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May 7, 2010
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Vaal Trot by Kotorigaro Vaal Trot by Kotorigaro
Look, it's Vaal! As a horse. :D

Sooo. My first animation of anything actually moving, so I really consider this skill base building rather than an actual work.

Also, I've been reminded why OCD people should never do animations. :rofl: :faint: I forced myself to give up on keeping the colouring consistent, but only after I'd worked for three days on getting the movement as close to real as I could. Thank goodness for Eadweard Muybridge's film sequence of The Trot, which was my much-needed ref!

EDIT: The speed varies depending on what browser you're using; I think Google Chrome makes it go insanely fast, I apologize, I have no idea what to do about it! :ohnoes:

Art Kotorigaro, enjoy looking, but no taking please.
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I've never critiqued before, but I would really like to write a critique as nobody else has for this. First of all, the realistic of it is really good, but I would suggest that you decrease the movement of the tail, unless you aim to make the horse run. As it is trotting, maybe you should slow the pic down a bit. I am running it on a normal google and on a pretty old laptop, but it is running a bit fast for a trot dont you think?(I read about it working differently on different browsers) Also you could decrease the changing of the highlights in some places, but most of it is fine. Overall, a really, really good gif! I'm gonna fav it for you :3 And btw, I think i'm being a bit annoying, so dont worry about this critique at all if you aren't happy with it.
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I love the glossy coat :3
darkangel8xt Aug 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I saw this and I was about to say "holy heck that's a fast horse trot" and then i read the description edit and i lol'd
NikkiiQ Jun 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow this is amazing, would you take commissions like this?
Kotorigaro Jun 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! :dummy: Unfortunately I only offer painting commissions, since they already take me far too much time, haha. Sorry! :ohnoes:
NikkiiQ Jun 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aw that's a real pitty..
strawberrypie71 Oct 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
i love it!!
Kotorigaro Oct 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sorry for the late reply! :ohnoes: Thank you! :D
outstanding aniamtion!
Kotorigaro Oct 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sorry for the late reply! :ohnoes: Thank you ever so much!
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