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Artwork => Finished Works and Works in Progress => Topic started by: pscheunemann on July 23, 2008, 01:14:23 pm

Title: Heroes - Project
Post by: pscheunemann on July 23, 2008, 01:14:23 pm
I wanted to post this project for some time now, it is a series of promotional intros I'm doing for my town's local TV network...
basically they're supermarket mascots and they need a different theme evey couple of months; so far I've done 2 themes.

But first I'll introduce ya to the little guys:

Super Pedro:
(http://i267.photobucket.com/albums/ii307/pscheunemann/hiperecon.jpg)

Incredible Jr.
(http://i267.photobucket.com/albums/ii307/pscheunemann/Supereconmico.jpg)

wireframe:
(http://i267.photobucket.com/albums/ii307/pscheunemann/both.jpg)

The super-mobile  ;D :
(http://i267.photobucket.com/albums/ii307/pscheunemann/carro.jpg)

and you can view a preview test of them in action on youtube:


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ok, so now to the first theme, which is country/folk based (don't realy like it, but it's a big thing that time of year in my country, with many festivals going on):

(http://i267.photobucket.com/albums/ii307/pscheunemann/country1.jpg)
(http://i267.photobucket.com/albums/ii307/pscheunemann/country2.jpg)

and for the final result look them up on youtube:


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the second theme, I had them go on a fishing trip, 'cause again it was fishing season in my country, it's when people go up the amazon's basin, or to rivers nearby to fish:

first i did the river and its surrounding:
(http://i267.photobucket.com/albums/ii307/pscheunemann/river1.jpg)

river wireframe:
(http://i267.photobucket.com/albums/ii307/pscheunemann/river2copy.jpg)

their boat:
(http://i267.photobucket.com/albums/ii307/pscheunemann/barco1.jpg)
(http://i267.photobucket.com/albums/ii307/pscheunemann/barco2.jpg)

Fishing:
(http://i267.photobucket.com/albums/ii307/pscheunemann/fishing2.jpg)
(http://i267.photobucket.com/albums/ii307/pscheunemann/fishing1.jpg)

and for he final video look up in youtube:

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So this is it, the next theme will probably be on the olympic games, which I'll be posting here soon...I hope i didn't exceed in details or images.
*any construtive critics are very welcome!

*it was all modelled and rendered in anim8or, other programs were only used for video editing.





Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: fik on July 23, 2008, 01:33:13 pm
This has to be the best work I have ever seen done in Anim8or. Great what more can you say !!!!
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: yetipenguin on July 23, 2008, 02:00:01 pm
this.is.amazing...i wish i was this good... :-[
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: RnDr FOX on July 23, 2008, 06:47:41 pm
WOW i love the lake render. This looks like the short videos you would see on cartoon stations
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: pscheunemann on July 23, 2008, 11:34:33 pm
Thank you guys for the compliments and for all the support!...
the next theme should come out sometime in august...this time they're going to the olpympics..:D

Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: Wolven anim8or on July 24, 2008, 02:06:38 pm
Ace ace and ace! fantastic work there! I love the figures as well as the lake :)
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: Tanzim on July 25, 2008, 07:49:58 am
That river was stunning, you have shown me Anim8ors true potential, raytraced I suspect?
Though your animation could with some tweaking, they seem to be sliding.
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: pscheunemann on July 25, 2008, 07:22:14 pm
thank you^^^^
it was scanlined!
Tanzim,  I have to work on animating, and you say sliding when they're walking!?...
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: kreator on July 25, 2008, 08:19:11 pm
Just shows you all what anim8or is capable of doing don`t it !
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: Dosser on July 26, 2008, 02:40:53 am
yeah, those are simply amazing

How long did they take you to make?
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: devilGames on July 26, 2008, 11:03:50 am
They are amazing, they slide when they do the dancing bit at the beginning of the first one, and when they walk up the metal thing inside the freezer
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: pscheunemann on July 26, 2008, 02:53:04 pm
^^^^that is true, the sliding problem is something i find difficult to cope with, specially on walking sequences...
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: headwax on July 27, 2008, 12:14:49 am
http://www.anim8or.com/ubb/Forum1/HTML/014682.html
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: pscheunemann on July 28, 2008, 04:43:29 pm
^^^^Thank you, that was really helpfull...I'll start using weight bone influence from now on, they seem to work a lot better...
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: headwax on July 29, 2008, 02:39:34 am
No problem. I like your work a lot.

Maybe you can do a tut on making the spray around the boats? It's very effective.

cheerios
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: pscheunemann on July 29, 2008, 06:15:31 am
thank you Dosser, it takes me about two weeks to do each theme, maybe less if I work on it non-stop..

thank you headwax, good to hear(read XD) that!....... and for the water spray...at first I wanted to do some morph wavy effect on the water, but that would be a hell of work since the boat was moving, so I settled for the spray...
I created fire particles in Terranim8or then in anim8or I changed the particle colors from fiery to a more watery palette, after that I rendered it against a green screen and composed it to the final boat scene in After effects...
I found it a lot easier to manipulate it that way, and it took me less rendering and animating time...if time wasn't a problem I would have morphed the water around the boat and rendered the spray within anim8or.

