View Full Version : creature attack animation

10 October 2008, 09:44 AM
hi everyone,
here is the animation i've done for study.
please all comment are welcome.
many thanks

watch here:

10 October 2008, 11:36 PM
Looks good from what I can see - can you post an unlit or less dark version to make the animation more visible?

10 October 2008, 09:09 AM
here is a playbast of the final animation.

thanks frogman

10 October 2008, 05:45 PM
This is some nice work - I'm not one for doing more realistic/ vfx style animation, but I'll tell you what I see.

The punch about around 145 feels too evenly spaced - let the fist really snap and have the creature's reaction be sharper to. So the punch with be fast out, his head will snap to the right and cushion, then slow out and into a quick thrust with the bite.

Something about the pacing on the last bite to throw feels off too. Consider adding a beat between the bite/drag at 206 and the throw immediately following it. So.. roll, bite, drag, pause (a beat to get ready for the toss), and then really sell the throw with a strong pose for the creature at the end and some follow though in the body/arms after the throw.

This work is really impressive - I think it is going to end up really solid.

10 October 2008, 10:15 AM

This work is really impressive - I think it is going to end up really solid.

thanks frogman.

10 October 2008, 04:50 AM
wow this is really well done, great sense of pacing man.
I see frogman's punch issue but i just think you should take it out instead of forcing it to happen, have her reach away as if she's trying to escape or something. when creatures attack its not abnormal for the to let up just a bit so I think it would be fine to hold his head up a bit, and then then follow through with the rest of the animation.

just for your own knowledge I didn't even notice the punch in the finished version, it took the play blast.

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