Big-Footed Migration

Big-Footed Migration

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Big-Footed Migration



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Title: Big-Footed Migration
Pixel Artist: Stickman  (Level 6 SWAT :: 13391 points)
Posted: 10/16/2010 19:11
Palette: 12 colors
Statistics:  58 comments    98 faves    0 avatars

I've been out of work for a good while which means I have far too much time on my hands. Started this on Wednesday where I've worked on it quite solidly through out, with the aim being to get as much dynamic and smooth character animation as will permit me on such a small scale. It was going to have hands but I got use to having seen it without and didn't really feel like wrestling with yet more overlap action/folow throughs with arms and hands.

Here are some bits and bobs:

www.freeimagehosting.net/uploads/e0243d24a8.gif

It shows some stuff, but the end result came out different due to the constant, tweaks, changes and re-pixeling and back and forth workflow.

 

 


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Splurge (Level 4 Team Leader) @ 1/28/2015 17:48

Fresh from the hair dresser.


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Volrak_Rutra (Level 6 SWAT) @ 10/23/2014 10:21

I can almost hear the feet stomping when I look at this.


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Pheno (Level 4 Button Man) @ 11/3/2012 07:12

 Reminds me a bit of Braid.


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Nevercreature (Level 9 Vice President) @ 2/20/2012 06:09

Nice movements!!


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luisniel (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 1/20/2011 15:47

 Oh man, I was looking at him and waiting his fall... I don't know why. Good job.


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KrypToniTe (Level 5 Soldier) @ 11/27/2010 03:34

Nice, smooth animation too.


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Nightmare Maker (Level 8 Regional Boss) @ 11/16/2010 17:55

You have no idea of how magical this looks with a background music.


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greengun (Level 1 Gangster) @ 10/27/2010 12:43

big pimpin. lmao. fantastic, nice win :)!


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FraGMarE (Level 2 Kukyu) @ 10/26/2010 05:33

 Economic recession and high unemployment rates = great pixel art!  :D


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EdJr (Level 8 Shodan) @ 10/25/2010 08:32

Congrats for the 1st place! Your piece was really the best! 


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r1k (Level 1 Rookie) @ 10/25/2010 03:06

such a nice animation, and so much character in it.  Its no surprise you got first for it.


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big brother (Level 11 Admiral) @ 10/22/2010 12:04

The personality the creature conveys is marvellous! The way the facial features move is equally laudable. Thank you for sharing the method, too.

A few nitpicks: The fur to the lower left seems a bit jittery. The colors on the feet (particularly the soles) seem a bit glaring. It would be nicer if the shadows of the feet showed more shadow (lower color saturations and adjust balance).


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Psychotron-3000 (Level 5 Detective) @ 10/22/2010 05:49

Soooo smooth and quirky.


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Calv (Level 7 Assassin) @ 10/22/2010 04:40

That's some smooth animating.


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Slemsvamp (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 10/22/2010 04:04

He walks like a minute boiled egg with hair! Very characteristic!


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NaCl (Level 3 Hatchet Man) @ 10/21/2010 03:16

 This rocks! 


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Spherical Ice (Level 2 Dealer) @ 10/21/2010 03:01

Gaah, he's coming to get me.

 

Seriously though, this has to win. It's just so...awesome. :D


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aniljp (Level 1 Rookie) @ 10/20/2010 04:43

really good animation .. 0_o ....


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jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 10/19/2010 12:59

@adarias, previews must be 10k or less to show on the front page, (new art, weekly showcase and hall of fame.)

@stick, you blow me away!


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Weston (Level 5 Detective) @ 10/18/2010 18:52

Wow, great movement...really fluid with awesome character...those feet look heavy!


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Mistah_Bodgah (Level 1 Rookie) @ 10/18/2010 11:16

 Oh wow... that is just such a smooth animation to look at!!! :O @_@ faved!


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Stickman (Level 6 SWAT) @ 10/18/2010 11:01

@Adarias: I originally did, but it did not show up on the main page. I think it might be because of the fule size.

