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Shoo Fly

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Mar 30, 2006 | 2:26 AM EST
  • Frontpaged March 30, 2006
  • Weekly Users' Choice April 5, 2006
  • Review Crew Pick April 5, 2006
  • Daily Feature March 31, 2006

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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.




Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

omg... yes! XD

Bout time we had some more true frame by frame animation around here! I'm a little lost for words because of how good this is! All this could possibly be faulted for is how quick it's over, but knowing the work something like this takes I'm certainly not complaining... worthy of being part of the top 50 submissions on the whole website if not more... the submissions that grab my envy as well as my attention always are @_@


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Hell yes

this rocks.
i hit my lower jaw on my desk
because my mouth opened much too fast when i saw this.


Rated 5 / 5 stars


quite possibly one of the best things I have ever seen on NG!


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


Just awsome...keep it up


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Front page worthy if you ask me

very nice alott work and time put into this i bet, and it paid off.