Video: Stop-motion animation

Discussion in 'Transformers Fan Art' started by Unclejoe420, Mar 17, 2006.

  1. Unclejoe420

    Unclejoe420 Well-Known Member

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    Hi peeps!!

    Just thought you folks might be interested to see my first attempt at a TF stop-motion animation. Hope this works!!

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    Sorry about it being jerky - i didn't have a tripod handy. I used Animation Studio (part of Paint Shop Pro), and the animation is running at 10 frames per second. Flle free to let me know what you think, but be gentle!! :D 

    Unclejoe
     
  2. Gears

    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

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    That's cool. I can't wait to see it done with a more steady camera.:thumb 
     
  3. zopilote_z

    zopilote_z Well-Known Member

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    great job Uncle Joe! In fact, i think the handheld effect adds coolness to the animation
     
  4. Unclejoe420

    Unclejoe420 Well-Known Member

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    Will borrow a tripod of someone and redo this animation. Thanx for the comments anyway!
    Was thinking of doing a longer and slightly more complicated TF animation eventually, but will probably work up to that, instead of jumping in straight away.. hehehe

    Unclejoe
     
  5. CrackerBoy

    CrackerBoy Señor Member TFW2005 Supporter

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    I'm getting motion sick
     
  6. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    Thats pretty good man. I do some of that myself. The taller robots definately make it harder
     
  7. Unclejoe420

    Unclejoe420 Well-Known Member

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    Well, you try taking pix for stop motion animation without a tripod, matey!!
    :peoples:  Everybody's a critic!! :D 
     
  8. CrackerBoy

    CrackerBoy Señor Member TFW2005 Supporter

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    considering you didn't use a tripod it's damn good.
     
  9. Unclejoe420

    Unclejoe420 Well-Known Member

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    Will definitely use a tripod for my next animations - even if I have to scrounge the use of one!! hehehe
     
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    Brillant!
     
  11. RandomFerret

    RandomFerret Fuzzy Forever

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    Wow. He really does just fall over and call it an alt mode. I didn't believe it.

    You're doing good work.
     
  12. Dolza_Khyron

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    when i eventually get my self a digital camera/corder, i will be doing some of this myself and eventually i will making shorts of tranformers and such in stop motion animation, eventually with little added animated people and back grounds, well i can dream :lol  thanks for the great animation! it has reincouraged me to try it someday myself soon.
     
  13. llamatron

    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    That's pretty sweet. Look forward to seeing more! ;) 
     
  14. Unclejoe420

    Unclejoe420 Well-Known Member

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    Was just wondering which one of you has added me to your MSN contacts list? :p 
     
  15. Chaos Muffin

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    That's neat man, very impressive for a first attempt. A tripod will kill the vibrations (duh, you knew that) but it still looks pretty neat with it. Your speed is alot more faster and better than what my old cam did (my new one does'nt do stop motion, Boo)
    You can get cheapo tripods from $10 -25 at Target, Best Buy etc. Or a book will work hehe

    Here's some old ones I did, may give ya some ideas

    minicon fight (with poor lighting)
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v148/loebig/Chaos%20Muffin/miniconfight.gif

    kicker kickn
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v148/loebig/Kicker_kicked_around.gif

    Scourge transform
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v148/loebig/Scourge_transform.gif

    Prime transform
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v148/loebig/BTAlternators/Prime_transform.gif

    Die Kicker DIE
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v148/loebig/BTAlternators/Kicker_Splat.gif

    Wheelie dance
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v148/loebig/Generation%201/wheeldance.gif
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v148/loebig/Generation%201/wheelietrnsfrm.gif

    Cliffjumper (the practice one)
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v148/loebig/Generation%201/Cliffjumper_Transform.gif
     
  16. Lonewolf

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    Nice job, but a still cam would have been better, very nice however
     

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