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Response to Animation Practice!? 2010-12-29 06:30:48 Reply

Honestly i liked when this thread was about practicing, not about what is or isnt considered animation.

Who cares, its practice and experimentation. I dont really mind people having an opinion on it, but share it and move on. I'd hate for this thread to become a debate on broad issues like the 'decline' of animation as an art form or cheap tricks or whatever. Just let people let their hair down and playyy


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Response to Animation Practice!? 2010-12-29 07:32:18 Reply

Here are some ants from a game that will never get finished (: I don't have anything new to post but this thread seems to be getting a bit angry...

I don't really like animating by separating the body parts and tweening but it seemed the more logical way to do it. The walk cycle annoys the shit out of me too, but I can't do anything about it now because Flash isn't installed on my new PC.

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2010-12-29 07:49:04 Reply

At 12/29/10 07:32 AM, Sam wrote: I don't really like animating by separating the body parts and tweening but it seemed the more logical way to do it. The walk cycle annoys the shit out of me too, but I can't do anything about it now because Flash isn't installed on my new PC.

i like how prickly his antennae are


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Response to Animation Practice!? 2010-12-29 10:56:50 Reply

Mexifry's such an asshole... coool ants Sam bro.

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2010-12-29 20:56:18 Reply

At 12/28/10 11:35 PM, Mexifry wrote:
At 12/28/10 09:54 PM, Kollskegg wrote: hey guys animation is supposed to be moving drawings, be it DBZ or stickmen. ITS ALL ANIMATION.
Sure its animation, but its not animation that's beneficial toward artistic growth.
IMO if you made something and you haven't learned from it, you are wasting your time.

Artistic growth on newgrounds.

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2010-12-29 21:37:14 Reply

At 12/29/10 08:56 PM, Kollskegg wrote: Artistic growth on newgrounds.

yeah i know right i mean i can't expect people to try right.

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2010-12-29 21:47:16 Reply

At 12/29/10 09:37 PM, Mexifry wrote:
At 12/29/10 08:56 PM, Kollskegg wrote: Artistic growth on newgrounds.
yeah i know right i mean i can't expect people to try right.

haven't seen someone try on here in a while.

But dude you cant force people to develop talent, you cant force them to grow artistically, it makes you seem like a huge douche bag.

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2010-12-29 21:58:27 Reply

At 12/29/10 09:47 PM, Kollskegg wrote:
At 12/29/10 09:37 PM, Mexifry wrote:
At 12/29/10 08:56 PM, Kollskegg wrote: Artistic growth on newgrounds.
yeah i know right i mean i can't expect people to try right.
haven't seen someone try on here in a while.

But dude you cant force people to develop talent, you cant force them to grow artistically, it makes you seem like a huge douche bag.

nobodies forcing anybody to do anything. it was just a comment. practice should be to improve yourself. people should be trying to grow out of making badly animated stick figures and move on. read books on it, start working harder. i dont get why you guys are so mad the animation just wasnt good. and you guys are turning it itnto something huge. everybody move on.

you remind me of how i acted a year or two ago. if somebody didnt like something shitty i made it get pretty defensive over it when really you dont need to. everybody get over themselves.

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2010-12-29 22:21:52 Reply

There's a fine line between constructive comments and arrogance.

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2010-12-29 22:31:25 Reply

At 12/29/10 10:21 PM, Kollskegg wrote: There's a fine line between constructive comments and arrogance.

true, but is it not true that the animations are bad? maybe it was arrogant or rude, but it doesnt make it less true. also arrogance

At 12/27/10 06:24 PM, Sacros wrote: no shit, sherlock. Guess ill just spend a whole day drawing to perfection to test some movement then. Tip: stop being a fag.

@mickharris: keep you upper teeth static. Seriously, dont lecture ppl, you are annoying. Hey! you are supposed to be an animator, think you can make one of those anime fight loops? id really like you to make one, honestly!

Back to manga animation and fight scenes...well, ive tried searching youtube and google for how japanese do it or any reference but there was anything useful, id really like to know how those guys make their shit

people dont even take constructive criticism. this kid's head's way up his ass. cloudeaters trying to help him move out of the stick animation phase. mickharris gave luis some good advice but you know constructive criticism can't have that here only dbz stick figures. people should be working harder. its like this place doesn't want help

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2010-12-30 01:46:57 Reply

Trying to restore this thread to it's former glory:
Skip Cycle WIP
Done in around ten hours. I originally had light colors on the left of the skirt and upper body but removed them because they did not flow together well. I left in the lighting on the legs and shoes because they flow better and are minute. I wanted the angle to be interesting and I think I managed.

I may or may not finish. The xmas flash I started 3 days before christmas was, for obvious reasons not finished in time, so I am not working as much on it. I modified it to not be christmas themed and therefor this cycle is no longer needed.

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2010-12-30 06:25:50 Reply

At 12/30/10 01:46 AM, Vexcrow wrote: Trying to restore this thread to it's former glory:
Skip Cycle WIP
Done in around ten hours. I originally had light colors on the left of the skirt and upper body but removed them because they did not flow together well. I left in the lighting on the legs and shoes because they flow better and are minute. I wanted the angle to be interesting and I think I managed.

