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Offline Snippa

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Re: My first ever animation

Reply #40 on: May 17, 2007, 03:49:57 am
Hi.
He needs more brutal, like on front view. Work with forms you person than do animation.
Now you animation for different persons, not for one.
Animation from this side is too flat and not enough move shoulder.
Your crits are pretty vague, I'm not exactly sure what you're trying to say.
I don't think I can really move the shoulders in this view, not like how they were moved in the other animation anyways. Any attempt I made at that would end up with the same result you already see, unless I'm missing something. o.O

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Re: My first ever animation

Reply #41 on: May 17, 2007, 08:24:32 am
Ok, I see. Look on this sketch.
With form i talk about this:

Animation sketch - see on move shoulders and foots

I think, you understand me now and i hope this is usefull for you.

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Re: My first ever animation

Reply #42 on: May 17, 2007, 11:15:41 pm
Ok, I see. Look on this sketch.
With form i talk about this:

Animation sketch - see on move shoulders and foots

I think, you understand me now and i hope this is usefull for you.
Problems I see with your edits:
Light source on the head doesn't match the light source of the original south facing sprite. There appears to be more light hitting the face in your edit. (not that my east facing sprite meets the exact light source on the head either, but it is closer)
The arm is WAY too bulky for what I want, I'm not trying to make a guy that's on steroids. hehe
The arm movement in your animation is unrealistic, people don't normally move their arms back that much when they are walking. I could probably make them move back a tiny bit more, but any more than maybe 1 or 2 pixels and it wont be right.
http://video.google.ca/videoplay?docid=5783829621264963183&q=people+walking

You have a point on the shape of the head, I forgot to reshape it in this last edit (don't think i would go with the shape you did though), and I suppose reshading around the shoulders may help a bit, I'll see what I can do with that.

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Re: My first ever animation

Reply #43 on: May 18, 2007, 02:41:39 am
It may just be me, but i think you are acting a little out of line here calling out what's "wrong" with his edit.

Your own attempt wasn't any more realistic than his, so I cannot see how you even try to make that argument. Mag's edit looks more correct, perspective-wise, so nitpicking little things like the lightsource is absolutely ridiculous. Take the good parts of his edit and use them to create a better sprite.  ::)

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Re: My first ever animation

Reply #44 on: May 18, 2007, 04:19:00 am
I agree.  The point of an edit is to help you, so take from it what you can, if anything, and disregard what you do not want to use.  An edit is not here for critique, it is not a piece of art, but simply a tool for you to use, if you wish.

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Re: My first ever animation

Reply #45 on: May 23, 2007, 06:32:19 am
update:

Shaped the head up a bit and messed with the shading around the neck/shoulders a little.

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Re: My first ever animation

Reply #46 on: May 23, 2007, 01:09:58 pm
he has nowhere near the same sizes as the frontview.  If it helps, draw him on a slight angle instead of a stright-up portrait, this will help you match up volumes
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Re: My first ever animation

Reply #47 on: May 23, 2007, 01:54:37 pm
he has nowhere near the same sizes as the frontview.  If it helps, draw him on a slight angle instead of a stright-up portrait, this will help you match up volumes
Not sure exactly what you mean here...
I used that guide you showed me (well, not your guide, but my own with how you said it's supposed to work), and this is what I came up with. Everything fits in the guides as they should. Not sure what more I can do to improve it.

Did I screw up with the guides somehow?

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Re: My first ever animation

Reply #48 on: May 23, 2007, 05:00:27 pm
look at snippa's post, your guy with the profile view looks skinny, not beefy!

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Re: My first ever animation

Reply #49 on: May 23, 2007, 05:04:05 pm
look at snippa's post, your guy with the profile view looks skinny, not beefy!
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Who was that directed at? o.O