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senateboy
12 December 2003, 10:11 PM
hi ho, to all my fine bellied friends

Here is my charater animation reel. Click and Sit back to enjoy the show with a warm glass of milk, or Critique the heck out of it with a baseball in hand while smiling politely. I enjoy both.

Animation Reel (http://www.markcharris.com/AnimationReel.html)


http://www.markcharris.com/images/extras/NightBallPoster.jpg


Thanks Ali for the invite.:D

Clanger
12 December 2003, 01:16 AM
Well, I can't see any flaws and looked real hard.

CoolCalb
12 December 2003, 01:07 PM
amazing!

excellent animation!

no crits whats so ever.. :)

yangmiemie
12 December 2003, 02:55 PM
:applause:
nice animation:)

bigbillyadan
12 December 2003, 02:03 AM
really nice animation. im currently studying animation at uni and was quite inspired by some of the shorts:thumbsup:

SheepFactory
12 December 2003, 04:32 AM
Hey Mark! ,

plugged you at the front page! , send me a card when you are all famous and stuff :p


see you tuesday :beer:

Nahaz
12 December 2003, 04:35 AM
Nice work

Side_FX
12 December 2003, 05:12 AM
Great poses on night walk. I busted a solid gut !!! Great job

phoenix
12 December 2003, 06:15 AM
amazing style ..... very nice

Morganism
12 December 2003, 06:46 AM
Nice to see you on here, Mark

:RivetHead:
12 December 2003, 07:04 AM
HAHAHHAAH

I saw the baseball catch, and just kept going till I saw them all! Great stuff, I love the troll guy's attitude. So inspiring!

edit: you go to the art academy here man? Im in SF too, I go to the art institute on Market. PM me or something and tell me how it is there.

-Rivethead

Palle
12 December 2003, 07:07 AM
You really know how to put life into the character!

Excellent!

facial
12 December 2003, 07:53 AM
Hey, nice works here. interesting animation, :wip:

mimo8
12 December 2003, 10:05 AM
interesting is an a interesting word!

mostly used when people donīt dare to get unpolite
:D


I say it sraight out - I like the stuff a lot.
very good workout on the details and the sudden actions come fresh.

vancouver film school or?

:thumbsup:

only the downloadrate is a mess - but this should be for the frontpage

kotter
12 December 2003, 11:28 AM
excellent:beer:

gtidhar
12 December 2003, 01:01 PM
oh...I actually felt for the lonely sack...

I never thought I'd feel for a lonely sack. It's just a sack! Isn't it? :hmm:

I think I'm gonna treat sacks with more respect from now on. And I surely won't leave a sack all by itself!


What a great animation! :thumbsup:


:eek: Wow!

stereo
12 December 2003, 02:26 PM
really nice tempo and animation..
i hope i could do the same one day :)
:p

Arian Tibbs
12 December 2003, 02:32 PM
If you're looking for some real solid critiquing from pro character animators, you might want to consider posting some of these animations at the CG-Char Message boards (assuming that you have not at this point). You won't find a lot of fanboy nonsense, but be prepared for no holds barred critiques, but you WILL learn something.

BigSky
12 December 2003, 04:11 PM
FLAVOUR FLAVOUR! You've worked real hard on that stuff...amazing work all through. Baseball cap chap's chewing mouth gets my vote...brilliant.:)

senateboy
12 December 2003, 07:45 AM
Thanks All for the moral boosters. We just had our final character animtion class today and im super motivated to learn a bunch more!!!

Yee haw!

Robin Luera
12 December 2003, 01:06 AM
Why helllooooo Mr.Mark.....these all look strangly familiar!!! hehee*

We had a fun class this semester..it really seemed to go fast didnt it? Anywho, your animations came out well!!

Hope you have an awesome holiday... I'll catch you in the next class!!! ;)

~Robin:buttrock:

tubby
12 December 2003, 08:11 AM
really great animation! I'm so jealous of all you San Francisco Academy of Art students, you guys are really pulling off some nice work. Keep it up! :thumbsup:

mikepolizos
12 December 2003, 11:45 AM
COOL!!!!!!

well done

:applause: :applause: :applause:

bigbillyadan
02 February 2004, 11:19 PM
hi. i saw this showreel a while ago and i was just wondering if u managed to get a job from it? im interested cos im just about to start a showreel and im just finding out what the industry likes to see.

senateboy
02 February 2004, 10:02 AM
Thanks guys for all your comments

I'f your going for character animtion, BigBilly, Defintily they want good technical skill, acting, and story. The emotional acting in the characer is always what were shooting for anyway, its the whole reason we learn the techique. Ive found that as long as you put your personal unique character into your characters, they're alway much more alive and real.hope that helps

Zycho
02 February 2004, 02:08 PM
Awsome animations m8!!

AlbertArt
02 February 2004, 11:16 PM
Quit school and get a job!:bounce:

i like your reactions to o/s elements, very funny.:thumbsup:

Ocean Size
02 February 2004, 09:54 PM
Great animations, they're fluid and have tons of appeal!

:bounce:

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