons, and I'm now back at school in Capilano in Vancouver for animation. Great school. Wonderful school.

Here's one of the things I've been working on while at Capilano. It was done on TV Paint Pro in about 8 hours. We had two days to make it animate 3 actions, and I was unable to work on the first day. My actions were picking up a bottle from a table, swinging a golf club, and picking up a heavy weight.

My personal goal in this animation was to push each pose and movement as far as I could without actually breaking the movement. If you pause it every now and then you'll see a random pose that you couldn't possibly perform, but that adds to the movement quite nicely (if i do say so myself).

Anyways, i'll try to be a bit more active here, posting my three paragraph long explanations of why you should use the brush tool instead of the line tool or my five paragraph spiels about the beauty of animation. Expect to see me around here more!

And if i'm not around here more, blame school. It's always school.


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Response to Animation Practice!? 2012-10-08 18:34:07 Reply

So Tom and Johnny just created a tool for anyone who wants to practice lip syncing or would like a better idea of it.
it's called talk head. Anyone used it?

What do you think of mine? I spent the better part of an hour working on this, so mission accomplished I guess, I understand the tedium of lip syncing. But did I do it well? Please tell me!
Mine.
If the link doesn't work go to my file and "latest shared creations." and "prison rape full skit" Some of these things have a habit of not working.


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Response to Animation Practice!? 2012-10-23 19:38:08 Reply

For class we were learning runs, so in my spare time I made a couple runs. One was a run cycle that goes on for infinity, and the other is a stick figure running from one side of the screen off into in the horizon.

I didn't do the turn very well but i'm very happy with the infinite run cycle.


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Response to Animation Practice!? 2012-10-24 07:05:47 Reply

http://wingedseaserpent.deviantart.com/#/d5fejf0
something done a while back in animation class.

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2012-10-31 19:18:08 Reply

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/pfyi2bE34xU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

This could have been done better but i'll guess i'll post it here anyway.

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2012-10-31 19:20:15 Reply

^ oh god why can't you edit posts on this forum

http://youtu.be/pfyi2bE34xU

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2012-11-02 14:10:46 Reply

follow the link in my signature to get my practice animation i made (in like 10 min so dont expect much :D)

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2012-11-02 14:27:05 Reply

At 11/2/12 02:10 PM, Blitzkreig261 wrote: follow the link in my signature to get my practice animation i made (in like 10 min so dont expect much :D)

lol your ad fly?

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2012-11-03 11:01:04 Reply

I saw some cool stuff here

I did some directionless/pointless animation myself today:
Throwing


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Response to Animation Practice!? 2012-11-03 21:32:34 Reply

Did this lip sync practice a few days ago, id say im pretty happy with it http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/aedeecc5801f8cbbd118fd70 f2bc2d45


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Response to Animation Practice!? 2012-11-05 20:12:47 Reply

At 11/3/12 09:32 PM, thespazicat wrote: Did this lip sync practice a few days ago, id say im pretty happy with it http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/aedeecc5801f8cbbd118fd70 f2bc2d45

pretty good lip syncing, I'd suggest maybe adding in some facial expressions aswell, have the eyes change volume etc.

Here's a simple "splat" test that I was playing with

http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/23a05e06aeb7dbf2178aa174 f5ce8f01


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Response to Animation Practice!? 2012-11-05 22:57:00 Reply

http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/8dfba757c73540ab8fcaeaf5 38a75345

Bushido character Chu!

just a concept and quick animation test

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2012-11-09 15:54:46 Reply

Lip-sync test I did recently

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7E0tBUljGMM


Check out my first short

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2012-11-09 16:43:54 Reply

At 11/9/12 03:54 PM, JaronieJabronie wrote: Lip-sync test I did recently

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7E0tBUljGMM

that's very good. love the change in attitude by the bird(?)

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2012-11-11 08:27:06 Reply

At 11/9/12 04:43 PM, Max-Vador wrote:
At 11/9/12 03:54 PM, JaronieJabronie wrote: Lip-sync test I did recently

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7E0tBUljGMM
that's very good. love the change in attitude by the bird(?)

Thanks, yeah it's a bird, haha. It started out as a Toucan...but then it just became...a beaked creature. hahaha


Check out my first short

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2012-11-14 16:48:51 Reply

http://filesmelt.com/dl/testtt.swf

i miss making stick figures :[

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2012-11-21 14:31:03 Reply

http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/3a88d5ec99e472ef4030b2c7 ed079059
Can i have some pointers on this. What to make it better p.s. The car is supposed to drive slow.

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2012-11-21 14:34:44 Reply

At 11/21/12 02:31 PM, fa2mann wrote: http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/3a88d5ec99e472ef4030b2c7 ed079059
Can i have some pointers on this. What to make it better p.s. The car is supposed to drive slow.

if it is supposed to drive slow make the movement slower. Think about how much ground the wheels cover


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Response to Animation Practice!? 2012-11-21 16:48:55 Reply

yeah, think of what the wheel size is. if it's diameter is say 17 pixels, it has a circumference of 53pixels~

when you break it down to pixels, for every rotation of the tire, the car should move forward 53 pixels, or else you get the sliding effect that you have here.

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2012-11-21 16:52:12 Reply

At 11/21/12 04:48 PM, Max-Vador wrote: yeah, think of what the wheel size is. if it's diameter is say 17 pixels, it has a circumference of 53pixels~

when you break it down to pixels, for every rotation of the tire, the car should move forward 53 pixels, or else you get the sliding effect that you have here.

Exactly! :D


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Response to Animation Practice!? 2012-11-21 19:03:41 Reply

Thanks Max. I'll give it a few more tries.

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2013-01-04 10:01:42 Reply

important revival for great justice. the pages fell back to the stone age O_o

http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/1355d9415592002481281388 c87ed4c7

plays slow but all my animation is meant to be converted out of swf form

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2013-01-11 03:21:32 Reply

I'm not too new here,but i joined just to watch animation and play some games.that was back then,so now i'm trying out voice acting.I'm from stickpage and i'm a stick animator.
In order of i'mprovement:

http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/79a13dc835e906688f069a8f 459f592c
http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/bba4f20fd770ea91656ef7b1 8a57ce05
http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/9f000d251e7fbbe6a0a5deb1 c7a58140

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2013-01-11 09:35:33 Reply

At 1/11/13 03:21 AM, kemical37 wrote: I'm not too new here,but i joined just to watch animation and play some games.that was back then,so now i'm trying out voice acting.I'm from stickpage and i'm a stick animator.
In order of i'mprovement:

your animation is very good but i would like to see more from you in the way of character design

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2013-01-11 14:52:32 Reply

your animation is very good but i would like to see more from you in the way of character design

Ok :3

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2013-01-13 19:49:35 Reply

I did these two very quick test animations tonight, there's a reason I dont like animating frame by frame in flash cause im crap at it ha ha XD

this ones animated in 12 frames per second

and this ones animated in 25 frames per second


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