10 October 2007, 01:10 PM
You have some pretty solid work on your reel, here's something that stands out to me:
When the guy grabs the hot doorknob, I'd exaggerate more how much it actually hurts is hand. Right now it looks like it just stings a bit, and with that menacing black smoke coming in I'd expect it to be an inferno on the other side.
10 October 2007, 09:12 PM
it's getting there, but it definitely needs some tweaking here and there. The first walk cycle, the far hand has a bit of unnatural motion to it, try toning it down (even if it's the same animation as the other side, sometimes the angle will distort the animation a bit) try to animate 'to the camera'. Also, you might want to try to smooth out your four legged cycle, it looks a bit jerky like it has some linear tangents somewhere they shouldn't be. Try to go through your demo again and eliminate any pops from your exercises. Your weight lift was quite good, as was the last exercise on the reel.
It might help to get it looked over by someone who works as an animator already, because they tend to see things that us newbies might miss. Good luck on the internship!
10 October 2007, 09:13 PM
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