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Lil_Mick
12-06-2004, 10:36 PM
I think I'm gonna have to find time to give this one a try.

~J

Lil_Mick
12-09-2004, 11:37 PM
wow, I'm lame. I say I'm gonna do this then I don't post anything. I actually have stuff done for this sesion, but I have the BIG problem of not haveing the internet at home. I'll try to bring something in tomorrow to post. I really want to finesh this one.

~J

Lil_Mick
12-15-2004, 05:34 PM
I finally managed to bring some stuff in, but I'll keep working on it and trying to post updates. Now if I can only figure out how to post these animations. lets give it a try......

this is sad

hmmm. anyone out there know how I can post an animation?

~J

RobertoOrtiz
12-15-2004, 08:26 PM
You can use my server.

Send me a PM and Ill send you my e-mail.

BUT
I have to take it off once the contest is over.

-R

Lil_Mick
12-15-2004, 09:44 PM
cool thanks man. PM on the way.

~J

RobertoOrtiz
12-15-2004, 09:47 PM
Try again...

My inbox was full
:}

-R

Lil_Mick
12-15-2004, 09:53 PM
PM take two. Should be there now

go go go
12-16-2004, 07:39 AM
lil mick??

zzzzzzzzzzzz.............

Lil_Mick
12-16-2004, 10:49 PM
lil mick??

zzzzzzzzzzzz.............
im workin on it!!

UPDATE!

http://66.242.144.2/animation/12_14_04_second.mov
~J

RobertoOrtiz
12-17-2004, 03:25 AM
Nice animation Mic.


-R

monstersauce
12-17-2004, 04:51 AM
nice so far,
I think the timing is a bit off on his left hand, looks a bit floaty.
and I'm assuming he's sniffing something? if so, maybe short quick inhales would work better than that single long inhale.
nice start :)

vrljc
12-17-2004, 07:38 AM
I guess I have a hip fetish today.....When he turns, his body should turn, slightly, with his head, meaning that the turning action starts @ the hips. Right now your character's neck looks like an elastic neck because the body is not turning with the head.

-jon

MrSolo
12-17-2004, 10:46 AM
I agree with monster and vrljc...

The first shot is working nice, you need to work more on the second shot. The timming is too slow, you should straight his body to show more tension on him and add STAGGER too. Donīt forget to straight his legs before jumping to show more wieght. You can offset his legs too.

It is looking cool... keep working!

cya

Lil_Mick
12-17-2004, 06:03 PM
cool, thanks for all the comments:

monstersauce: I see what your talking about with the sniffing look. I think I was just haveing him scratch the under part of his nose, but I can see how that's confusing. I try to get to fixing that. The inhale might give the sniffing impression.

vrljc/MrSolo: appreciate the comments, Hopefully these were addressed enough in the update I have coming later

~J

RobertoOrtiz
12-18-2004, 02:15 AM
http://66.242.144.2/animation/12_14_04_fourth.mov

Update!

-R

vrljc
12-18-2004, 04:34 AM
Wow! This animation has come a long way. I like how your eyes are leading the head into the body turn. Consider adding more of an arc to the head turn, meaning that his head should drop half way through the turn to form the arc, see what I mean? I think it will make it more believable.

I really like the scare action. One thing about the landing though is that it has no weight, and I think you can add more weight very easily by speeding up the fall to the landing by maybe 1 or 2 frames. But here is the biggy that will add a lot more weight, and that is keep his feet from swimming once he has landed. Plant em!

Great job!

-jon

Mawberry
12-18-2004, 05:25 PM
Looking good. I agree with vrljc about the landing. He has a really soft landing and small follow through for such a big jump. Think of him hitting the ground hard after the leap similar to say... a cow dying after its been struck with a evil power. The only other thing that bothers me a little is the way that his right arm is swinging. It feels like with the momentum of the jump and the direction he is going would make his big arm movements swing backward instead of forward. I'm just being picky.

Hurry up and finish so you can play snowboards tomorrow.

Lil_Mick
12-18-2004, 10:24 PM
I'll try to make some of the changes mentioned, thanks for the input. I went back and smoothed things out a bit. I'm not sure if I'll get things done in time to post it. I mean, I'll finesh it, but I'll do what I can to get it posted. Not having internet at home sucks!

~J

AWAKE
12-18-2004, 11:36 PM
being at work on saturday sucks more..

go go go
12-20-2004, 12:28 AM
being at work on sunday when all your friends are snowboarding sucks even more...

AWAKE
12-20-2004, 04:38 PM
Yeah.

you're right.


Hope the roll0ut goes 4smoove.

Lil_Mick
12-20-2004, 05:17 PM
so tired, but in a good way ('cause I went snowboarding). so if today is the deadline then we can actually post stuff today right? or did that have to be posted yesterday?

~J

RobertoOrtiz
12-20-2004, 07:02 PM
Ill post his final version later tonight.


-R

Lil_Mick
12-20-2004, 07:14 PM
cool, thanks again man for the server space. hopefully my animation doesn't suck so it takes up space.

~J

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