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Obraxis
10-06-2004, 12:38 AM
Hi all, this is my first animation session. I'll be doing this in my spare time from working.

I'll be using the Generi Rig by Andrew Silke from HERE (http://www.andrewsilke.com/generi_rig/generi_rig.html) doing the 3rd Sound clip.

My first animation session like others :)

**Updated Render**

http://www.cgbox.com/animsession/bluebloke1.jpg

1st Pass: (bound to change)

Click HERE (http://www.cgbox.com/animsession/boom1b.avi) to download (2 Meg AVI - DivX for now)

Obraxis
10-06-2004, 10:21 AM
Ok - a bit more work...

Click HERE (http://www.cgbox.com/animsession/boom1h.avi)(3Meg DivX) - FIXED

harmonic01
10-06-2004, 03:13 PM
can you check if the whole file is up on the server? The file transfer finishes at 1431kb and the file won't work.

Obraxis
10-06-2004, 03:57 PM
Fixed - the server went down last night and took part of the file with it. Host says all is well now :)

Obraxis
10-13-2004, 01:59 PM
UPDATE:

Ok, had some time to work on it a bit. I cleaned up the 100's of unused keys that were making him pop-about, started some lip-sync, and finally worked out how best for him to flick the stick into the air (dam, Maya doesnt really like animated contraints! Hehe!)

Click HERE (http://www.cgbox.com/animsession/boom1l.avi) to download (DivX 1.9Mb)

Slight Update - Quicktime Render test with Motion blur:

Click HERE (http://www.cgbox.com/animsession/boom1l.mov) to download (QT 2.9Mb)

3D Swede
10-18-2004, 06:10 PM
Hi!

When looking at the stick-throwing part I get the feeling that the stick has more weight when he catches it. Don't get me wrong, I know about the gravitational effect and all that it's just that it seems so effortless when he throws it and somewhat heavier when catching it.

Maybe it's just me... I don't know. Just reacted a little when watching it.

Great anim anyways..

/3D Swede

Obraxis
10-20-2004, 07:14 PM
Hi!

When looking at the stick-throwing part I get the feeling that the stick has more weight when he catches it.
I totaly agree with you. I had a feeling about it myself - its now fixed :)

Added lipsync/fingers/blinking/eyebrow/hand movement and some general fixes. Wish I had more time, but hey, that's life :D

My final for Dialogue 3:

http://www.cgbox.com/animsession/scottmfinal.mov

Thx for the comments in my thread - good luck to everyone!

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