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Re: [WIP] Small dragon. Animation.

Reply #40 on: June 08, 2007, 11:12:58 am
Yes I think you right guys, I am try it and this look much better


Chalk: it's good idea, but this must be a just jump, not attempt to fly. He is will be to fly, but something later ))

Colored walk version

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Re: [WIP] Small dragon. Animation.

Reply #41 on: June 11, 2007, 03:07:16 pm
Great animation, as usual from you :)

Minor stuff, if you've got the time and interest:
On the walking anim, the head seems to pop around too much, i'd try to make it smoother (maybe simulate some subpixel movement, reptiles tend to be very fluid on their movement). Maybe make the head move one frame later than the body, to simulate some bouncyness and dampening of the body movement (as any creature moves, the body tries to dampen the shocks and bumps from the floor, so that it doesn't get headaches with jittery movement :) ).

On the jumping anim, it looks nice. I'd suggest on the frame where he's falling to the ground, stretching the lizard (with some deformation) to show the speed of the movement.

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Re: [WIP] Small dragon. Animation.

Reply #42 on: June 14, 2007, 02:21:46 pm
Dragon say "No!"


Variation of lie. Maybe first position more readability? But second more impressive. The third it's a something strange, maybe put head under wing...


Position - sit.


He is very like something (like a fawn from dogs).


Move for girl-dragon



Fot Turbo:
Thanks! head on walk is pop around, because it's displacement this sprite on surface is constant (4 down, 2 forward pixels). And when put this animation from surface to stripe, than you see head bounce, but on surface this is not the case, if I right understand you ))))
For jumping, I think I try it.
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Re: [WIP] Small dragon. Animation.

Reply #43 on: June 14, 2007, 02:44:38 pm
Fo the happy animation, maybe move the head back and forward a little bit.
The rest looks good to me, keep up the good work :y:

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Re: [WIP] Small dragon. Animation.

Reply #44 on: June 18, 2007, 03:19:25 pm
Dragonrc, I am try do this step like a giant lizard, and he is not move head when he creep, but thanks, i try it, maybe it's better... maybe... I donn't know now ))
More animation:
Colored jump with improved landing:

Animation for lie:

Dragon want playing )) Nice, but something strange in his move wings and face maybe more happy?...

His be tired:

Dragon is feel angry:

And sketch for very wrathful. Not finish last frames, need added one or two in end stripe for landing. And this fire is NOT big, because stripe have only the 32 px for width ((( Becuase I am do some deformation for his body... Something thinks?:


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Re: [WIP] Small dragon. Animation.

Reply #45 on: June 18, 2007, 08:51:58 pm
I like your angry animation. I'd like to see it with no head movement or slight head movement of a pixel only. This way I think it'd seem even angrier by drawing more attention to the nose flaring.

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Re: [WIP] Small dragon. Animation.

Reply #46 on: June 18, 2007, 09:38:44 pm
This way I think it'd seem even angrier by drawing more attention to the nose flaring.

i agree, i think slower head movements would make it seem like its taking deep breaths.  A lot more emphasise on the nose flare and perhaps the head should go backward instead of up/down.

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Re: [WIP] Small dragon. Animation.

Reply #47 on: June 19, 2007, 02:43:40 am
the lie animation looks a bit like his arm is stretchy, probably because his elbows and upper arms dont move?

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Re: [WIP] Small dragon. Animation.

Reply #48 on: June 19, 2007, 02:18:54 pm
Yes, you right, guys )) Without head moving been first variant (not put here), I am alter him.. why? I donn't Know. The brain is out, maybe ))


hopoo - Strange, I think they move, nevertheless?! Donn't really?

some WIP for expiration fire:

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Re: [WIP] Small dragon. Animation.

Reply #49 on: June 20, 2007, 11:47:52 am
These are all great animations.

On the angry animation, try making the ends of his wings flap back a little, see if that looks better.

The firebreathing animation is looking good, except I don't like how his hands jerk like that. Maybe let them jerk outstretched all the way back?
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