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07-26-2006, 01:47 AM
I have begun yet another clip for a demo reel and here is what I have so far. I have only set in the poses and set the graph to linear curves, but here is what I have so far. Feel free to critique.


Nick Smalley
07-26-2006, 04:37 AM
The link is not working. :shrug:

07-26-2006, 04:53 AM
Not working 4 me too :shrug:

07-26-2006, 08:43 AM
Here is an update that does work. Sorry about the broken link.


Nick Smalley
07-26-2006, 03:09 PM

i think that your acting choices work.

maybe work on a couple of the poses -

- when he says "we are pilgrims", i think that the pose could be stronger there. His hand is kinda lost in the middle of his body. And it's a little cliche to point at oneself when you say "we" or "i".

- i think that the aniticpation you have at the very start is too slow. It's not too big, just too slow (16 frames), try cutting it in half.

- "unholy land" could be quicker also. Really try playing with the timing. At the moment, it seems like everything has the same timing throught the whole piece. Maybe a bigger anticipation before he goes into the "unholyland" pose too.

Anyway, just personal opinion.

Keep it up.


07-26-2006, 04:43 PM
Thanks for the suggestions. Here is an update, unfortunately I did this before your suggestions, so now I'll take another look at it.


07-26-2006, 05:12 PM
probebly need to add more inbetweens. Its got that robotic feel. I like the base of it so far thou. Maybe you should show the little dude freaking out a bit more, you know? Some old kodger just grabed you and decided to tell you his lifes work. I think id be pretty confused. but whatever. Its just my take on it. Keeper goin

Chris Bacon
07-26-2006, 06:58 PM
the shot feels too crowded....act it out a few times. thing what would this man do...

07-26-2006, 09:23 PM
ok, I think this is the final update for today. I have to work on another animation, but will post another update soon. Thanks for all of your help and I am still using your suggestions to help this animation.


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