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skellybobbly
09-28-2004, 10:42 PM
Hi All,

Here's my latest animation:

http://www.blowtorch.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/animation/blowtorch_spaced_lo.mov

Soundbite and acting reference is Simon Pegg in Spaced.

Any feedback would be great.


Cheers


Jon

SheepFactory
09-28-2004, 10:55 PM
i cant view the file , quicktime gives an error when i try to open it up.

Suricate
09-29-2004, 09:03 AM
Hey, that's excellent !:thumbsup: I think your character fits the sound file extremely well !
Only minor crit might be that the character is blinking too often (when saying '...the thumb and the molten ...') Other than that, great job !

A question: What is the background voice saying ?

skellybobbly
09-29-2004, 09:06 AM
Hi Sheep Factory,

The file got corrupted on the upload but has been sorted now.

Hey Suricate, thanks for the comments.

There are a fair few blinks which I did contemplate taking out,
I based it on the actual actor and the blinks are in sync with his.
In the end I decided to leave them in..

Cheers


Jon

jimcoldt
09-29-2004, 10:15 AM
nice...very nice...

I'd like to see his cheeks have a little more movement (yes, I know he doesn't have much 'cheek' to speak of...). This animation is like a lot of 3d characters where there's a certain unnatural stiffness in the cheeks-- he seems to be missing the ability to squint.

Otherwise, I think this looks really good and expressive. Keep up the good work!

Andini
09-29-2004, 01:04 PM
I love it! Great character!

Sufricate, the background voice says, "sort of"

Siriol
09-29-2004, 01:34 PM
Really good stuff mate. The only thing is when she says sort of have his reaction a bit more surprised, the eyes opening wider or something. But otherwise great stuff.

By the way where did you get the sound file from? I love Spaced and there's so many scenes i'd love to animate to from both series.

tel
09-29-2004, 02:48 PM
Cool!! nice animation!

skellybobbly
09-29-2004, 08:56 PM
Hi All,

Thank you for the comments. Good to have some feedback.

Siriol, I 'extracted' the sound from the DVD.
There are a few soundbites available here though..

http://www.spaced-out.org.uk/

I may take a 'bite' from Shaun of the Dead as the next acting piece..;)


Cheers


Jon

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