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  2. I Really started to make this Robot for grand daughter. Got Side Tracked This is what came of it. Need to get back at other stuff.
  3. using amplitude with pose lets the sound aid the animation voice.avi streaming version: voice.mp4
  4. I don't believe I've heard of him before today, but it would seem he invented ASCII art.
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  6. Animation:Master has been able to use motion capture for years but it's always required expensive and complicated equipment. Not anymore! Now you don't need expensive equipment to record motion capture! No special cameras, no tracking balls! You can get motion capture from regular video like this... Get in on the Summer Mo-Cap Challenge! Learn how to do mo-cap for your A:M characters! There will be prizes including a $25 Hash Store credit for everyone who enters. Subscribe to this thread to stay up on developments Get set to... Cap Your Mo! 1 Shoot some action video I recommend you try something simple for your first attempt. Tips for good video: 2 Edit your video 3 Convert your video to motion capture Deepmotion.com will convert your cellphone or camcorder video to motion capture. Their free account lets you convert up to three video clips of up to 10 seconds each per month. You have lots of chances to try your hand at mo-capping... for free! 4 Constrain your character to the mo-cap object Your motion capture file becomes an Action Object in A:M that you will make your character follow. Part 1 (hip and legs) Part 2 (arms and spine)... Bonus tut: Matt Campbell has an alternate mo-cap process you may find useful... Matt's Video Fully constrained result: This is the BVH file I used in the video if you wish to practice with it: MAH01152Dance_Adult_Male_Alt.bvh What about the hands and fingers? We'll cover that later. 5 Use your animation in a chor Dress up your mo-cap animation with scenery, props and lighting! Video... coming soon. 6 Show your work! I bet you can think of more interesting things to do with mo-cap and your characters than I did! Maybe you can tie together a few different shots into a small story? Post your experiments and questions and comments in this thread! 7 Enter! At the end of the summer pick out your most interesting work and submit it. Everyone who enters will get a $25 Hash Store credit! Basic guidelines: -Use your original A:M character, not a stock character. -Your entry will include both your animation and your mo-cap video. You can put the video before the animation or after. -Of course, all your characters and animation will be modeled and rendered in Animation:Master! -Everyone wins in this Challenge but we might have a vote among all the entrants for a favorite entry. So if you want to vote... you have to enter! -Subscribe to this thread to stay up on developments If you are uncertain about any step... contact me! Have fun! Lets see some cool A:M stuff!
  7. Thank you that is good Time Span no rushing.
  8. Probably September. The contest hasn't started yet.
  9. I was also surprised how well preserved or cleaned up that Foxxy cartoon was. Nothing like the grainy or roughed up version of what you'd expect from something that age.
  10. Thanks All I have Been Working on him he is Almost done. When is This Contest Dead line
  11. Model will not get dust on it now .LOL
  12. I did not know about this guy... NYT Article... Ken Knowlton, a Father of Computer Art and Animation, Dies at 91His work at Bell Labs in the 1960s laid the groundwork for today’s computer-generated imagery in film and on TV.
  13. From our discussion... The Foxy Cartoon: Here's "One More Time" with original, non-traffic-ticket-related lyrics, sung by a pre-fame Bing Crosby It turns out the pilot episode of "Silent Service" is the one with the dangerous repair story I recalled... Several faces that would become familiar in the 60s were occasionally cast on "Silent Service". Here's a scene with Russell "The Professor" Johnson": @Roger @ChuckGram
  14. We'll have answers from coast to coast at Live Answer Time at Noon CDT, June 25, 2022 Comic and animation artist Alex Toth was born on this day in 1928
  15. single camera motion capture... Keep your eyes peeled for a new contest coming!
  16. Hope I get him done Thank you
  17. He looks great! There's a contest coming up that he will be perfect for!
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  19. I have been working on this Robot. This is my first time I rendered it fully Still working on A few more Thoughts. I will update progress
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