Hey everyone, sorry for not being around much life has been hectic and i managed to get a job so nomore free time to dawdle with pencil building (i couldn’t build it at all even there seemed to be some sort of error as the phonon libraries weren’t read correctly lol) as you see i got bit by the animation bug by seeing all those great examples you’ve been issuing in the forums , i wanted to make my own “animation sketchbook” thread, so i’ll drop some stuff in here alongside with a really old demo reel i have made up entirely with my “student” work (ugh i seriously need to update that thing omg it’s so outdated haha)
To be honest i’m just like an entry level wannabe or at least i consider myself like that regarding animation, i really need to get better! i enjoy 2D animation a lot but 3D is not strange for me. Hope you enjoy anything from this stuff.
p.s. had to take down the original soundtrack because of some copyright issues which was funny because this is an unlisted video because i havent shown this to anyone, not even my former employers haha!
Now for the next act i’ll show you some magic tricks with pencil haha (pun intended refer to joker’s pencil trick).
The first ones were done using pencil 0.5.3 it was rather hard due to the pencil tool limitation so i had to use the brush tool, which gave me some pressure sensitivity but it sucked all my energy to try to get a decent linework (damn opacity was unchangeable).
After the hand test i dont know why but for some reason i decided to work with my ubuntu distro and the pencil 0.4.4b that came with it, MAN what a change, despite not having pressure sensitivity for some reason of fate the pencil tool line flow was actually workable, so i managed to force myself to do some excercises from Tony White’s book “The Animator’s Workbook”. Then when i came back to 0.4.4b WIN version the magic was gone, it seems the linux version is superior thanks to our folks at morevna (no hard feelings pascal!) or perhaps it’s the Qt version? or maybe the way linux owns vs windows, its graphics processing?, whatever! who knows i jsut could do it better with ubuntu haha.
This is but a small set of free-spirited animations, hopefully i’ll have time to make some more and increase their complexity to show them around , let me know what you think, cheers.