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Is this a good start?

on: December 03, 2010, 11:59:12 pm


I'm thinking I'm going to add some animation to it.
It's supposed to be the dragon from dig dug, I'm planning on making the main character from dig dug too.

Any comments and criticism are welcome.

I myself don't like the wing too much.

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Re: Is this a good start?

Reply #1 on: December 04, 2010, 05:14:45 am



This is what I have so far for an animation.

I don't know why one frame turns white.

And don't pay attention to the smoke, it wont be coming out every single time, its just a reminder.

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Re: Is this a good start?

Reply #2 on: December 04, 2010, 03:09:04 pm
That looks quite good, especially for only a start. I really like it.

The only things that appear obvious to me are the wing details (the veins disappear in one frame, and overall they lack proper shading), the top of his head lacks shading (I think you need the light green to go back a bit further. Right now he looks like a little bit like Gorbachev.

I also think the arm movement needs a little more smoothing. The drop is a bit too sudden and deliberate. It looks a little bit like he's playing a piano. The elbow joint probably needs to move more.

Really great design/idea though. It looks great, and aside from the wing detail thing, it'd probably look fine as a finished product (to me anyway.)

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Re: Is this a good start?

Reply #3 on: December 05, 2010, 12:49:25 am
Woops I forgot to mention that the wings were unfinished. I've finished the whole thing now though.



I'll get to work on that arm. Thanks


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Does this look good? I'm trying to just stay with 16 colors, but it's getting really hard now.

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Re: Is this a good start?

Reply #4 on: December 07, 2010, 01:02:47 am
Well, heres what I have so far for an animation.


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Re: Is this a good start?

Reply #5 on: December 07, 2010, 03:24:52 am
I think you should on standing frame of this last creature add shadow under (our view) left arm.. to make it look more 3D

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Re: Is this a good start?

Reply #6 on: December 07, 2010, 07:35:54 am
Done :)


I'm going to bed now.

Also, is that better with the shadow now?

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Re: Is this a good start?

Reply #7 on: December 07, 2010, 07:40:55 pm
Wow, lovely style. I would suggest an extra frame for completing the loop smoother but that's pretty awesome.
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Re: Is this a good start?

Reply #8 on: December 07, 2010, 08:10:06 pm

I'd make it more like this.  ;)

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Re: Is this a good start?

Reply #9 on: December 08, 2010, 12:39:00 am
Ahh I see what you mean now, I'll fix that. Thanks.  ;D
 
And an extra frame in which animation, the dragon? Cause I already plan on that because I need to sync up the two animations.

Also, any GraphicsGale users out there know how to fix my problem? Every time I add a new frame, and set it to have transperancy, so I can see the onion skin. My whole frame just turns red and makes the animation flash red. I can't delete the red either. It's kinda hard to explain.

Also in my new frames, instead of drawing with black, it draws with red. :/
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