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Here’s what I have so far. More pictures to come after I’m done with my mini project 🙂

Playlist


Playlist of some of Bo’s videos!

Farnham Run Cycle


Opinions and suggestions are welcome 🙂

 

Personality walk


Proportions!!!



Farnham turnaround


Just the sides put together in motion:

Sides


I am finished with all the sides for Farnham. Next will be the hands probably. Here it is:

3 Head poses!


Title is self explanatory. Here’s Farnham:

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Full Body


Here’s the completed version of Farnham overall. I made the legs longer. Luckily I didn’t rig both sides first. I might add some details or textures later but right now here’s what I have:

Limbs


I created the right side of the body for Farnham. I did one side first and once I am done rigging and adjusting points I will just duplicate the arm and leg layers for the other side. I am not quite satisfied with it yet so I will probably change it around. The difficult part is the upper part of the arm because the points have to be in certain places for the arm to move correctly when the bone is rotated. If only I could just copy arms from other characters. That would change things sadly though.

Half body

Half body

Emooootions!!!


Unlike with Abigail, I made the emotions before I made the body. However I will start with the body before I do the head turns. Here are some samples of Farnham’s emotions:

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I started worki…


I started working on a new character. I’m not going to write to much about him mainly because I haven’t figured out what I am going to do for sure with him. His name is Farnham. Here’s what I have so far:

Image

Update!


I will be starting with a new character today! Which means I am done with Abigail yay!!! I will post pictures of my progress just as I did before. 

Abigail: Back head turn


A real quick head turn of Abigail. I just have to check the front head turn and I will be done with Abigail!

Progress: Abigail


It’s been a while since I posted. I added some actions to Abigail like running, jumping, skiping. In addition I made different hand positions. The only thing to do is check that everything works together well. I will post some samples asap.

A drawing of Abigail


A quick drawing I did using Prismacolor Color Pencils of Abigail:

Abigail’s first steps!


The first video is  a generic walk. The second has more to it as you will see.  The first one was edited a little after I posted this.


Here is the different body views with gradients for Abigail:

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Progress


Done with body turns, added more head turns to Abigail. Now I need to do walk cycle and other body actions. I will post pictures soon. Hope to be done this month and move to the next character.


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Views


I finished creating the different head views for Abigail. This is not final since I still need to add details and move some points around. I didn’t include the Back View because I didn’t like it very much =p Here it is:

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If you click on the images fast enough, it looks like a head turn!

Emotions


I finished creating the actions for Abigail’s emotions. Here’s a few of them:

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I decided to make the pants longer because of how the leg looked before. I also added gradient to the skin and eyes. I added a bow as well. Here it is:

Here is how it looked before when you bent the leg:

And now:

I will add gradient to make it look better. I have been having problems with gradients in AS. I had to bind every body part to a bone using the Bind Layer tool. I will keep searching for another way to do it though.

Here’s Abigail!


I started working on Abigail in AS8 two days ago I believe. I have finished drawing her as a whole. The colors are not final, I will add gradient to it. I already added bones and made all the layers. I still need to do the following:

  • Add gradient
  • Head turns
  • Body turns
  • Lip positions
  • Expressions
  • Walking, jumping, etc actions
  • Hand poses
  • And probably something else I can’t remember right now.

I made two noses because at first I didn’t like the first one. What do you think I shoud pick?

Abigail

Abigail


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I have finally started making Abigail in Anime Studio. I didn’t start earlier because I was testing some things out with my character Amy which you can see here. I will just use her to model Abigail. You can see it all under the category Abigail under Characters. I plan to post my progress here so please visit often.

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Spooked much?


just a quick test

Bo in his saucer


Update!


If you read my previous posts you know that I decided to make a movie with Bo. However I changed my mind and decided to make a series instead. I drew sketches of the new characters but I’m not gonna post it because it will not look that good (and you may know that if you’ve see sketch of Abigail). I’m actually debating still if I should start working before or after Anime Studio 8 is realeased, I’m not sure yet. I’m still experiencing with Anime Studio 7 with the time I have (not a lot hehe). I hope I get something done by the end of summer though. I guess we’ll have to see. Bye! Come back again!

Drawing of Abigail


I have finished drawing Abigail (digitally) and here’s the result:I don’t have a lot of experience painting so it’s the best I could do. When I start making her in Anime Studio it will probably not look like that but similar at least.

Abigail


This little girl is Bo’s biggest fan. I just drew a sketch of her and will start “buiding” her soon. Any suggestions are welcome.

Abigail

Bo needs your help!


Bo in BP


A longer animation of Bo:

Bo walking


Walking test

Bo


I have officially finished working on Bo. I will post videos of tests later. And here is the results:

Bo


Here is a restaurant that Bo will be hanging out called Burger Palace. I actually made two different ones. The only difference is the floor. I actually decided to use the second one because I think it really ties things together. I might edit the chairs because I feel like I’ve messed up on the perspective. Here is the front view of both:

Burger Place v.2

Outside Burger Palace

The story of Bo so far


Bo was out playing with his childhood friend (name) jumping from astroid to astroid. Everything was going great, but then creature slipped because he was trying to show off. When he fell he was pulled by earth’s gravitational pull but somehow (how) survived the fall. He ends up on a deserted street. He wonders around a bit looking around. Then as he turns a corner he sees some angry cats. They start chasing him, so he starts running. But he turned on a not a through street and was trapped. Luckily a girl (name) was walking at that time back from school. (she usually doesn’t go this way but wanted to get home early and it was a shorter way). At first she thought what a strange looking toy and wanted to continue but  then creature looked so scared as the cats started closing in on him that she knew he was alive. At that moment all she wanted to do was to save him. She scared the cats away looked at the creature thinking “What is this thing? Is it a rabbit? But rabbits are not blue.” She took it home anyway hiding it from her family. Creature starts really liking the girl. He always wants to spend time with her. But one day he started looking at pictures of space and started to get home sick. He thought about his childhood friend and his parents. He started crying a bit. Then he did different things to try to go back home. It sually involved him running away. Girl always found him except one time when his parents (who are like the king and queen) found him first and took him away. Creature was happy but a bit sad to leave. He was going to miss the girl and all the food. One day on his home planet, he heard his mom and dad talk about destroying planet earth because creature was exposed. Creature didn’t want that. He had to warn the girl. So he took a spaceship and rode to earth. Girl was happy to see him but creature was panicing. Since he didn’t know how to talk, he had to assemble different items to show what he meant. Girl understood and said what can we do? Creature thought of a plan and called his childhood friend. And then I don’t know what should happen so you tell me!

P.S help fill in the blanks. Even one would be great help!

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