A&P My Homemade Morph animation

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  1. Yason

    Yason New Member

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    Hello,

    I finally got some time to spare and made this funny/crazy/stupid clip (you decide ) starring Morph. Using clay and stopmotion technique. Blood, guts and tears went into this.

    I hope you like it as much as I had making it:)
    On youtube hit this
    [y]jYef1i1wxQI[/y]

    Comments and constructive critisism is appreciated :noes:
    Cheers
    Yason
     
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  2. IntheWorks

    IntheWorks windin film.. takin pics Moderator

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    embedded the youtube clip for you
     
  3. The Great Deceiver

    The Great Deceiver 21st Century Schizoid Man

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    That's awesome man, introduce another character and make them interact. Create interest by using violence or solving a problem
     
  4. Yason

    Yason New Member

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    Thanx very much! :bowdown:
     
  5. Yason

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    Create violence: any ideas?:)
     
  6. UnNakedChef

    UnNakedChef 2jz Sackrider Holder

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    lol...it's so bad, it's funny the second time. Pulling off something like this that is actually entertaining is probably going to involve a great deal of work. I can't even imagine how much time it took you to do that. I'm not sure what your goals are for this, but as far as technical suggestions, work on keeping your exposure the same (especially noticeable at the beginning...maybe you were working with natural light from a window and clouds were rolling by?) and work on just a little more intermediate movement as it was a tad jerky, even for claymation.
     
  7. Yason

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    My goal is to improve my skills in stopmotion animation. I thought it wasn't that bad but improvement is surely possible. :rolleyes:
    This was the first time I made a longer clip with a story, speech and a moving character. The idea of the Morph figure is that it has no wire armature and is pure clay, so this makes good movement, especially walking difficult.

    You sound like someone with experience, do you have animation work to show for yourself?
     
  8. UnNakedChef

    UnNakedChef 2jz Sackrider Holder

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    I meant bad as in cheesy, not bad in a technical sense. :mamoru:

    Perhaps it's just a cultural difference from us mouth-breathers across the pond. :o

    So this is meant to evolve into a longer series? Are you developing a backstory or common theme to tie them all together?


    No, but I did stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night.
     
  9. Yason

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    1. I can take it when somebody says its bad, but Im happy you ment another bad :)
    2. Don't you the Morph series from Aardman?
    3. I'm not planning a series but he who knows?
    4. I also have experience in that manner :rofl:
     
  10. UnNakedChef

    UnNakedChef 2jz Sackrider Holder

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    Well, we get BBC, yes, but I don't watch it much and Morph is not really a well recognized cultural icon around these here parts. I was just wondering if you were doing this just to showcase your technical animation skills or was going to sort of a spinoff of it.
     
  11. Keiphus

    Keiphus my dog eats bears

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    Wouldn't hurt to intercut some scenes either. other than that, like others have said, the lighting gets a little stroby and the walk animations are a little funny (he glides).

    cool, though.
     
  12. fuzzynaval

    fuzzynaval Enlighten me

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    i love stop motion video...for a starting point it's pretty good. You can only get better from here.

    I wish I could do stuff like that...fun video...
     
  13. Yason

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    If you mean it, its not that hard. You only need a digital camera or webcam, some animation software (I started with a free trial version), a PC and an idea.;)
     
  14. Keiphus

    Keiphus my dog eats bears

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    When I was in highschool I did one with Legos and the police / helicopter / beach house set. It was pretty badass, but got lost a few years ago. Legos are great though, you can focus on simple animation, storytelling, and get some cool shots with the colors / construction of them.
     
  15. Soltaker

    Soltaker 03-18-2015 #NEVERFORGET

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    :rofl:

    nice job
     
  16. Yason

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    @Keiphus: there is a lot of Lego animation on YT. Some are bad, some are great. Some Lego Star Wars are amazing.
    @Soltaker: Thx
     

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