Friday, 28 December 2012

Reindeer Run Cycles

Due to being phenomenally unhappy with my reindeer zoetrope, I'm redoing the run cycle on a flat surface, namely my computer screen, with hopefully more accuracy to actual ungulate motion.

Above is my zoetrope, with its floatiness and awkward leg action.

And here's my second attempt, minus ears, antlers and tail which will come later once everything's fixed up and tidied. The near front leg is still a bit floaty and not moving as fast as I'd like it, the head grows and shrinks a bit, and the shoulder blade doesn't seem to quite know what it's doing, but other than that I'm actually pretty happy with this. Eventually it'll be all cleaned up and neatly lined and everything. Eventually.

1 comment:

  1. but I just love the energy of this animation, Meg - so satisfying :)