"My early animation, before frame grabbers and without much experience, was pretty jerky. I've made a lot of progress on getting it smooth, but I just looked at a walk I did, and all it does is get 2 puppets from A to B. There is no…"
"Excellent advice Nick.. I know what you saying.. I would definitely focus more on learning the principles Ameen..it seems most are becoming more focussed on the tech and looking for short cuts to making images look good.. I'm just as guilty of…"
"There is more to great animation than smoothness. Laika characters are also very expressive, you can read their mood and personality in the way they move. But smoothness is definitely a good thing to work on.
Use your frame grabber -…"
" The best way for you to make clothes might depend on what tools and skills you have.
So, the first way is to draw up patterns, try pinning them on the puppet to get the size right, and cut out the fabric. Maybe pin the fabric on too, and…"
"The pig in this movie actually got real eyes of a teen tracked in. That looked awesome. I can't find a link for the full movie and the trailer here doesn't give more than a few frames near the end. But it's a real effective way to…"
"I just watched it - incredible animation, thanks for posting the link. But I don't know what you mean about the eyes. I watched there animated clips at the end a second time. To me, they look like the same eyes we see on the puppets…"