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October 19, 2006
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:excited: FINALLY! I apologize for the long wait. . .it seems I never could get around to uploading this thing. Well, viola, here it is, Birds of a Feather!
And I thought Pandora's Book was a challenge. . . XD
This was my flash project for the entirety of the class last quarter. This was a project split between advanced 2d and advanced flash animation, the assignment being to produce a 90 second short with lipsynching and character acting with frame by frame animation. It took me the whole 11 weeks from concept to completion, and let me tell you. . .that was a crunch. I was literally coloring this thing up until the last hour of the last class. At this stage I am very happy with it. There are still some timing issues--I think this thing could seriously be 5 minutes long and feel better for it--and for my demo reel, I plan to work on that aspect. So this is in essence, a work in progress. I'd like to polish it further, maybe take it into after effects and really make it kick ass.
Flash couldn't handle some of the camera moves--apparently movie clips freak it out, so bear with the choppiness in some areas.
This was all hand-drawn animation--no tweens and no rotoscoping. I appreciate your constructive criticism, especially concerning the animation. Anything with which I can continue to improve my work. Thankyou.

Wanna know more about the story? >link

Flash 8
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Given 2006-11-15
Birds of a Feather by *Etoli is an outstanding frame by frame animation about a child finding a new friend both with passion to explore. ( Suggested by Alamus and Featured by Age2003 )
ClaireThorenz Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  New member Student Artist
very cute *-*
Dasha1Blaze Featured By Owner May 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
what program is this done?
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Akynn Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
... I haven't seen this one in ages. It feels so good to see it again ^^ I love it.
WhiteSpringFlowers Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
so cute!!!!!!!!!!
soulskate2000 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
PuffyMarshmellows160 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Student General Artist
OMG I LOOVE THE FLYING RAYS!!! I WANT ONE!!lol jk but serisously adorable!
yeexmai Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012
aww this is so cute :D
Shakapapa Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2012
i enjoyed this a lot. I am taking my first animation class in flash and am impressed that this is all hand drawn with no tweens.

Awesome concept and look!

two thumbs up
mosspelt21 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I absolutely love this! So adorably cute, and a great little story as well :)
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