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04 April 2008, 09:01 PM
Hi All,

I am a programmer and like many other members to achieve my dream i have started learning animation. I will be posting my works here. Please let me know your valuble critique/comments so that i can improve my skills.

Here is basic boucing ball animation i did to understand the timing and spacing concept. (


05 May 2008, 05:19 AM
Is any one watching my animation :cry: I have done one more version to show difference in weights by increasing time between frames.

Some one please critique my animations :bowdown:

PS: I have just uploaded the videos. If you are not able to view please download them an view.

05 May 2008, 11:57 PM

My humble opinions are.

The heavy ball animation:

The ball shouldn't stop translation horizontally. It should fall heavy but keep rolling. It just falls, stops dead. Then starts rolling again. Almost like it's alive, not a rolling ball. I'de add a bit of a bounce to it too (tiny). So, fast drop, tiny bounce, keep on rolling.. repeat.

For the light ball bounce, the many fast bounces at the end are too fast and intense. I would add a bit more squash and stretch too.

05 May 2008, 12:31 AM
Hi Fritzenberger,

Thanks for your comments. For the heavy ball i was making it bounce little bit after fall that's the reason it was stopping a lil bit and then moving. I will try to refine more on that part...

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