 


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Adarias (Level 11 Special Agent) @ 10/18/2010 08:40

animate the preview! you get nothing from the frame!


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Lizard (Level 5 Sniper) @ 10/18/2010 04:33

Oh wow that is simply beautiful.


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fawful (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 10/18/2010 04:19

Smoooooth


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Gas 13 (Level 9 Boss) @ 10/18/2010 03:24

So thats why the chosen skin didn't work lol. Sorry for double post :)


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Gas13 (Level 1 Rookie) @ 10/18/2010 03:23

Heh smooth animation and the character is full of life. The only thing that bothers is his fur on a feet that jitters. Maybe some kind of movement according to his steps could fix that, dont really know. Still a very nice animation here.


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jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 10/17/2010 18:14

Holy guacamole


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Stickman (Level 6 SWAT) @ 10/17/2010 14:13

Thank you all for the comments. I cleaned up some of the glitchy pixels on some areas. Although there's probably further bits that could do with cleaning, I think I've now reached my limit with this piece of animation.

Thanks for enjoying!

 


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Manupix (Level 11 Godfather) @ 10/17/2010 13:56

You, animation master and hero.


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EdJr (Level 8 Shodan) @ 10/17/2010 13:26

Wow, great animation! 


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greengun (Level 1 Gangster) @ 10/17/2010 08:19

#1 forsure, this is the most original one i've seen besides one other. greatwork


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Kiwi (Level 4 Shichikyu) @ 10/17/2010 06:32

 This is verily well done! I love his face, and how floppy and yet furry his coat is 8D.

You got my vote : D


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ptoing (Level 7 Underboss) @ 10/17/2010 06:02

Hah, I could tell from the preview that this was you. Probably due to the colours :)

Very nice animation and nice character. One could nitpick that there are some glitchy pixels on the feet here and there but it's minor, really.


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Hrunting (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 10/17/2010 05:50

 I think we have a winner.  I love how some of the best artists come out on the last day.  It really shows they used a lot of the time they were given.


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dpixel (Level 9 Vice President) @ 10/17/2010 04:57

That's just awesome.  Like your bits and blobs too.  *Thinking about animating mine now*


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Cilein (Level 5 Detective) @ 10/17/2010 02:25

The little grumpy face is awesome, love it - top notch smooth animation achieved! I was a little uneasy with the dark pink on his feet though - it looks a tad too saturated, still beautiful work!


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Neocrone (Level 2 Hired Gun) @ 10/17/2010 02:04

wow awesome animation and nicee facial expression^^


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Satsume (Level 10 Capo) @ 10/17/2010 01:57

wow amazing 


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Randommonkies (Level 6 Manager) @ 10/17/2010 01:47

I was hypnotized for a minute there.. I like the various colours you chose, they give it an interesting look.


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Carnivac (Level 8 Shodan) @ 10/17/2010 01:02

Excellent animation as usual and I really like the colors.


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robotic76 (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 10/17/2010 00:57

 the character is awesome and really funny, i love his face


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5angel (Level 1 Gangster) @ 10/17/2010 00:40

instant win 0_0


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Jetrel (Level 1 Intern) @ 10/16/2010 22:52

 Wow, the animation really transforms this guy.  I'll admit I didn't think much of the preview, but it's amazing how animation can make something like this look so much better.

Nice!


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KTanski (Level 1 Rookie) @ 10/16/2010 22:37

amazing animation :) i like it so much!


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dumbo (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 10/16/2010 22:10

Got my vote for sure!


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RavenBurga (Level 1 Rookie) @ 10/16/2010 21:50

Instant Win.


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Delicious (Level 8 Regional Boss) @ 10/16/2010 21:34

Holy god damn, that's awesome.


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Mistiqueshis (Level 1 Rookie) @ 10/16/2010 20:41

 Instant Win²

It's first place, certainly...Congratulations


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Gecimen (Level 11 Master Assassin) @ 10/16/2010 20:26

The colors on the feet are a bit strange but the animation, especially animation of the fur is amazing. Full of win.




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