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Complaining on the dock

by Arnold De Rauw

Final Rating: 5.65. Finished 30 out of 195 entries.

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Animator: Arnold De Rauw

Description: A frustrated girl is expressing her feelings to her cat.

Experience: I have studied animation at Howest DAE for 2 years.

Time taken: First save file 10/11/2021 Final save file 26/11/2021


(Commenting only available during the rating period)

Ben Zingo:

the movement feels nice, but the character's movement doesn't seem to match the intensity of the voice acting

Alyssa P:

Love the set design! I would check the weight of the character and the movement timings, since I think she feels a bit floaty.

Amir Graydon Al-Khafaji:

Hey, I really like the animations on the girl a lot, but the cat kinda takes me away from the animation. I understand not having enough time to animate both nicely, but I think maybe making it a stuffed animal or having it move less would let you focus on the real animation

Ray Jackson:

I don't think the expressions of the character quite match the delivery of the line. The body language conveys frustration, but the corners of the mouth are up and the eyebrows are relaxed so the face looks more wistful than annoyed.

On the other hand, I like how you capitalized on the setting by including animations like reclining on the dock and kicking her feet. It makes the character feel like she's a part of the environment and creates a cohesive scene.