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by MarkBorok
Sun Jan 22, 2006 7:28 pm
Forum: Other Software
Topic: Interactive 3D web authoring tool.
Replies: 27
Views: 14176

You're welcome. I thought it might find some interest here and I'm surprised it hasn't been mentioned before. However, my one disappointment is that (as far as I can tell) there is no way to interactively navigate the camera through a space. You can rotate objects, but I haven't seen any examples wh...
by MarkBorok
Sun Jan 22, 2006 6:11 pm
Forum: Other Software
Topic: Interactive 3D web authoring tool.
Replies: 27
Views: 14176

Interactive 3D web authoring tool.

Called "Axel". http://www.mindavenue.com/en/products/ Looks pretty good. I can't tell how much it costs because when I click on the "Buy" button I get a 404 error (not a good sign). But I looked it up on the web and it seems like it's around $400. I tried out the demo a little and it has some nice f...
by MarkBorok
Sun Jan 22, 2006 6:06 pm
Forum: Other Software
Topic: Mac - iLife '06 Great improvement
Replies: 1
Views: 2209

And the new GarageBand allows you to make soundtracks for your movies (or was that available in iLife 05?)

Anyway, you can import video and sync up sound tracks to it.
by MarkBorok
Sun Jan 22, 2006 4:19 am
Forum: Tips & Techniques
Topic: Particle Buildings
Replies: 4
Views: 3413

It's a nice idea, but I'm afraid it doesn't give you much control over composition and the way the eye flows through the scene. Having that many buildings also creates a busy background against which your characters will be hard to see. I once was working on an illustration (never finished) with som...
by MarkBorok
Fri Jan 06, 2006 8:18 pm
Forum: Tips & Techniques
Topic: Squash and Stretch
Replies: 13
Views: 11680

Yeah, I hope the next version will have the ability to set the pivot point for any selection, not just layers.
by MarkBorok
Fri Jan 06, 2006 4:32 pm
Forum: Tips & Techniques
Topic: Squash and Stretch
Replies: 13
Views: 11680

You should only be squashing and stretching the soft parts of a character. Even if your character is all soft you should only squash and stretch the parts that are supposed to squash and stretch. In Rasheed's example, the arms shouldn't be stretching and the feet shouldn't be sliding apart like that...
by MarkBorok
Thu Jan 05, 2006 5:38 am
Forum: General Moho Discussion
Topic: Wow....Flash really stinks.
Replies: 42
Views: 18080

Lotte Rheiniger (sp?) animated a feature film, "The Adventures of Prince Ahmed", using cut-outs (like Moho) and she did it with only a small number of assistants. This was the first animated feature. I'm actually thinking about writing a book on digital cut-out animation, which would include Moho (t...
by MarkBorok
Wed Jan 04, 2006 11:30 pm
Forum: Tips & Techniques
Topic: Squash and Stretch
Replies: 13
Views: 11680

Re: Hey Mark!

seRg mOo wrote:Hi im interested on this theme. Can yo make an example in a file?

Please

Ahhh of course Happy new Years Amigos
Just do a horizontal or vertical scale of a shape while keeping the alt/option key pressed down.
by MarkBorok
Wed Jan 04, 2006 11:26 pm
Forum: General Moho Discussion
Topic: Wow....Flash really stinks.
Replies: 42
Views: 18080

I never used flash but I wanna try it out cause according to a friend it it quite good. south park uses flash to animate their eposides I think. the worst animation program I have come across so far is ToomBoom but thats my opinyion. lol have a nice day. If you didn't like ToonBoom, I doubt you wou...
by MarkBorok
Fri Dec 30, 2005 5:27 am
Forum: Animation
Topic: TOON BOOM SOLO OR TOON BOOM MOHO ?
Replies: 19
Views: 11525

The "cut-out" features are something they are only recently pushing and I think they are probably clumsily implemented precisely because the peg system was meant for doing pans and things. I haven't tried them, though, so I can't say for sure. The reason I said it's not set up for doing inbetweening...
by MarkBorok
Thu Dec 29, 2005 12:51 am
Forum: Animation
Topic: Yuri Norstein's "The Overcoat"
Replies: 5
Views: 4641

Yuri Norstein's "The Overcoat"

For those who haven't seen it, this is master animator Norstein's incomplete magnum opus. Made with layers and layers of cut-out pieces of paper.

http://www.pbs.org/weta/faceofrussia/ti ... coat1.html

http://www.pbs.org/weta/faceofrussia/ti ... coat2.html
by MarkBorok
Thu Dec 29, 2005 12:42 am
Forum: Animation
Topic: TOON BOOM SOLO OR TOON BOOM MOHO ?
Replies: 19
Views: 11525

Before buying Moho, I tried the demo of Toon Boom Studio. I found it to be counter-intuitive. Within 3 hours of downloading the moho demo, I had already applied a working skeleton to a drawing. After about 5 hours trying to use TBstudio, I was still grappling with it's "peg" system, and trying to f...
by MarkBorok
Thu Dec 29, 2005 12:35 am
Forum: General Moho Discussion
Topic: I have 2 Questions about Moho
Replies: 13
Views: 5078

is that just to keep it small? or do i miss another big advanteg in vector animation? i think it looks kind of dull and boring most of the time... One advantage to vectors; you can distort shapes without losing quality, as happens when you distort bitmaps. A second advantage; you can zoom in and ou...
by MarkBorok
Tue Dec 27, 2005 5:22 pm
Forum: Other Software
Topic: Plastic Animation Paper
Replies: 2
Views: 3107

Plastic Animation Paper

Has anyone mentioned this program? www.plasticanimationpaper.com It's for drawing traditional animation. Then you have to import the drawings into another program to color them. The low-end version is shareware and the next-highest is 500 Euros. Which is weird, because Moho has a richer feature set ...
by MarkBorok
Sun Dec 25, 2005 11:17 pm
Forum: General Moho Discussion
Topic: Merry Christmas all
Replies: 5
Views: 1535

Happy Decemberween!