Sleeping Penguin

Sleeping Penguin

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Title: Sleeping Penguin
Pixel Artist: Weasel  (Level 1 Depressed :: 189 points)
Posted: 1/3/2006 14:37
Frames: 9
Palette: 22 colors
Statistics:  6 comments    1 faves    0 avatars

Just testing to see if I could actually animate anything, so I ended up with the oh so boring (and over used) sleeping animal...

Any c+c is very welcome, as this is my first attempt at animating anything.

Also, this was made on a white background, and intended to be used on white, so it may not look so good on a coloured backing :\

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Weasel (Level 1 Depressed) @ 8/5/2006 10:45
'Tis rather extreme, but I was going more for 'characature' anyway. Plus, first animation, so it's something to learn from.

Thanks for the input :)

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rabidbaboy (Level 4 Shichikyu) @ 8/5/2006 09:19
The inflatoback went a tad too far, I think.
Otherwise, great animation.
I like the hair moving.

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Weasel (Level 1 Depressed) @ 1/5/2006 06:58
Yeah, I was actually debating making his wing move when I was making, but ultimately I was feeling to lazy at the time. Though, I think that's something I'll add when I fix the shading on his side (heh, as usual I find something that irratates me).

Thanks muchly for the advice

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Ben (Level 1 Thug) @ 1/3/2006 18:14
It's a simple animation, but it looks great. I like the way his tail and little pompador hairstyle move.  The only suggestion I can think of is to make his wings move up with the rest of his body as he breathes in. I think that would make it look more like his stomach is expanding instead of his back. Everything else is great. Everybody likes penguins.

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Weasel (Level 1 Depressed) @ 1/3/2006 17:22
Indeed, I'd be worried if a spine did do that, but the animation is intended as a characture, or more in the vein of a cartoon, not as a acurate portayal of an animal's anatomy.

Thanks for the input though :)

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Hishnak (Level 1 Rookie) @ 1/3/2006 17:14
Ummm...why is his back going up and down like that? I mean, a spine doesn't bend like that. If you wanted that movement he would need to be on his stomach.

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