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peter_CG
06-28-2005, 08:16 PM
Hi,

this is my latest spare time animation work. Its a short film named Lift it and took about 2 months to get finished (mostly weekends and loooong nights).

The main character tries to lift this really heavy barbell. But someone's gonna disturb him. Will he manage to lift it? And how?

http://wp1016451.wp028.webpack.hosteurope.de/peter/lift_it_preview.jpg

Link (36 mb): http://wp1016451.wp028.webpack.hosteurope.de/peter/Lift_it_divx_hi.avi

Link (14 mb): http://wp1016451.wp028.webpack.hosteurope.de/peter/Lift_it_divx.avi


Thanks to my brother Martin for the music.
Thanks to Arne for technical and creative input.

Everything done in Maya, rendered with MentalRay.

Comments and Critiques always appreciated.
Hope you enjoy it!

-Peter-

Junerahe
06-29-2005, 01:44 AM
very nice work man.. allz i can say

jsburakoff
06-29-2005, 03:30 AM
Nice work! Good job maintaining the feeling of weight, not easy over that much time.

maximanya
06-29-2005, 05:21 AM
Facial expressions are wonderful. They are very well animated and designed. Thanks for sharing this one.

The only thing I can say is that sometimes weight feeling is lost. character may be streched and squashed as well. And at first attempt, if iron bar bends a little, we'll read it better.

great work of rendering and walk animation.

Norl
06-29-2005, 06:27 AM
Good work on the animation, though the part where he lifted the weights over his head should show some sensation of extreme weight being lifted up rather than lifting it up fast. Other than that, thumbs up for the short!

KengZ
06-29-2005, 07:18 AM
WOWWWW I like it. The feeling of face so great. :thumbsup:

webhead
06-29-2005, 08:53 PM
I liked it. Some nice facial expressions. The fart was funny and not too crude. Nice texture on the weights. :thumbsup:

liquidik
06-29-2005, 09:54 PM
Hey Peter, that was really really funny and very well done !
I love the general feeling of it and the facial expression...

Gianmichele

peter_CG
06-30-2005, 09:53 PM
Hey guys,

thanks so far for the kind words and the average 5 star rating. I'm glad you like the film.

Just added a higher quality version.

-Peter-

Mic_Ma
07-01-2005, 09:46 AM
Is that Shrek with pink skin?

peter_CG
07-01-2005, 10:09 AM
lol Mic_Ma,

a friend of mine also mentioned something like that when he saw the film. But I did not have shrek in mind once during the work on it. Its a coincidence.


-Peter-

Pollo
07-02-2005, 01:42 AM
Great job, from lighting, to animatio, etc! :)

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