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Old 05-06-2008, 06:04 PM   #1
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38jVQ5UBESo

Meet Slowbo

Just a simple character i made to practice a little camerawork, some basic walk and run cycles and yeah theres a little kids story chucked in to boot.. just for a little pep.. forgive me the quality is pretty low so you cant really read the story... its typed out in the info panel.. enojy.. -Ruff
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Old 06-06-2008, 06:33 AM   #2
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Did the animation repeat? I asked because even though it was near impossible to read the text, I think i saw the same thing twice. Not sure if the Angel theme was a suitable choice /shrug. There was some weirdness in the walk cycle but it was still ok. You'r not off to a bad start so keep truckin'. :]
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yeah it repeated once. i did that so it would 1 fit the angel theme song length and 2 so you might actually be able to read it, i knew that uploading to youtube would reduce the quality a little, but it turned out worse than i hoped.. also it was a 5 hour render for 25ish seconds..
and i didnt want to make it a 10 hour render... i could probably have rendered it more efficiently but im still learning it was after all ment to be a 2 hour practice project.

I mean it wasnt exactly a spielberg story lmao, and it wasnt a great animation, it wasnt intended to be, it was just an animation to practice walk and run cycles and camera movements really.. i was pretty happy with the camera movements, the run cycle i didnt focus on to much, pretty much spent the majority of time on the walk cycle.. and as a first i was pretty happy with it, however, i would really love to hear how i can make it better..
i noticed it seemed a little .. structured maybe.. and any tips on creating a little random ness there would be good ..

Oh yeah the song lmao... well i choose it, cos well its the shortest mp3 i have lol, and if you read the little kiddy story in the side info thing, it is a bit of a sad story, and the angel theme song was slightly on the sad side.. im no pro.. and the song doesnt suit the ani...but it was practice, and i could do with some feedback for improvements on the walk cycle and camera movements and what ever else you can point out....

I was really happy with the way the (exhale) turned out... its quite hard to make a robot with no body arms or head exhale.... lol

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(ps, there is the option on youtube to watch it in high quality mode, but it will take longer to buffer, that way you can read the text..)

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