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Flying Home (Gif)
Flying Home (Gif)
Here's an update for all of you that asked for some relative motion.I put the swan flying through some clouds.I had to opt. slightly to get under limit.Slower clouds version: [img] img146.imageshack.us...






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Eve Eve
Cool!
candron candron
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stive stive
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TheShaman TheShaman
awesome bird movement! I wish I couldn't see the ground though, would be much more believable.
CarlC CarlC
size constraints are tough so this is impressive
Tarmac Tarmac
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Salvezza Salvezza
awesome
LeviRein LeviRein
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drknotter drknotter
Good job getting the motion right!
Beckie_Banks Beckie_Banks
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JORDAN792 JORDAN792
Like thee Shaman said arrrr... fluid motion me votin for
Huubbbb Huubbbb
Good motion :)
Soze Soze
great movement of the swan. Maybe another animated background was better. But swan movement deserve a vote
j58roldan j58roldan
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Tawiskaro Tawiskaro
Excellent animation.
mike.b. mike.b.
motion vote
abraham abraham
very nice gif, since you can't move the background, a very very thin clouds moving from left to right could help to emphasize the movement relative to the background. But I think this is enough to get my vote.
anabe anabe
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mihai_myxz mihai_myxz
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Mel47 Mel47
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geronslc geronslc
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matO matO
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gsenthil gsenthil
welcome back luxwiz
TJ TJ
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Martrex Martrex
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Persuader Persuader
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Serps Serps
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kat1983 kat1983
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greeneyes greeneyes
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seelcraft seelcraft
Good motion!
smee smee
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anneronies anneronies
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nat_g31 nat_g31
Nicely done.
UniqueVision UniqueVision
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Tesore Tesore
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betdoval betdoval
Fantastic movement!! :)
gbrmzrs gbrmzrs
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Heinlein Heinlein
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Ravelant Ravelant
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max&roro max&roro
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Granulated Granulated
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bigbuck bigbuck
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:-@dolly :-@dolly
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coppola coppola
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pollyO pollyO
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Comments

TheShaman TheShaman
you also wouldn't have to worry about the blue outline of the swan ;)
Luxwiz Luxwiz
@ Sean: I thought of that,but I couldn't very well put the swan out in space so I figure I'd put him high enough so the notion of relative motion was almost negligeble.That way it's only unbelievable if you look at it for a prolonged length of time.
Luxwiz Luxwiz
My first try was with a moving forest (4 frames) for a backdrop but it went way over the top in Kb (over 2Mb opt.).After spending a couple of hours on it alreadyand seeing that the contest had already started,I decided on this bird's eye view background.
Luxwiz Luxwiz
The important thing for me with this gif,was the challenge of trying to capture the synched fluid motion of the swan's whole body in flight.And for that I'm pretty happy with it...Oh and I liked that little "aura",that's why I left it. ;)
TheShaman TheShaman
I think the fluid motion of the bird is superb. thats the whole reason I voted for it brother.
Luxwiz Luxwiz
@ abraham thanks for your suggestion,it sounds like a good idea that might work nice.we're going out for the day with the family but I may give it a try when I get back. :)
candron candron
cool work , shame you didnt move the earth a little bit under it, you still had a lot of kb left, anyway good work on the bird, bravo
Luxwiz Luxwiz
thanks gsenthil...it's been too long.this place is like the hotel California-you may checkout any time you like,but you can never leave. ;)
candron candron
great upd , wow
Luxwiz Luxwiz
thanks candron...I tried abraham's suggestion and it seems to work nicely :)
JORDAN792 JORDAN792
nice update looks much better
TheShaman TheShaman
awesome update!!
Luxwiz Luxwiz
thanks for the comments and suggestions everyone,muchly appreciated :)



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 Flying Home (Gif)
by Luxwiz
Luxwiz
Created September 20, 2008
45 votes   13 comments
550w x 413h (511KB)
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