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Offline JPGrosse

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Animated doggy looking for crits :)

on: October 13, 2005, 08:28:51 am
Hi there, this is my first post here!  ;D I used to hang out at pixelation/gdr waaay back in time but that's another story.

I'm making a small dog character for a possible side scrolling game. Here he is:
   
First, is the colored and shaded static version, then a 4 frame walk cycle and a 6 frame walk cycle.

I'm pretty pleased with the coloring/shading but any crits are welcome. The 4 frame cycle is mostly there to show that I have improved ;) to the 6 frame cycle where I also tried to add some floppy ears.

If anyone has some feedback or sees something that is out of place or just wants to comment I'd be grateful and happy. Thanks!  :)

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Re: Animated doggy looking for crits :)

Reply #1 on: October 13, 2005, 10:36:54 am
Wow, what a very clean character.
I think the 6 frame cycle is very very good.
The only thing that looks out of place to me is
on the static colored frame the "arm" does not look as clean as  the rest.
You may want to soften the inner line on the arm a bit more.

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Re: Animated doggy looking for crits :)

Reply #2 on: October 13, 2005, 10:39:59 am

« Last Edit: March 30, 2006, 12:19:24 pm by .TakaM »
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Re: Animated doggy looking for crits :)

Reply #3 on: October 13, 2005, 01:02:56 pm
Good work!
I liked the animation sprite (lineart, funy style and animation) and not much likes the colour version.

May be problem with contrast.  :-\
Excuse me for my bad English! :/

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Re: Animated doggy looking for crits :)

Reply #4 on: October 14, 2005, 07:11:56 am
Thanks for the feedback, glad you like it!

Here's some updates:
softening of arm


more visible arm: (old / new)
 

My biggest problem was that the frame where the back arm only is slightly visible, it's more or less some padding on the outline. Is this an okay thing to do? Ie, does it work in general?

Dich: I kinda like the colors myslef, so I guess there's not much to do. :)

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Re: Animated doggy looking for crits :)

Reply #5 on: October 14, 2005, 10:31:27 am
Dude, that is SO [Adjective] Animal Babies!
It looks sweet, though. Clean and nice to look at.

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Re: Animated doggy looking for crits :)

Reply #6 on: October 15, 2005, 12:29:32 pm
Thanks!  :D

I colored and shaded it:


Any comments before I do the jump animation?

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Re: Animated doggy looking for crits :)

Reply #7 on: October 16, 2005, 04:53:44 am
the left ear ( your left ) looks weaird like the line from the last frame stayes there and another line comes and makes it bolder, thats all i see

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