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Response to Your Animating Techique Mar. 9th, 2012 @ 12:22 AM Reply

At 1 day ago, InnerChild548 wrote: find great animation
save the swf
upload and claim as my own

a professional


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Response to Your Animating Techique Mar. 14th, 2012 @ 04:38 PM Reply

Think of Idea
Open Flash
Plan first scene in my head
Animate as I go

That's usually what I do, I've never story boarded before


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Response to Your Animating Techique Mar. 15th, 2012 @ 06:30 AM Reply

Mine is,writing a plot, drawing it out as I go if I miss some details I'll add in later,then I paint it onto a cell animation.
I used to use flash a lot but it's just not the same as the traditional work.


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Response to Your Animating Techique Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 10:41 AM Reply

This is how I do it:

1. Come up with completely stupid idea
2. Decide "HEY, I MIGHT JUST ANIMATE DAT SHIIIT"
3. Write out a very basic storyboard and script (it basically just looks like a little comic in my notepads)
4. Voicework and background music/sfx
5. ANIMAAAAATE DAT SHIIIIT
6. Cry when its done

In terms of the order of how I animate, I draw the backgrounds first, overlay the character, then do lip syncing.


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Response to Your Animating Techique Mar. 19th, 2012 @ 11:01 PM Reply

1. sketch / storyboard ideas
2.record dialogue / music if any
3. rough backgrounds
4. rough : animatics / keyframes / inbetweens
5. polished keyframes then inbetweens (lip work if any)
6. colors
7. shadows
8. polished backgrounds
9. music / sfx editing
10. render tests

more or less the way i go about em, sometimes all sounds I save for last or do backgrounds first depending on the look and type of animation.

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Response to Your Animating Techique Mar. 20th, 2012 @ 12:00 AM Reply

This is only for the biggies.

Brainstorm idea bullets on notebook
Build a chain of events
Write a rough draft script
Revise/Edit
Finalize Script
Storyboard (Essential so I have a guide for the shots)
Voice-Work
Skeleton Animation
Regular Animation
Lip Sync
Tweak it
Effects and Backgrounds
Credits
Newgrounds:D

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Response to Your Animating Techique Mar. 20th, 2012 @ 12:39 AM Reply

Mine as of now:

Write
Animatic (somewhat incomplete / sketchy)
Line + Color
Music / Voice / SFX
Lip Syncing (if applicable)
Backgrounds
Preloaders / Credits


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Response to Your Animating Techique Mar. 20th, 2012 @ 01:36 AM Reply

It puts the lotion on its skin or else it gets the hose again

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Response to Your Animating Techique Mar. 20th, 2012 @ 03:01 PM Reply

Turn on Livestream and Grooveshark, create the characters, write the script, record the audio and do the acting, make a storyboard/animatic, show my editor, plot out loose BGs, draw keyframes, draw extremes, draw inbetweens, color, show my editor again, bring all exported files into after effects and final cut for post production, watch completed episode!

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Response to Your Animating Techique Mar. 21st, 2012 @ 06:22 PM Reply

mine's crappy

:D

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Response to Your Animating Techique Mar. 23rd, 2012 @ 05:26 PM Reply

I start out with photoshop like program (gimp, ectra) then export it all into flash, like the options of brushes way better.
I dont know how you pen users do it.

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Response to Your Animating Techique Mar. 24th, 2012 @ 06:21 AM Reply

At 1 month ago, Otto wrote: Fall asleep
wake up
despise self
twiddle pen
nap
wake up
eat

repeat

Ha ha, you're amazing man! <3


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Response to Your Animating Techique Apr. 10th, 2012 @ 09:16 PM Reply

My Technique for animating goes like this:
Wait till it's 9:30 pm to start writing the story;
then I have a drink of Beer;
followed by a Chic-a-fila;
then watch anything done by Seth Mcfarlane; (This really gets the mind going)
followed by some more beer with honey roasted peanuts;
followed by another Beer to washed down he peanuts;
Then shower;
afterwards, I help myself to another bottle of beer;
then Sleep for two hours while television is left turned on;
then wake up with an idea worth animating.
Grab crayon, paper and start doodling,
Then I scream, "Tajū Kage Bunshin no Jutsu" POOF-POOF-POOF-POOf-poooooof
and Viola, an animation is created.

It works every time.

-Lou

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Response to Your Animating Techique Apr. 11th, 2012 @ 01:44 AM Reply

No Plan
Bored
Animate Madness thing
internet
Get struck with more bordem
continue animate Madness, do a different Madness Animation or resume a ingored animation
Eat,
more madness animating until 2 in the morning
Sleep
Repeat


I spend most of my days watching madness combat and tributes, i (try to) write possitive review on animations, but i don't put bad comment, I make humor out of it and move on

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Response to Your Animating Techique Apr. 11th, 2012 @ 02:53 AM Reply

step 1:
Write ridicules script.

step 2:
record voice of script parts.

step 3:
make story board (in flash timeline) according script and voices.

step 4:
ANIMATE

step 5:
???????

step 6:
PROFIT


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Response to Your Animating Techique Apr. 17th, 2012 @ 02:09 PM Reply

Think up really awesome idea while on a bus.
Go home and start to animate
Find out that I am nowhere near as good as I think I am
Quit
Play Xbox and cry.

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Response to Your Animating Techique Apr. 17th, 2012 @ 09:52 PM Reply

At 4/11/12 02:53 AM, thekiwi wrote: step 1:
Write ridicules script.

step 2:
record voice of script parts.

step 3:
make story board (in flash timeline) according script and voices.

step 4:
ANIMATE

step 5:
???????

step 6:
PROFIT

basically the same except sometimes I don't use voices


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Response to Your Animating Techique Apr. 20th, 2012 @ 04:53 AM Reply

- come up with stupid idea
-trash that idea
- come up with something i can actually do
- write it out
-look for references
-make a list of what scenes to work on first
- whip out the ol pen and pad and get to sketchin
- search online for references
- play some jpop/jrock music
- procrastinate
- scan in stuff
-vectorize said stuff
- bitch on chat on how horrible i am
- render some scenes
-get pissed that the don't look anything like what i envisioned
-re do them
-bitch on chat
-finish and edit everthing
- post it to NG
- Bitch that nobody watches it or comments
- ????
-Profit!!!!

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Response to Your Animating Techique Apr. 20th, 2012 @ 05:07 AM Reply

Step One, Drink excessive amounts of caffeine to the point where I can die.

Step Two, Die.

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Response to Your Animating Techique Apr. 21st, 2012 @ 03:03 AM Reply

I dont actually write anything.
Everything will be in my mind
and I just start drawing rough sketches on paper.....
then scanning it....
Drawing it neatly in the software
Braking down the character
Drawing the BG and props
and finally start Animating

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Response to Your Animating Techique Apr. 22nd, 2012 @ 02:54 AM Reply

Well, I'm working on one of my first animations right now... For me it's basically going through it as I go, and planning in my head. I'll think of better techniques in the future. :P


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