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First Ever Animation try & entry

by Collin Black

Final Rating: 2.61. Finished 152 out of 162 entries.

33 views including the voting period.


Animator: Collin Black

Description: This was my first crack at animating in 3ds max, well a human with lip sync and stuff

Experience: 0

Time taken: 6 days


(Commenting only available during the rating period)

Per Cardell:

You have begun your carrier as an animator. Work hard and have fun. A couple of years from now you will be able to look back on this piece and smile!
Check out all the advices available at 11second club!

Beau Hall:

Everything moved linearly; very slow and robotic. The words synced pretty well though.

Vanessa Gonzalez:

I think it's decent, not because there's anything really wrong with it, but only because it feels "floaty" and unfinished.

Ryan D Lowe:

Hi there.
When I was first starting out, no one ever
took the time to say anything on my shots.

I can't give you constructive feedback here,
as your work seems to lack an overall
understanding of the principles of animation.

However, I emplore you to seek out these
books, and began your studies.

"Character Animation Crash Course"-Eric Goldberg
"Acting for Animators"- Revised Edition
"How to Cheat in Maya 2012/2014"-Lutha Roy

There are many more, but these will get you
started. Best of luck on your journey!

Sajjad Afzal:

lip syncing is good but animation needs a lot of improvement.

Aaron Clement:

Too floaty. Try more moving holds.

Amartya Mukherji:

Lacks fundamentals

Richard Clark:

Need to work on timing and better poses.

Danny Kneip:

Seems like he's underwater, moving in slow motion.