Running Swordsman

Running Swordsman

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Running Swordsman

Title: Running Swordsman
Pixel Artist: pferguso  (Level 2 Kukyu :: 379 points)
Posted: 3/16/2007 10:34
Frames: 8
Palette: 18 colors
Statistics:  9 comments    1 faves    0 avatars

Here is a little samurai dude I made using Pro Motion.  I tried to make him run like how they run in movies like Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon.

Perhaps one day I will make him execute some sword swings...


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mzn528 (Level 1 Rookie) @ 1/25/2015 19:02

well done! however I feel like he might need to bounce and has some head movement, here's a pic I used to animate running:

Hope you will find this helpful!

dakael (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 12/23/2008 15:45
very goog drawing and animation is pretty fine, but his head is too stiff. like he's just  swallowed a stick ;)

umcelinho (Level 1 Thug) @ 3/22/2007 12:03
i like the animation a lot, and the drawing, the colors.... pretty good stuff! but i agree with Emanu, he should be leaning forward... he seems to be running fast, so he'd have to be leaning forward to get enough balance ;)

Mathias (Level 6 Garbage) @ 3/18/2007 01:09

Well done. It does remind me of those far out chinese movies.

Looks like he's about to strike.

Genesis (Level 1 Rookie) @ 3/17/2007 16:13
I feel that the upper body needs more movement. Right now, the walk seems like that of a chicken. :P Other than that, animation is really smooth and it looks great!

Emanu (Level 3 Chief) @ 3/17/2007 07:27
I think he should lean forward more! right now its more of a strut ;)

CsaR (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 3/17/2007 01:31
Smooth animation. The butt seems to be kinda sticking out somehow.
Also at first I thought it was a girl with a beard :).

Jellysauce (Level 1 Rookie) @ 3/16/2007 16:12
i think my only real problem with this is that it seems awkward how he is running. other than that i think it looks great.

Krysis (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 3/16/2007 15:19
Pretty smooth movements you have there... nice.

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