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Apr 29, 2012 | 7:16 AM EDT
  • Daily 5th Place April 30, 2012

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THANK YOU ALL FOR THE INPUT ON THIS ANIMATION! I have another (not good) animation that needs some desperate critique (lol, not all my animations can be like this one), and I would love any constructive crit on that one - ANYTHING helps, and negative is encouraged :)

Remember - any good input in that video helps me continue with this one ;)

ALSO, I WILL be adding a preloader and make it not loop, but it will have to wait until finals are over in a few weeks. Thank you for the suggestion on that!

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This was created for my Advanced Drawing class. I was given the task to simply tell a story. I decided to take it further than just a few images and created the backbone to an animation: a storyboard. That being said, this is the reason the drawings are so simple/messy. I needed to get them all done in only a month, so I only had time to do the sketches. Hopefully in the future it will become a full animation ^^ And yes - this is my first attempt at this :)

Throughout the whole process I learned new things, which can be seen in the images themselves (the quality basically changes from image to image). But the top 3 important things I learned were these:

1. Don't edit a video in one night/for 12 hours straight (even though the sunrise was pretty).
2. If you're going to save your layers, then DON'T FLATTEN THE IMAGE YOU IDIOT!
3. Running sequences need to die.

Over the summer I plan on doing some more storyboards set to the music of Florence and the Machine, specifically "My Boy Builds Coffins".

Time taken: 150 hours (including illustrations not here)
Total frames: 304
Special thanks to: Karen-Monster and SultanaOfStars

OFFICIAL ART: http://nine-tailed-fox.de viantart.com/art/Cosmic-L ove-287241136
LIMITED EDITION SIGNED POSTERS OF THE OFFICIAL ART ARE AVAILABLE ON MY DEVIANTART. Please see the current post for details :)

Thank you for viewing! Enjoy!

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Sexybana9486Sexybana9486

Rated 5 / 5 stars February 20, 2013

;u; i loved it


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jonpopjonpop

Rated 5 / 5 stars February 15, 2013

keep up the good work. you'l get better along the way. i thought it was great though being someone who never really critiques drawing or animation i loved it.


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rockluver001rockluver001

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars January 17, 2013

the song is great and so is the story the art was just lacking a little


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black-lotus-kitsune responds:

That's because its a storyboard - not finished ;) Thank you though <3


208753208753

Rated 5 / 5 stars October 19, 2012

Wow. just wow. i loved it. But what ever happened to the flower? Sequal (might) come soon!


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black-lotus-kitsune responds:

Thank you! Nope - she just threw the flower back to Earth. It served its purpose of bringing them together, and the story concludes. There definitely won't be a sequel EVER lol XD


tomczecktomczeck

Rated 5 / 5 stars May 29, 2012

And now make it a fluent animation ;)


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