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Psycho Twitch (Animated) [C+C]

on: October 15, 2012, 11:40:02 am
Hi guys. I'm trying to make creepy horror twitch. Any suggestions how to make it better?

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Re: Psycho Twitch (Animated) [C+C]

Reply #1 on: October 15, 2012, 12:06:57 pm
When I read the title I expected someone with a twitchy eye..
I'd suggest adding a crazy eye twitch before the head turn/scream, since that's kinda freaky :)

Also, maybe make the eyes a bit creepier, like they're staring into your soul..

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Re: Psycho Twitch (Animated) [C+C]

Reply #2 on: October 15, 2012, 12:25:58 pm
I think this effect was pioneered in Jacob's Ladder, which is a great film if you haven't seen it!  The director was originally inspired by Francis Bacon's paintings, which you might study too for inspiration on your picture.  ('Heads' I presume)

In the DVD commentary he mentions that because of the extreme motion blur and distortion etc, it's hard to make out if it's human or not, and gets a lot of it's horror from that sort of uncertainty. 

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Re: Psycho Twitch (Animated) [C+C]

Reply #3 on: October 15, 2012, 06:08:12 pm
@rikfuzz
This is the first time I've heard about Jacob's Ladder, I watched the scene and it's very creepy. Thanks for the info.  ;D

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I've tried it, it looks goofy not scary...  :)

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Re: Psycho Twitch (Animated) [C+C]

Reply #4 on: October 15, 2012, 08:03:31 pm
I think your guy looks quite uninterested or bored, due to the low eyebrows.
And when he twitches he looks raging mad, rather than bat shit crazy :D

I was thinking something like this:

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Re: Psycho Twitch (Animated) [C+C]

Reply #5 on: October 15, 2012, 08:37:37 pm
Interesting, I like it. Very good job, thanks for your help.  ;)  :D