View Full Version : It's a little spooky! (Animation critique, please =)
01-18-2005, 10:09 PM
Since I'm a newcomer to the forum, I thought I'd post some work I'm doing right now on a short animated project. The following are animation tests to see if I could convey emotion through just body language without use of facial animation. See if you can guess what emotional states the skeleton is in =)
I'm hopefully going to use this for my demo reel, so please, any crits or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
The files are in divx 4.12, btw.
Spook Test 1 (http://www.zephyrstar.com/fratch/spook_angry.avi)
Spook Test 2 (http://www.zephyrstar.com/fratch/spook_despair.avi)
Spook Test 3 (http://www.zephyrstar.com/fratch/spook_exhausted.avi)
Thanks everyone =)
01-19-2005, 01:06 AM
clip 1: Disappointed?
Clip 2: Really really upset (like i just got news someone died or something)
Clip 3: Boredom/upset (like he has to sit there and wait for someone)
Kit Kat The Cat
01-19-2005, 06:22 AM
Well the first one was more disappointed than angry.
The second one looks like despair, but can be stronger with the poses to show it.
The third, I know it's suppose to be exhausted, but it needs stronger poses as well to show it. Kinda looks like he sneezing too in this one. When it lets out a deep breath try smoothing the arcs and slow it down a bit. At the end of his breath hold that position just a little bit and also move the shoulders a bit to show how tired he is.
01-19-2005, 09:13 PM
Thanks a lot guys! This is some good input.
01-26-2005, 12:46 AM
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