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Re: New animations

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I've never done this before so don't freak out. :oops:
A very, VERY WIP animation for the south attack.
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Re: New animations

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Looks like an excellent start. Two things strike me though: firstly, the spear needs to move more during the strike - if you look at the way the Clasher's one goes, it keeps moving forward til the last frame of motion blur, during which, instead of stopping, it actually moves back a little. This adds some pop to the strike.

The second thing is that his head should bend forward a little. Not much, just enough to introduce a slight curve in his helmet brow.
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Re: New animations

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Here we go.
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Re: New animations

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Now bring it backward for a frame as well (slightly further back than the earlier frame), and you're good to shade. This will add snap to the animation, especially once the motion blurs are in place.
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Re: New animations

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Re: New animations

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Good. Go for shading. Nice work =)
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Re: New animations

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Here is the shaded version. (I procrastinate hugely when it comes to shading)
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Motion blurs please =) Then good to go.
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Re: New animations

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Re: New animations

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PNGs please =)
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Re: New animations

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Here ye go.
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Re: New animations

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Excellent. Just in time for 1.9 =) Are any of the frames the same as the se version?
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Re: New animations

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No, none of them are the same unfortunately.
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Re: New animations

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OK, no worries. I'll get these in some time today after a bit of testing. EDIT: committed. Thank you. How about trying your hand at making a north-facing base frame and some animations?

If you do feel like attempting that, put it into your separate thread, please. Thank you.
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Re: New animations

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Breathing animation for berserker, hope you like.

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