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Feb 27, 2011 | 6:46 PM EST

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I found that when I make longer animations, they come out looking pretty bad since I lose interest halfway through, so I decided to put all my effort into a very short looping animation which I tried to make as close to the style of the Lion King as possible. I've always wanted to make an animation look like my actual drawings too :P

The character is Simba's son, Kopa, from the Lion King books, who was completely ignored by Disney when they made Lion King 2.

Lots of flaws here, I seem to have trouble keeping the lineart consistent in each frame, that's something I need to work on. Also, I kinda need more frames in this, but it's alright for now ;)

Drawn in Photoshop, frames put together in Flash.

First submission here :D

More to come!
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Reviews


seanchapmanseanchapman

Rated 1.5 / 5 stars

yes!

well it's ok, i like you next one better.



MusicalExplosionMusicalExplosion

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Can be much better

This can be a lot better, I see A LOT of potential here. add some length, some time, some smoothness, and man, you can rival artists like Futuresquirrel.


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Gashu-Monsata responds:

Not sure who Futuresquirrel is, but I'm going to check it out now :P

Yeah, I'm really eagar to make more, longer animations now. Even though this is extremely short, I feel like I've learned quite a bit from it, so my next one will hopefully include voice and lip sync. I think I definately need to work with more frames for the smoothness- it'll take longer, but it'll be worth it, right?

Thanks so much for the comment! :D


mcshay1mcshay1

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

nice..

hey thats atually really good but you can see the black line of the mouth or is that how its suppose to be?


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Gashu-Monsata responds:

Ah, they do actually have a black mouth outline in the films :P I thought it was kind of weird, but I wanted to stick to the style. I may have done it a little too thick come to think of it, it does look more like he has black lipstick :P
I'm hoping to do a voice/lip synced animation done next, I'll do it different then :P

Thanks for the comment!