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Old 07-06-2007, 08:42 PM   #1
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Hi folks! It's been a while since I last posted (been busy with advanced Maya classes, work, National Guard, &c &c), but I finally have something to show! I posted this yesterday on YouTube, and it can be found HERE:

http://www.youtube.com/results?searc...rch_category=0

(cut and paste the link if necessary). Please comment! More to follow as I fill up the ol' account! (FYI it's entitled "I coulda been a contender" and features Package Man and one of my own characters)

Carry on smartly, all!
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Old 08-06-2007, 12:19 AM   #2
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ha ha - good job Lt Jim - and great choice of dialogue.
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Old 08-06-2007, 02:43 AM   #3
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Thanks, Arran! Hope you've been well! :-)
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Very nice, but why so upset over being a bum? Like Mirek's quote. Take it easy and life will be easy.
Lovely animation.
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I love it think its good. I still havent finished the dog been busy gonna get back into it tonight.
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Old 09-06-2007, 02:01 PM   #6
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Hey Jim! long time no see ... welcome back

Haha the animation looks great, looking forward to seeing more work. Keep us posted

cheers, Marlon
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Nice going Jim, looks good!
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Thanks, everyone! More to follow. One thing I learned in the past few months is the importance of a good rig for one's characters. I've been studying rigging and IK/FK blending, as well as working on blocking out animations. It's much like traditional animation, but different enough to land a veteran like me back to square two!

My new demo reel is about finished, and I will have more time to hang out here! Carry on smartly...!
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My new demo reel is about finished, and I will have more time to hang out here! Carry on smartly...!
Cool, Give us a shout out when you are completely happy to send it out so that people can see etc ... id love to take a look at it

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I posted three new pieces on YouTube in the last couple of days, with more following shortly! Enjoy, and feel free to comment/critique!
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