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How are all you?
I have made a IRONDUCK Fight Test
Could you please take a look and tell me what you think?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1jbgahT ... e=youtu.be
Please tell me whats wrong and what works!
It's a good start Lee. You know the action you're attempting to communicate. Lots of times beginning animators and even some experienced ones don't have a clear idea about the statement they're trying to make when it comes to effectively describing action.
The thing that's missing the most in your scene is a sense of exaggerated action. Broad, dynamic movement needs to be emphatic and overdone in order for it to be perceived clearly. It's different than live action. You need to go beyond hat you would normally expect to see as far as your key poses are. Research 'Line of Action' and you'll see what I mean. You also need to work on the timing of your poses.
You're definitely on the right track. With study, observation and practice you'll be amazed at what you'll be doing with your future work.
YouTube or Google "Principles of Animation' and take advantage of the lessons that are available on the Web.
Here's your video embedded. Thanks for posting and good luck.
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