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Schoolstuff.8 Expressions

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For this one, we were asked to do at least 4 types of expression-transitions, not just expressions themselves. The transitions could be lead by head-tilts, eyebrow motion, shoulder motion, jaw motion etcetc.
The main thing we needed to focus on is to separate skull and jaw into their own separate entities. So the skull stays mostly the same shape, while the jaw stretches and drags behind the mouvements. Though when the character is frowing for example, the whole skull tilts forward-which dictates things like the hairline shifting place, or in this case horns.

Sprinkled smear frames all over this one, and boy does it make a difference


Animated in TV paint, roughly 7 hours? And about 45 individually drawn frames, some areas are on twos, others on threes :'I
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FantasyRebirth96's avatar
Pretty good looking animation here^^ Pretty fluid~ Are you gonna post this and your other works onto Sakugabooru? 
beachblu3's avatar
This is AMAZING!!! I love it! 
Aidenblue2's avatar
It's very good Remarin ^^.
FoxcraftIsla12's avatar
I love this. It is like me after hearing the coffee maker, but I'm more CRAZY!
OmqCookie321's avatar
do you hear that? that's the Disney animators crying.

p.s keep the good work up!! Clap 
beachblu3's avatar
CuriousAboutArt1's avatar
This is really cool! Keep up the good work. :D
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0Luna123's avatar
Me waiting for the right bus be like
Bloodpus's avatar
hmmm It's so great <3
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EmpressRising's avatar
Simple, but effective. Very nice work. I like the headshape and final movement onto his elbow.
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Galvan1c-Miscr3ation's avatar
Wow, it looks fantastic!!!
BiancaWallace23's avatar
Holy cow this is so amazing! The stretching and the expressions awesome work!
Reyniki's avatar
Dang, this is super pleasing to watch. I'm no expert in animation but I just love the flow between each expression and how natural it looks <3
Really looks like he's trying to add something to an argument, someone cuts him off rudely and he goes into pouty face mode XD That's how I interpret the situation at least lolol
DevilAntRat's avatar
the change in expression after the second take (when he opens his mouth after the mouvement) is a bit weird, It's not bad but probably but based on the intent I perceive, It should be a bit more irritated but the main thing is that he changes expression after getting into poses..

It's much cleaner to use the motion to start the change in expression..
for example you close the eyes and thus lower the eyebrows during the motion and you use the moment where he opens his eyes to open them in a way that will make the new expression..
much easier than and cleaner..
AmaranthineRain's avatar
The smear frames really do seem to make a difference! 

Thank you so much for your last response on the other thread. I'm keeping it in my inbox as an easy bookmark to reference your recommendations and advice - and also so I can reply back there after trying a few things

Thank you also for the watch! I hope one day soon we can learn from each other ^^
AZ09DA101's avatar
!AweSome ArtWork!
FluffySt's avatar
oh Wow :O Great movement
mochifoxiroxi's avatar
It's so expressive and fluid! I always love seeing your rough animated work! Heart 
LimpSeatBelt's avatar
This is SO well done!! Great job!
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