But.... I'm just a repairman!

But.... I'm just a repairman!

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But.... I'm just a repairman!

Title: But.... I'm just a repairman!
Pixel Artist: EdJr  (Level 9 Nidan :: 12161 points)
Posted: 7/13/2013 20:33
Statistics:  24 comments    18 faves    0 avatars

- It doesn't matter.... Our circus has fired our only clown, and the man-on-plate-on-stick-on-ball-on-rope-ten-meters-high trick won't be done by itself.... Now MAKE ME LAUGH!

Well, that's what I came up with for the weekly challenge. Actually, I instantly saw a jester when I first glanced the bottom-right sprite....

.... And since I liked the experience of (attempting to) make my first animation, I gave it a second shot. Maybe I exaggerated on the number of elements that move here, so I couldn't give proper attention to all of them (and that's why I unfortunately mirrored the arms and balls [?]), but, although I found it veeery difficult to animate, it turned out smoother than I expected, except for the subject's legs, the rope and the little guy there (because I honestly just ran out of patience). Lots of hours of work anyway, it took me all my free time during the whole week. There's a lot to be improved, but I'm really sick of looking at this guy. And I totally forgot the transparency requirement, so I had to improvise. =p

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I hope you like it! Critics really, really welcomed!

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EdJr (Level 9 Nidan) @ 2/25/2015 04:01

Edit: Oops.

EdJr (Level 9 Nidan) @ 2/25/2015 03:54

And I missed your comment, hahaha

I'm really glad you like it!

Mrmo Tarius (Level 10 Master Sniper) @ 10/24/2014 09:41

Holy crap I missed this one. Amazing O_O

EdJr (Level 9 Nidan) @ 10/22/2013 09:46

Thank you all!

MtL (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 10/20/2013 11:25

 I really like this.

Great job! 


Bandersnatch (Level 1 Thug) @ 7/27/2013 06:26

You deserve the #1 spot. Great job on the hands and colors.

Neela (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 7/23/2013 10:29

Wow, everything about this is just awesome! Great work man :-D 

PessimistPoodle (Level 2 Peon) @ 7/19/2013 07:48

I love the palette and that smooth animation!

EdJr (Level 9 Nidan) @ 7/19/2013 07:05

I wish I could have managed to do it on all the parts in time, but I'm so slow! =(

Thanks again guys!

Frario (Level 6 Made) @ 7/18/2013 18:40

The sub-pixeling on the hands <3 <3

Mathias (Level 6 Garbage) @ 7/16/2013 09:46

That animation . . . wow.

Theoden (Level 10 Operative) @ 7/15/2013 08:36

You did a very good job with animating small movements with subtle AA colors.

failureboy (Level 7 Assassin) @ 7/14/2013 21:03

nah, it was a long week and mine isn't half as good as this.  I know I sound like a loser but there are a ton of good entries.  Still, green ribbons are good, I agree. 

EdJr (Level 9 Nidan) @ 7/14/2013 19:59

Oh man, this is the last thing I wish people to say because of my work! :(

I'm not trying to convince you, but my personal thought nowadays is that winning awards is secondary. The real point for me is that I'm learning something new (or trying, at least), interacting with the community (even if it's in a "weak" way) and - most importantly - having fun! I have just as many green ribbons as you do, and I really don't feel like I'm skilled and dedicated enough to change this for now, but that's no reason for me to stop joining the challenges - on the contrary, I find those happy faces way cuter than numbers, haha.

But really, please, don't be discouraged because of me, that's exactly the opposite of my intentions! Train and ask for help if you think you need to, but have fun anyway!


Sorry if I sounded like a shoddy self-help book, haha

But if you think it's good enough to be on the gallery, just post it! =p

failureboy (Level 7 Assassin) @ 7/14/2013 18:22

I'm officially discouraged from entering this contest 

StarQueen (Level 1 Depressed) @ 7/14/2013 17:48

 Putz cara ,  animação incrível essa .. só devo elogios.. 

EdJr (Level 9 Nidan) @ 7/14/2013 16:50

Thank you so much guys!

Phill (Level 7 Cuttlefish) @ 7/14/2013 09:07

 This is superb, a master piece!

epoxy (Level 1 Rookie) @ 7/14/2013 08:24

Very spirited!

moondrome (Level 7 Merfolk) @ 7/14/2013 04:57

 I can see there's a lot of work here... it came out great, palette and style reminds me of simon the sorcerer too!

whiteRufas (Level 1 Gangster) @ 7/14/2013 02:35

Muito Bom!


Jinn (Level 11 Cthulhu (The Call of Cthulhu)) @ 7/13/2013 23:51

Me lembrou muito as animações dos jogos Simon the Sorcerer (I e II), ou seja, excelente!

ParkerBabyDiaperCompany (Level 2 King Checker) @ 7/13/2013 22:44

Wow. Really nice work.

helio (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 7/13/2013 21:00

 Cara, ficou incrivel! Vai ter um dos meus votos, com certeza.

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