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It was all about Enabling

by Paul Boogaards

Final Rating: 2.73. Finished 121 out of 138 entries.

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Animator: Paul Boogaards

Description: A parent questions a child, thinking that he is being taken advantage of.

Experience: 5 years of animation school, 4 years of art classes and 2 years of acting school.

Time taken: 3 weeks

Comments:

(Commenting only available during the rating period)

Manuel:

The articulation of the joints makes the characters seem like stick figures, the main guy's jaw seems to be flapping regardless of the audio and the woman is frozen during most of the scene.

Dalton Krajewski:

The movements feel very rigid and robotic for the most part, which is partly due to the characters remaining in "vertical" poses for a good part of the animation, but I think what would make the animation look much better overall is adding some moving holds to the characters--that is, instead of having them freeze and remain entirely motionless, add a little bit of subtle motion, such as an arm gently drifting downwards or the back curve gently settling into its extreme pose.

Carolyn Mennecke:

Watch the poses. His back looks broken and his elbows are at strange angles