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June 4, 2011
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This was an animation exercise that I worked on a little bit this summer. I did plenty of animations throughout the school year, and now that my school year is over this exercise was taken on to make sure that I don't get rusty. It's just a rough pencil test so don't expect any fancy finished stuff, it's just a rough test of my character animation skills with a very simple character.

If you have any criticism you'd like to offer then I would love to hear it. Don't be afraid of offending me, I love getting critiques.
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marcoblue Apr 5, 2012  Student Filmographer
Ohh it's so sweet :D
AlexanderHenderson Apr 5, 2012  Student Filmographer
Thanks, I'm glad you think so.
Psychotic-Bambi Oct 26, 2011  Student General Artist
Very smooth c:
More raw un-coloured animation . . . love it!! Its great to see animators take it seriously, and work outside of the classroom. Keep it up!! :happybounce:
AlexanderHenderson Oct 27, 2011  Student Filmographer
Thanks, you keep it up too :)
Imaginatik Jun 17, 2011  Student Digital Artist
This is GREAT! The animation is very smooth :)
AlexanderHenderson Jun 17, 2011  Student Filmographer
That's good. I'm glad to hear that it looks smooth, whenever the page loads on my computer it always lags making it look choppy, so it's good to know that on other computers it loads properly.

Thanks for the compliments. :)
Imaginatik Jun 18, 2011  Student Digital Artist
You're welcome =D
Xandernator Jun 5, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Damn this is so awesome XD. Very pretty well made, man!
What i quite found weird is the poses that he mades after he grabs the ball and brings it up: the legs flick and get straight in this moment, and feels a bit weird, like his having a cramp or a twitch in the legs xD;;.
But in spite of this point, this is really good!
AlexanderHenderson Jun 6, 2011  Student Filmographer
Thanks, I'm glad you like it. It's actually funny that you should mention the flick of the legs when he brings the ball up. I originally didn't have that little bounce when I was planning the scene out, but one of my teachers who used to be an animator for a lot of Disney movies thought that it made the legs too stiff and suggested that I add it in. But I see what you're saying, I may have pushed it a little bit too far and made it look like he was getting a cramp.

Thanks for giving me an honest opinion. I really appreciate the feedback and the fact that you took the time to help me improve.

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