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Offline Sharm

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I've been working on some older stuff, including this base:



I've improved quite a bit since the last time I worked on it but it still seems a little off, especially the legs in the side view.  Despite my effort and study I'm still terrible at animation.  Help would be most appreciated.

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Re: Working on this RPG sprite base animation again. [nudity]

Reply #1 on: January 11, 2014, 04:24:22 am
Here's some thoughts.
It has some mistakes.





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Despite my effort and study I'm still terrible at animation.
Have you done the done the bouncing ball and flour sack tests?
You should really do these at least a few dozen times with different ideas applied to them.
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Re: Working on this RPG sprite base animation again. [nudity]

Reply #2 on: January 11, 2014, 06:04:21 am
I wish I could add more frames like that, but I can't with the engine.  Unfortunately the animation has to be done with 3 images making a 4 frame animation. 1213. Sorry, I forgot to mention that in the first post.  Still, thanks, I think I can see a few things I can tweak.

I haven't done the flower sack test, is that the one where you imbue emotion into the sack?  Mostly by study I mean life drawing, people watching, and looking closely at how other people do their animation.  I guess I should go back to basics and set aside some time to do a more thorough study.