Shoo Fly

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Anyhow, Shoo Fly is a work of "Mickey Mousing" (Google the term, my friends) to the One Piece OST track "Ichijya Tetai" ("One Hour Evacuation"). It follows a woman I call Nelly as she deals with an unwelcome fly. And that's about it. There's not much of a story to summarize.

It's been nearly two years since my last submission to Newgrounds, and what do I have to show for it? One minute of animation. This is more like 3 collective weeks worth of work, so don't get overexcited. The other hundred weeks or so were spent on irrelevant Flash and slacking in general.

Shoo Fly has the most intense frame by frame animation I've ever made, and as a result, I'm very tired of drawing Nelly. Tired of drawing, period. This experience has reinforced my decision to not pursue animation as a profession (maybe character design is more to my liking...). My mouse's left-click button is now a different color from the right-click button. EDIT: I'm sorry to have confused and dismayed some of you - I'm still going to animate stuff. Just not for a living.

Anyhow, you may notice there's a newer trackbar. It's a vast improvement over the one I designed for FFA+ - heavily inspired by Media Player Classic's interface. And by "heavily inspired," I mean "completely ripped off from." The thing will tell you how many seconds have loaded, so feel free to start watching whenever. You can also step through the animation frame by frame, speed through it at any rate (even backwards), and adjust the volume. Clicking the screen or pressing spacebar will toggle play/pause. The rest should be self explanatory.



wow wat a flash but i couldnt expect less for him

really good most see

No argument needed, this ROCKS!

The frame by frame work is flawless, the sound fits perfectly, this was pretty funny (lawl indeed), and well, what else can I say?
You and your FBF... damn, there's no way I can compete with you now, and I've been building up my animating skills for like a year and a half now. Needless to say, this kicks ass! Excellent work!

frame by frame

with in two years....... whoa. that a lot of drawing
of one person. there is no way i can frame by frame
like that. all i can say is great endurance, great
work and a nice job done. heh heh ... yeah


Nice. Finally, someone else who noticed the sinister hand motions of flies. They're planning something. Just look at the malignant way that they rub their hands (limbs?) together...


This is truly the work of a pro. You should definitely keep on making more flashes this good!

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4.40 / 5.00

Mar 30, 2006
2:26 AM EST
Comedy - Original
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