Apr 27, 2009
Yzma Attempts to Lift Her Purse
Okay, so I was going to wait until this animation was completely finished before posting it on the blog, but I can't hold in my excitement much longer. I decided it would be fun to animate Yzma from the Disney film, "The Emperor's New Groove," for the heavy-lifting assignment for my 2D Character Animation 1 course, and so far I'm having a blast. This animation is fairly rough. She's missing a face, and a few of her in-betweens toward the end aren't finished, but her movement is there and that's what I'm most excited about. This is really my first crack at full character animation. Of course I did have a little experience with the Mushu head turn, and I animated the dessert-stranded flour sack in Animation 1, but really this is it. I couldn't be happier with the results thus far. I'm quickly starting to fall in love with Character Animation. Oh no!
Since I'm still in the tweaking phase, I'm definitely open to suggestions and critique. I want this to be a good piece for my demo real.