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shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 6th 2010

Yeah, that's right! I'm going to need to do some basic animations like Food World before I can move on the Sector 43. I'm going to improve everything on Food World ( I hope so anyway..)
I'll keep you posted from this thread.


Clay Fighter Posted: Jul 7th 2010

YAAAAAAAAAY!

Will I still be voicing Mr. and Mrs. Meatball?


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 7th 2010

Yes!
Behold.. MISTER CABBAGE REBORN!


ben 2 Posted: Jul 7th 2010

whoooooooooooooooooooo getting into animation as we speak will probably be making a fourm on it


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 7th 2010

Huh? Sorry I didn't understand that last part.
I wont be animating until everything is ready. (Wont take too long don't worry!)


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 8th 2010

Everyone's so excited about this!
sarcasm >


Clay Fighter Posted: Jul 8th 2010

Well i am :D


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 8th 2010

Compost actualy has no cosmetic value!
Well, Mrs. Apple thinks so anyway.


crackin cheese Posted: Jul 8th 2010
:D

Cool I like it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I remember when you first started this
Love Mr.cabbage


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 8th 2010

Hee,Hee!
Thanks!


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 9th 2010

I don't think I'm going to bother coming on this forum anymore. Every single last thread I've ever made here sunk within a day.

BBFN.


Clay Fighter Posted: Jul 9th 2010

dont be like that :D


harryboy8080 Posted: Jul 9th 2010

Shaun, you're epicness is just too much for the forum to handle. :D


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 9th 2010

XD
Thanks Harry! :D


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 10th 2010

Pictures coming soon!


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 10th 2010

The Apple Tree
[1/3]


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 10th 2010

The Apple Tree
[2/3]


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 10th 2010

The Apple Tree
[3/3]




shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 10th 2010

Mr.Cabbages Pallace
[1/2]


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 10th 2010

Mr.Cabbages Pallace
[2/2]



shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 10th 2010

shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 10th 2010

^
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Left: Lieutenant. Cob
Middle: Colnel Corn
Right: Sergeant Crop


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 10th 2010

MacMushrooms Maggot Farm
[1/2]


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 10th 2010

MacMushrooms Maggot Farm
[2/2]



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shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 10th 2010

harryboy8080 Posted: Jul 10th 2010

This is turning out awesome! The people seem to be all vegetables though, make like a Bernie Burger or something :D


Clay Fighter Posted: Jul 10th 2010

Ermm....
Its in a vegetable patch.. i dont think there would be a burger...

BUT YOUR WRONG HARRYBOY8080!!
Mr. and Mrs. Meatball arent vegetables!


harryboy8080 Posted: Jul 10th 2010

AH HA! I just thought it was kind of like Green Roots, but you had no idea about Green Roots. Which honestly, would make a lot of sense if two people had that same idea because it is AWESOME! :D


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 11th 2010

Well...There are 4 secret charectors planned.
2 of which are meat and live in the fridge with the Meatballs!


harryboy8080 Posted: Jul 11th 2010

AWESOME! How long do you intend on it being (until it is out and how long the movie will be)? :D


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 11th 2010

Should be 4 weeks before it's done. And it will be done in episodes. Each episode will be 5:00Minutes long.
Maybe there will be a movie later on!


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 12th 2010

Nothing too exciting. I did a basic animation test. It's all good. I now know to animate in 12 FPS.


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 12th 2010

Here's the test.
Yes I'm aware the audio is slightly out of sync.


iantimothy Posted: Jul 12th 2010

I would not get your hopes up on 4 weeks for a five minute episode... unless you are shooting something like 2 FPS then It will probably take longer than 4 weeks... but maybe I am just slow... :D

by the way what frame rate are you going to be shooting at?


Ellie M Aardman Staff Posted: Jul 12th 2010

Great animation Shaun the Lamb- I can't wait to see more!


harryboy8080 Posted: Jul 12th 2010

Cool Shaun! Speak up a little though, ;) , and do what iantimothy said. What frame rate do you use? Lots of people say to start at 15 and work up to 24 fps, but I started at 30 and worked down to 24. If you have stopmotionpro, keep using that (i use it), or use monkeyjam instead of windows media player.

Here is where you can download monkeyjam if you need it.
http://www.giantscreamingrobotmonkeys.com/monkeyjam/download.html



Here's a tip from me:
If you can't make 24 fps animations smooth, make very tiny movements with your characters and use 30 or 35 fps. ;)


harryboy8080 Posted: Jul 12th 2010

It looks awesome though! :D I can't wait!


iantimothy Posted: Jul 12th 2010

I wouldn't suggest doing 30 or 35, it is more moves per second and takes a lot longer... I would say start and 24, and work your way to get to 12 (which is harder to make look smooth) then work at combining them for a great combination.


Clay Fighter Posted: Jul 12th 2010

He is using 12 FPS ! :D
HAHA!
Great animation!
Maybe try and have a lamp or somethign near by, to up the lighting, but besides that, awesome!


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 13th 2010

I animate at 12 FPS (which is what I did in the test). And the program I use is Win. Movie Maker (very profesional, right?)

Thanks everyone for the kind comments and advice!


Clay Fighter Posted: Jul 13th 2010

haha,
Sometimes i have to use WMM Because my camera doesnt connect into the pc and stay on so if my webcamera isnt working i have to use my normal camera and upload the pics...
I need a firewire cable...


VincentAnimations01 Posted: Jul 13th 2010

I started with 12.5fps a few years ago, then 15 and now 24fps. Its best to work yourself up rather than going straight into 24fps, if rushed, the film at 24fps will be a quick 'blur' of animation! Its best to start on a lower fps to get used to the animation principles and helps you to see how to manoeuvre your characters. It may not be as smooth as 24fps but it'll probably look a whole lot better even though its jumpier.


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 13th 2010

Thank you for the tip VincentAnimations!

Here's a LipSync test
"I'm an Apple"


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 13th 2010

And a little stress test for Mr. Apple

#Can you break it down like an Apple can? Can you break it down with da Apple man? Ohhhhhhh, it's the Apple Jam!#


Clay Fighter Posted: Jul 13th 2010

HAHAHA!
Awesome!
I love the dance moves!


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 13th 2010

Thanks! I tried out other moves but those were the funniest.


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 13th 2010

I feel like I'm skipping something.
Most animations 5 minutes long take a few months to make (Beaver Creek, Green Roots, Ducky Town ect ect) But I seem to be able to finish it in 4 weeks.

Could some one let me know if I've skipped anything:

1. Write script
2. Storyboard
3. Colsult people for ideas
4. Make charectors (80%done)
5. Make set (99.9%done)
6. Get lighting
7. Run tests
8. Detect Faults
9. Fix Faults
10. Design props
11. Make props
12. Animate (not done)

Have I left anything important out?


crackin cheese Posted: Jul 13th 2010

Em not from what I can see. I have an animation book called Cracking Animation by peter lord and David Spraxton and you seem to have evrything okay. The only thing I would have down as well is editing !!!!!!! |-)

p.s really looking forwardto this film


shaun the lamb Posted: Jul 13th 2010

Ooh! Peter Lord! =D

Thanks for the comment. Food World should be done in two weeks and counting!




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