I may or may not finish. The xmas flash I started 3 days before christmas was, for obvious reasons not finished in time, so I am not working as much on it. I modified it to not be christmas themed and therefor this cycle is no longer needed.

yea skip's are hard sequences to do I find. They have an unusual rhythm to it that as an artist you dont really deal with enough. Looks good, I think its hard to really see how well its working without the arms and heads there but you did get the 'beat' of it right. like bup... bub-up... bup... bub-up.


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Response to Animation Practice!? 2010-12-30 13:59:42 Reply

i attempted a fire loop

http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/930a 3a58eb9ddc575a88a1d719c616f8


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Response to Animation Practice!? 2010-12-30 14:02:01 Reply

here's an fbf walkcycle

http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/fd74 4e93adef25539f938008424d1383


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Response to Animation Practice!? 2010-12-30 14:06:44 Reply

i made a guys head spinning

also, believe it or not, this was completely fbf, so no tweens :D

http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/f2ca 6c89e8ae02fb34d86677ac98aade


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Response to Animation Practice!? 2010-12-30 16:08:16 Reply

I guess I'll finish it :)
Thanks for the encouragement.

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2010-12-31 05:28:34 Reply

At 12/30/10 02:06 PM, CartoonWarStudios wrote: i made a guys head spinning
also, believe it or not, this was completely fbf, so no tweens :D

The face moves smoothly but only because you haven't redrawn anything. The hair is completely everywhere!? what's with that?

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2011-01-04 23:05:36 Reply

I had taken a break from this because i went back to philadelphia and left the file at my parents house in DC. anyway i recently managed to train my mom how to logon to my account and upload the fla to my dumping grounds so ill HOPEFULLY finally finish this before i goto england.

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2011-01-05 01:59:02 Reply

At 1/4/11 11:05 PM, Luis wrote: I had taken a break from this because i went back to philadelphia and left the file at my parents house in DC. anyway i recently managed to train my mom how to logon to my account and upload the fla to my dumping grounds so ill HOPEFULLY finally finish this before i goto england.

dump

Fix those fucking dancers.

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2011-01-05 21:04:32 Reply

Weee stickmen.

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2011-01-06 02:23:07 Reply

Here I got mine
http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/7ad6 1452be62ebbd7add5399ca31048e

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2011-01-06 15:11:43 Reply

http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/25a3 fff0c9e3d42dd4e97faa7fe93ff6
hand grabbing

don't ask why it has only 4 fingers


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Response to Animation Practice!? 2011-01-07 07:35:34 Reply

At 1/6/11 03:11 PM, masamu wrote: hand grabbing, don't ask why it has only 4 fingers

That is a really poor effort... :|
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http ://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/4ba8d61a 81f27e994c239fe8ce8ac3d2
I didn't do this with the intention of 'practising' but it turned out to be really good practice. I learnt heaps from doing this and when I finished it I thought it was heaps good but now after only a week I already see heaps of flaws in it and no longer think it's so good... :|

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2011-01-07 10:07:51 Reply

At 1/4/11 11:05 PM, Luis wrote: I had taken a break from this because i went back to philadelphia and left the file at my parents house in DC. anyway i recently managed to train my mom how to logon to my account and upload the fla to my dumping grounds so ill HOPEFULLY finally finish this before i goto england.

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lol got that damn song stuck in my head at work

good stuff so far its good to see some of the progress work before seeing a bit of the process of how the dancer sequence in rough will look like.


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Response to Animation Practice!? 2011-01-07 12:36:02 Reply

At 1/7/11 10:07 AM, Crev wrote:
At 1/4/11 11:05 PM, Luis wrote: I had taken a break from this because i went back to philadelphia and left the file at my parents house in DC. anyway i recently managed to train my mom how to logon to my account and upload the fla to my dumping grounds so ill HOPEFULLY finally finish this before i goto england.

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lol got that damn song stuck in my head at work

Its a good song. I'll probably be sick of it by the time im done.

Daily update

I predict i should be done by sunday at the pace im going...

Anyway yea, considering this whole shit started at this practice thread, im gonna link to this thread and all the 'builds' of that animation at the end credits of it.


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Response to Animation Practice!? 2011-01-07 12:38:08 Reply

At 1/7/11 10:07 AM, Crev wrote: good stuff so far its good to see some of the progress work before seeing a bit of the process of how the dancer sequence in rough will look like.

I ended up changing the whole dance sequence from the previous mock up, i hope that doesnt make you sadddd. The characters i had in the previous build were 'too human'... so these new ones were a bit more lopsided and the movements were a bit more dramatic.


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Response to Animation Practice!? 2011-01-09 12:58:06 Reply

I'd really like to practice some character animation, Can someone in this thread record some random line that lasts 4-9 seconds long for me? It could be anything, I would prefer that the sentence makes sense though.

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Response to Animation Practice!? 2011-01-09 16:36:03 Reply

Here's something i did a few days after New Years while i was sick.
I get depressed when im sick and having noticed that i hadnt released an animation in 3 years i got anxious and started this......
of course out of my sick haze i further realize i have a 20-something minute animation waiting to drop and that making storyless dance animations is not my thing at all so i wont be continuing it.
It's neat anyways.


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Response to Animation Practice!? 2011-01-09 17:11:09 Reply

i finished it.


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Response to Animation Practice!? 2011-01-09 17:12:16 Reply

At 1/9/11 04:36 PM, PiGPEN wrote: Here's something i did a few days after New Years while i was sick.
I get depressed when im sick and having noticed that i hadnt released an animation in 3 years i got anxious and started this......

i dig it. I like her proportions (sounds pervy......fffff)


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