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critique plz? by SoberDOGS critique plz? by SoberDOGS
sorry for shitty quality haha
I wanna finish this in SAI but I want some critiques before I do please???
I was going for a trot
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:iconneoyojik:
Hi! Animation is great. Front legs and paws are perfect.
There is a bit of trouble with rear legs.
First of all it looks as if it hurts steppign on them. Maybe, you could make paws a wee bit bigger to make them softly stomp as front?
Secondly, shape of thighs is like that of a human. Even very fuzzy dogs don't have streight tights. There should be cavity on rear side just above thickest part of leg. And skin on this cavity holds strong so it doesn't stretch all the way from bum to knee.
Hopefully, I managed explain clearly.
It's nice stuff so you don't really have to improve it.
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I really appreciate the fluidity of this. It moves through and loops wonderfully. On another note, I would like to disagree with NeoYojik. The movement and contact points adds a sense of weight for the viewer. Having a distinct style is also a great thing to have if you ever plan on submitting a reel to anyone or even a portfolio, it'll make you stand out and will show in better detail your evolution as an artist.

However, I think this piece can benefit from more movement of the neck and head, the rest of the body is constantly movement but the head and neck comes off as stiff, usually with canines there is at least a little head movement. But, if it is a small dog they can have little head movement, the bigger the canine, the bigger the movement though. This goes for all animals. The size can easily be better determined if a background is added.

I hope to see the finished project. This is a very stylized and lovely trot cycle so far.
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:iconflufffromhelloriginl:
I know nothing about art. I don't like the critique I had made. vuv
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Reddemon1996 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
the body needs alittle more body movement same for the head. it seems alittle stiff without that but otherwise its nice.
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littaly Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Hmmmm. If you want critique, the upper body is too stiff. You've got great movement in the legs, but the rest just doesn't seem to follow right. Like, thee tire body moves "upwards" right at the same point altogether, but I think the hips should bump slightly as the back leg lifts off the ground? Sorry I'm bad at critique XD and I think you should give the neck and hair some more natural movement as well
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SoberDOGS Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ahh thank you vwv
I havent looked at this trot cycle in a while hmm
I really should finish it ;w;
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littaly Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Lol whoops I didn't even look at the date XD I was just browsing through your animations folder.
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SoberDOGS Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
LOL that's alright. I do want to revist this some time soon.
my animations folder isnt much xD I wish I had more real animations to put in it vmv
I'm thinking of doing simple gif animation commissions soon. Like run cycles and such.
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littaly Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Haha guess I reminded you then!

Same, most of my finished animations are on YouTube because of dA's copyright laws with music and such though there's nothing I'm really proud of anymore haha

And that would be cool, people like animations XD I would do that too but if just put too much effort into it and either get bored or run out of time ^^; so for animations I stick to the little icons and loops I've already done
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SoberDOGS Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yeahh i'd probably do the same ;w; but i'd make them really expensive xD
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littaly Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Haha yeah me too XD like, 500 :points: is only about $5 soooo. Yeah expensive
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SoberDOGS Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
id probably start them off at 1000 and if they get popular I'd raise them to 1500 vwv
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