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mrflynn
02-27-2006, 02:20 AM
Well, since im about to start my second animation project thought id brush up on the ol skills. Ive never done the ball test before so bare with me :)

http://www.kflynn.co.uk/balltest.gif

What yas think, my timin crap or what? :)

And what to do next?

JYoung
02-27-2006, 03:11 AM
It seems to have some weird timing issue right before it hits the first time. Looks kind of like it goes from zero stretch to full stretch in one frame.... or maybe it's stretching vertically instead of along the line of action. It'd be easier to critique if I had a movie version to scrub through.

mrflynn
02-28-2006, 12:37 AM
sure youngimoto :)

ball test quicktime (http://www.kflynn.co.uk/balltest.mov)

JYoung
02-28-2006, 08:44 AM
Keep in mind I'm not the best 2d animator, but I made the following to illustrate my ideas.
http://www.artofyoung.com/images/ball.jpg

The timing looks pretty good overall. :) You could of course add some frames between when the ball stops and explodes to add anticipation, but I'm not sure that's really necessary for a project like this.

mrflynn
02-28-2006, 09:09 AM
Apreciated Yung :) excelent crit!

Yeah im a lil off but its my 1st try at this sort of thing :) mostly i doodle im not that exacting on myself but great tips thanks.

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