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taavi
02-12-2005, 09:42 AM
Hi!

I m qute new in this corner-but here is my small animation test-id like to make the glass look thirsty and gulp :)
i need some constructive critics and suggestions- does this "gulp" look natural? or maybe the movement should be somehow different? :shrug:
What U think?
http://www.smilegroup.ee/taavi/swallowingglass.mov
thnx in andvance :)
Taavi

olivierJT
02-12-2005, 09:58 AM
That is a hard one to tell but let me try :)
if you try that yourself ( i guess you are human ), when you "glup" and swallow saliva, the movement your "throat" is doing is not "symetrical" in timing and in shape.
We gather it and swallow it.

Your animation is going up and down at the same speed and same shape.
no "gathering"
if you want reference try filming your neck on the side and see what happens.
You "throat" will be bigger on top (full) and will go down bigger too.

See when "it s" going down the bigger part should be on "top"

It is hard to explain because I am missing vocabulary here but i am sure you understand.

On the other side this "white bright spot" is gathering all my attention. try to kill it. and make your glass the center of "attraction"

So where is the Champagne ? ;)

taavi
02-12-2005, 11:12 AM
Your animation is going up and down at the same speed and same shape.
no "gathering"
if you want reference try filming your neck on the side and see what happens.
You "throat" will be bigger on top (full) and will go down bigger too.

See when "it s" going down the bigger part should be on "top"

It is hard to explain because I am missing vocabulary here but i am sure you understand.

On the other side this "white bright spot" is gathering all my attention. try to kill it. and make your glass the center of "attraction"

So where is the Champagne ? ;)


Hi oliverTJ!
i am really happy that U had time to give your opinion! I think i got You-and Your sugestions have been really valuable:)
i will make changes during next animation test!
Thanx :)

taavi
02-12-2005, 09:04 PM
ok, i did some small changes-i think the glass looks now much better. now i am trying to remember how to handle C4d-s thinking particles plugin for creating liquid :shrug:
Thnx for comments :)
http://smilegroup.ee/taavi/thirstyglass2.mov
Taavi

olivierJT
02-12-2005, 10:25 PM
I like it better but why going so much down ?
When human do it hopefully our throat doen t move that much ;)
I like the beggining

For the timing also, play your animation with yourself swalloing, you see that you are kindof twice too long.
(dont accelerate the anim. shorten the distance going down down)

Try this , it should help

This sound totally experimental, I like the idea :) It s fun :)

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