Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Animating the old fashion way... on Flash

Sorry I haven't been posting. But last week was a long boring work week. It wasn't even fun work. I couldn't believe I had to storyboard for the rigging, animation history, AND flash class.
Well here's what I worked on for the flash class this week.

The 1st assignment was to do an animatic. Which I didn't like because I was hoping to take the flash class to get away from storyboarding and more into animating. So I made the most of it and just messed around w/ camera movement instead... then... I got the urge to animate a scene. maan that was fun. It's not done, because I was just making up choreo out of my head as I go along. Then I came to the conclusion after animating that sequence... I couldn't finish the whole animatic in time and would have nothing to show for class. So I had to stop and postponed it. And work on the other assignment that was due.

So for the other project, we had to do the good old bounce test using the guide tool in flash. Then throw in a creature/character. Well apparently I misinterpret his directions or something. because a lot of people in class had jumping critters instead... while I was one of the rare few that had a regular ball bounce.
It was 3am, and I thought that it would finished it fast.... but I was wrong. I end up not finishing that as well haha. I will probably finish the ending and tweak some stuff later on.
But this is all there is for now.

WARNING: The following animations are very rough and can cause seizure and possibly blindness from the bad line quality and animation. Watch at own risk...... you have been warned.

It was fun to traditionally animate again. I completely forgot about timing and such and just draw at first.. but then I realize that I was animating stupidly haha. I also forgot how to do a run cycle... so that was a good refresher course.

more to come soon... I promise to upload my 3d stuff one day.

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Text Flash Animation

This flash assignment was basically to create a text animation. I was going to do one base on special effects but then I found a pretty cartoony text that I wanted to play with. You can tell the parts where i struggled and messed up, and also some troubleshooting I could not solve. The animation is inspired by pixar's intro as well as a scene from the Simpsons. Sorry I didn't add any sound.

side note: animation had little to no in between, thus the choppiness. sorry

EDIT: okay so... i keep having a lot of trouble uploading a converted flash movie file that plays correctly. I think this works will finally work. and pay no attention to the watermark haha.

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

3rd environment

Yay! I was able to finish the 3rd Flash environment before class today.
Not very proud of this piece. The color isn't as great as as i wanted but it was fun to mess around.
Comments and criticism are welcomed. Enjoy

Monday, September 1, 2008

My 1st Blog! yaay!

So I have finally decided to create a blog and start posting my things up! huzzah!

This is for the Flash class i'm taking. The homework was to just to create a setting and 3 different versions of it to get use to the program.

I decided to try a more graphic style on this just for fun. I only have 2 versions as of now. It's nothing fancy, so don't expect too much from me. Here you go!

I'll post the 3rd one up once I finish it.
Until then feel free to leave comments and/or criticism.
... this is my first time... be gentle haha