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  11 November 2012
tank animation

hello im working on short tank animation where ww1(not historical ww1 but alternative) tank climb the hill, stop and then shoot. its a part of bigger project but i started with this little one. my goal is to make a believable video not some hollywood style please feel free to c&c

link to video:
(work in progress)

still from video:

Last edited by madCZE : 11 November 2012 at 08:56 AM.
  11 November 2012
Looks nice!

The couple notes i find may be tweaked is
1. Some more interaction with water near track - maybe just adding couple splashes
2. Too much reflections on some guns\pipes
3. Blck smoke looking real.
  11 November 2012
Wow-- impressive!

The side of the tank looked like a reflection of the mud but it didn't move as the tank climbed the hill and turned. Is this something to be fixed? I watched it again--I see it's caked mud on the side--so I would discolour, crack it - for variation to contrast the environmental mud, because it seemed too similar. If its wet, I'd imagine darkening it, if its dry I would lighten/desaturate color and crack it.

Nice work aside from this- very real.
  12 December 2012
Superb. aside from the additions on water splash i would...

Animate the black exhaust smoke rate so it emits more as it climbs the hill and less as it stops... engine working harder equals more emissions.

When it rotates before firing does the other tread not rotate the opposite way?

Maybe a bit of animation on the barbed wire nearby.. Shaking or wobbling as the tank causes the ground to shake.

As it is tho superb effort
  12 December 2012
thanks all for advices. ill try add there features

anthonymcgrath: i think this also, but the truth is that the strip doesnt move (or slightly) in real
  12 December 2012
Excellent animation, well done.
I like to learn.
  12 December 2012
It looks cool, how did you make the smoke effect.
Also, did you do the lighting? If so, how long or intensive was it?
  12 December 2012
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