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cheng-long
08-22-2008, 02:27 PM
Hey guys

here is a new character animation i working on for a little time now, i m using CAT rig on Max9 and few bones from Max
Tell me what u think abt it. I will be verry glad to receive some C&C from u guys.

have fun

youtube : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyAdW5L_uz4



AVI : http://thierry.dezarmenien.free.fr/WIP_Skate.avi
(right clik -> save as)

quicktime : http://thierry.dezarmenien.free.fr/wip_skate_quicktime
(right clik -> save as)

Nary
08-22-2008, 06:53 PM
Hi Cheng,

Great job.. really liked the animation.. please keep it up..
Would like to make a couple of observations..
Firstly when he is changing his course from up to down, the feel of 'losing gained force and at a point being gripped back by gravity' could be improved by adding more slow out and slow in..
Secondly, am not able to somehow fully understand the final gag when he slips and falls down.. may be to add something that explains why he falls down, would help..
Please keep up the hard work..
Thank you !

cheng-long
08-29-2008, 01:37 PM
Hello everybody

here an update after Nary's comment about ease in and out during the jump.
About this animation i really want to push it far and neat.
and polishing it i need lots of advices from you guys. :)

here the update :

youtube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4OD1MhJJPg

AVI : http://thierry.dezarmenien.free.fr/WIP_Skate_01.avi
(right clik -> save as) (11 meg)

quicktime : http://thierry.dezarmenien.free.fr/wip_skate_quicktime_01
(right clik -> save as) (11 meg)


as always all your Comments and Critics are more than welcome

Thank you

enjoy

GerR
08-31-2008, 05:25 PM
I have to agree with nary about the slow in and slow out for for the peeks of his airtime. I like the end where he catches his foot, its a nice close to the animation.

cheng-long
09-03-2008, 05:00 PM
hey guys

this is a new update
i change the ease in ease out. tell me what u think abt it.
is it too much or not ?

quicktime :
http://thierry.dezarmenien.free.fr/wip_skate_quicktime_02
(right clik -> save as) (7 meg)

Youtube :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uIjU-xKabk

enjoy

MrBizzle
09-10-2008, 01:02 AM
Reminds me of an old cartoon "Rocket Power".

Vikramthewhite
09-10-2008, 07:02 AM
Nice work man. You need more hang time though. The point at where hes at his peak is too fast. HAve more hang time. Use Weighted Tangents to get that effect.

cheng-long
09-13-2008, 04:40 PM
Hello everybody

Yes Mr Bizzle you are right it's look like this cartoon. my friend who did the character design of him like to do big head characater like that.
he is a freelance 3d artist. He actually doing the scene for the skate guy :) here his web site :
http://www.mayerberger.com/

as for the jump. when i watching the quicktime file, on the first preview i posted it's wasn't good, but on the last one i think it's work.

but let see maybe i watched too many times, i ll give it a break till the scene's done and i do some tweaking on.

stay tune for a new update soon.

thank for your comments and critics

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