Stop Motion transformation Gifs

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by OptimusTimelord, Oct 7, 2014.

  1. OptimusTimelord

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    From what I remember, the tfcog.com site is literally just short audio clips directly from the cartoon (I think it was pre-DVD days?) so you'd get the same result just ripping audio yourself. AFAIK there isn't a collection of the isolated effects themselves (I pretty much just use the finished soundtracks as-is for my vids). I know a lot of the effects were recycled from other things (Star Wars etc), so depending what you're after there may be other ways to find them.
    Well that's just Prime! :thumb 
    Top work! Now build a rig that does mass shifting ;) 
     
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    that's actually a really good point. I imagine someone should set about finding a way to get these effects and clean them up much in the same way that they recovered, cleaned and produced the soundtracks
     
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    I like that a lot. The sound effects really add to it too
     
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    Oh yeah! It's been a while since I've had time to animate, but I suddenly got a dearth of time on my hands, so I instantly jumped behind the camera.

    The only part I was really unhappy with was the arm stutter at the end, I didn't realize I messed up a few frames until the editing room, and by then it was too late.
     
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    My Earthrise Wheeljack stop motion!
     
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    Thanks
     
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    From the same producer of the multi Megatron vid

     
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    @Lumaken, that was incredible! Definitely my favorite one you've done so far.
     
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    The Wheelies cracked me up :lol 
     
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    Woah, thank you so much!!:oops:  It’s also my favorite one:D 
     
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    Yeah I really enjoyed that, great work! Love all the little stuff like G1 Ironhide's launcher coming out of his back :thumb 
     
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    It's not often I get to use a title from Doctor Who, but here we are: The Ark in Space!

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    Thanks again to @Bot Sculptor for the wonderful Ark and Cybertron models. Decepticon ship to be edited in at a later date!
     
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    Love that animation on Trailbreaker! These never cease to amaze me.
     
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    Amazing as always. Just curious, how long does one of this GIFs normally take for you to make?
     
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    Simply wow!

    Just curious, Do you use a green screen? Is made out of paper, cloth, or something eles?
     
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    I had to watch that twice because I can't believe how much work you had to put into it. Awesome job!!!!

    Yeah I have to agree, the Trailbreaker animation is great! I just keep on focusing on it.
     
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    Since it all involves existing assets (both the interiors and exteriors of the ships). Do you have any plans to recreate the big deleted section that happens between blast off and the asteroids?

    Starting from 0:50
     
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