And I'll come around making tuts eventually, never done one.....:)


*By the way if anyone noticed on the youtube videos, the language they're speaking is portuguese and all they do is introduce themselves....so don't get spooked, they're not uttering any sort of voodoo chant or something like it...XD
 
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: PLanAhead on July 30, 2008, 02:56:54 pm
Top notch work here!

I have to say the models kinda scare me. The blank happy stares are less like heroes and more like evil dolls one might find on a child’s dresser in a bad horror movie.

Technically they are good models, and well animated, just kinda scary.

I like the capes flowing in the wind.

I would like to see how you used Teranimator to make the water. I haven’t had much luck with the fire plug in.

Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: headwax on July 31, 2008, 05:32:14 am
After effects ? Hmm :) Thanks pschuennmann
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: pscheunemann on July 31, 2008, 08:00:20 pm
"I have to say the models kinda scare me" lol XD, maybe the lidless eyes gave you that impression...:D
thank you by the way...

and headwax, i used After Effects, but any video-editor with chroma keying works as well...
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: Aarangend on August 05, 2008, 05:27:10 am
wow how do you do that?
Did you use reference images off the internet or did you just free hand it?
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: pscheunemann on August 07, 2008, 09:33:05 pm
on modelling it was all free hand, but for the textures, some I did myself and others i took off the internet...

I'll be posting more stuff soon, I'm almost done rendering...
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: almost cool on August 07, 2008, 10:42:15 pm
beautiful texturing, good job!

makes me feel a lil jealous  :-[
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: pscheunemann on August 13, 2008, 02:44:52 pm
^^^^thank you :)

I uploaded a running Test sequence that I'm working on for the olympic theme, the project is finished, but still got some rendering to do...meanwhile take a look at the preview:

Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: lynn22 on August 13, 2008, 05:05:05 pm
I love your animations and the cute characters, great work :)
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: machineman9 on August 16, 2008, 12:02:10 am
I think the characters are a little too shiney.

Aside from that, it looks fantastic
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: pscheunemann on September 02, 2008, 01:05:10 pm
I wanted to post this when the olympic games where taking place, but the rendering delayed, and I had tons of other stuff to do at work...so I finally finished the new theme, and as I said previosly, it is about the olympic games.

here is a pic of how the stadium looks like:
(http://i267.photobucket.com/albums/ii307/pscheunemann/stadium2.jpg)

The video on youtube:


^^^^I planned to do some more sequences,  but settled with running and jumping.

hope you guys like!:)
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: neirao on September 02, 2008, 01:17:54 pm
Muito legal paulo! parabéns!

Neirão - Brazil
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: neodelito on September 04, 2008, 08:27:41 pm
wow.. this is a proffesional work.. but they are so happy... that smile...
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: Mactetra on September 05, 2008, 06:57:10 am
really good modeling, but in the run sequence they look more like they are walking than running.

have a look at some movies at people running to see how you can improve the running animation
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: pscheunemann on September 10, 2008, 05:24:04 am
Obrigado neirãoBR (thanks neirao)

...hahaha neodelito, everyone points out the cheesy smile.

and Mactetra... walking!?...you could say they're at least jogging! ;P
but i do see what you mean, I need to improve my animation, and part of that problem comes from never using reference footage...thanks though.
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: pscheunemann on March 16, 2009, 04:31:56 am
...haven't updated this in a long time..

here is the latest animation, and its hind/Bollywood themed:
&feature=channel_page

I used anim8or for the characters only this time, the rest of the background was composed in After Effects!....the animations are mostly the same old ones...except on the part they dance thriller...XD...
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: Tanzim on March 16, 2009, 10:17:48 am
LOL, really good.
My crits are that in dance scenes, there's usually and leading lady and man, and the never do backflips, but otherwise, great work.
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: Anton on March 22, 2009, 12:18:01 pm
Hey can i use those figures in my movie please ? , il remember to use ur name in my movie , you can send it to epos333@gmail.com :)
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: Tanzim on March 23, 2009, 09:11:47 am
Anton, I'd suggest that you create your own instead, instead of using someone else's work, that way you can be proud that you did it all on your own and learn a lot from having created it yourself.
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: Anton on March 23, 2009, 10:44:20 am
Ja its true , practise makes perfect thanx :)
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: pscheunemann on April 25, 2009, 01:56:42 pm
Thanks Tanzim!

Anton,
You can use them if you want! but like Tanzim said, it's way better to create your own! :)
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: Arik_the_Red on April 26, 2009, 12:51:16 am
Besides that, these characters are sort of committed to a business image... wouldn't be quite right to take that identity, would it?
Title: Re: Heroes - Project
Post by: pscheunemann on May 09, 2009, 04:42:29 am
true, but the broadcast area is so restricted it wouldn't have much effect at all....but ur right arik! it is still the image of someone! even if from a small unknown town! XD....

....I'll be posting some more of these guys soon! I'm trying to improve the models and all!
cheers!