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Offline Nevlov

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Stereotypical Frenchman [Run Animation UPDATED]

on: May 18, 2015, 01:19:12 pm
One of my first dabbles in pixel art, which I would love to receive some feedback on :)



Disclaimer: No stereotypical French people were hurt in the making of this piece...

Update - run/jump animation:



Update - run animation:

« Last Edit: May 25, 2015, 09:18:20 pm by Nevlov »

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Re: Stereotypical Frenchman

Reply #1 on: May 18, 2015, 01:21:57 pm
Where is the baguette? Where is the Gauloises? Where is the beret? Why isn't he wearing a striped mime suit?

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Re: Stereotypical Frenchman

Reply #2 on: May 18, 2015, 01:26:31 pm
He actually has a beret on. True, a striped shirt might have been more stereotypical, but the vest and scarf give him a bit more style ;)

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Re: Stereotypical Frenchman

Reply #3 on: May 18, 2015, 04:06:21 pm
He actually has a beret on. True, a striped shirt might have been more stereotypical, but the vest and scarf give him a bit more style ;)

I was just kidding, of course.

Still, if I didn't know who he is supposed to be, then I would have said it's an englishman or scot... That button vest and the mustache, you know :)

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Re: Stereotypical Frenchman [Updated/Animation]

Reply #4 on: May 18, 2015, 07:00:02 pm
Started animating him, any feedback is welcome :)

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Re: Stereotypical Frenchman [Updated/Animation]

Reply #5 on: May 18, 2015, 08:29:23 pm
The back leg on your run animation does something quite odd as it straightens out. Other than that, this looks pretty neat.
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Re: Stereotypical Frenchman [Updated/Animation]

Reply #6 on: May 18, 2015, 10:52:13 pm
I'm french and I'm very offended  :'(
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Re: Stereotypical Frenchman [Updated/Animation]

Reply #7 on: May 19, 2015, 03:14:10 am
It looks like the smoke is a string being swung.  Try making discreet puffs that go up.

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Re: Stereotypical Frenchman [Updated/Animation]

Reply #8 on: May 19, 2015, 08:44:02 am
Even though I'm French, I've never seen anybody like that here :p To much stereotypical, maybe ?

The beret and the hair are to close in colour and contrast, make his hair brighter maybe?

And in French we use spaces between letters and double punctuation. You should write

C'est la vie !

:p

Good idea animating a skeleton first, a lot of people try to animate the sprite itself, and ends up just moving parts around. Keep up!

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Re: Stereotypical Frenchman [Updated/Animation]

Reply #9 on: May 19, 2015, 02:01:04 pm
It looks like the smoke is a string being swung.  Try making discreet puffs that go up.

Adjusted the smoke.

Even though I'm French, I've never seen anybody like that here :p To much stereotypical, maybe ? The beret and the hair are to close in colour and contrast, make his hair brighter maybe? And in French we use spaces between letters and double punctuation. You should write "C'est la vie !" :p Good idea animating a skeleton first, a lot of people try to animate the sprite itself, and ends up just moving parts around. Keep up!

I guess that's the problem with stereotypes, they're hardly ever true. I've yet to see anyone walk on wooden shoes in my country :P I adjusted his hair color to make it a bit lighter. Here's the newer version of the idle animation:

« Last Edit: May 20, 2015, 07:16:11 am by Nevlov »