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  1. Patrick
    January 9th, 2013 08:11 AM
    Patrick
    Just saw it. I thought it was really cute. I suppose I should get back to playing around with After Effects, I sort of forgot it existed after the last product/project (I have no idea what to refer to it as, contracted work or something) I did. I think you didn't really need an elaborate BG, it wasn't really the point. However, it was effective for what it was. What class was that, anyway?

    And yeah, I can't animate like that. I can only do frame by frame. I'd have to be taught (by force, an impossibility at this point seeing as I'm only in school now for game production and/or management) how to animate using that method which I don't even know the textbook term for! It can be a drawback when you're trying to get things done for clients fast who are only looking for quantity. :(

  2. Patrick
    January 9th, 2013 07:20 AM
    Patrick
    Haha, well, you gotta do what you gotta do.

  3. Netto Azure
    January 9th, 2013 01:01 AM
    Netto Azure
    Well a lot of people like it. But always water for me.

  4. xxkaylabby
    January 8th, 2013 06:56 PM
    xxkaylabby
    lol that's why i want a tablet :3

    what's SAI?

  5. Patrick
    January 8th, 2013 05:02 PM
    Patrick
    That's how you do it, actually. Still, it does look a lot like keys and extremes rather than inbetweens, but maybe its just moving so fast that I'm not noticing subtle movement? Well, either way, you've got the right idea.

    As for scenery, I do agree that it's often overlooked or underappreciated without something for the viewer to connect to. There's nothing inherently wrong with just doing environments, I mean, its worked for various artists in the past, but I think it's down to subject matter. That is, if it's just scenery, what is it about the image that gets peoples attention? What draws the eye? These are things I'm sure you know, I'm just mentioning them casually.

    Backgrounds are really important in entertainment media, though (and probably even more overlooked, unfortunately), because you can set the mood of a scene or a level with just the right aesthetics. It's always super cool to me, actually, and I try to pay attention to the backgrounds in animations (mostly feature length films) and games when I can, because there's a lot of detail behind those things that's really fun to pick up on. It's also cool to think about the talent that went behind them. I also sometimes look at the backgrounds in TV cartoons. Dunno why, it's not as necessary, but you can still pick up on styles that way provided that it isn't completely flat.

    One of my favorite things to do, when I can do it, is take a look at behind the scenes books of various Disney and Pixar films. You know, you're standard "The Making of" books. Along with really fun character design concepts and sketches, you're also treated with background concepts and stills, which have an amazing beauty, and without the clutter of props and actors, you can take the painting all in. Well, I guess that kind of only applies to 2D films. With 3D it's more conceptual.

    I also kind of find the concept art of 3D enviroments a lot more telling, as well, and I feel they set the mood better. I can admire the talent that attempts to translate as much of that feeling from the 2D piece into the final 3D product, because it doesn't always work.

    Anyway, though, I guess the point is, there's plenty of people who'll still appreciate a beautifully crafted scene, but I do think it comes down a bit to why a person is interested in whatever they're viewing in the first place. :)

  6. xxkaylabby
    January 8th, 2013 12:56 PM
    xxkaylabby
    :3 do you use an art tablet? or just your mouse on photoshop?

  7. xxkaylabby
    January 8th, 2013 12:33 PM
    xxkaylabby
    yes. everything is perfect:3

  8. xxkaylabby
    January 8th, 2013 11:59 AM
    xxkaylabby
    yes it does. it's perfect.

  9. xxkaylabby
    January 8th, 2013 11:57 AM
    xxkaylabby
    ._.
    seriously lol xD

  10. xxkaylabby
    January 8th, 2013 11:40 AM
    xxkaylabby
    omg Fennekin<333 *screams* its beautiful.

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Posted August 7th, 2013 at 12:06 PM by Pokestick, good times. Comments 1
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Posted February 11th, 2012 at 04:32 PM by Pokestick, good times. Comments 3
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So MangaStream has stopped scanlating Shounen Jump comics entirely. I would be okay with this if the license holders actually provided a proper alternative, but a web version of Jump that comes out three weeks late (when amateurs on manga sites can have it out in a matter of hours) AND is only available in the US, I would not consider being a proper alternative. Not when it really wouldn't be that hard to put some actual effort in getting things out there.

As it is now the entire...

Posted July 29th, 2011 at 11:52 AM by Pokestick, good times. Comments 2
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Posted April 8th, 2011 at 10:45 AM by Pokestick, good times. Comments 5
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HOT GIRLS WITH GUNS.

Now that I have your attention, ahem.

I like this new season :3

The biggest anticipation on my side is for the TWGOK continuation, but maybe that's just me. But there are various series worth watching popping up.
Steins;Gate came early on. And even though it's quite confusing at first (I haven't read the graphic novel, y'know), it looks like something that will develop well. And double-season anime tend to be a bit slow at first,...

Posted April 5th, 2011 at 10:06 AM by Pokestick, good times. Comments 5
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Oretachi ni tsubasa wa nai.
What is it with the incest series with the long names that manage to come every single season? Oh well.

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