Alright dudes, I have pretty much finished my main characters.

Still working on a couple of side characters. Take a look!

Side note: I'm nervous animating the character with the hair and really long arms. Do you think I should even the guy out with shorter arms? They are so goddamn long, and I want them that way but hey I don't want animating to be too difficult. 

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The extra-long arms shouldn't cause any problems animating. I've done plenty of long-armed monkeys and they got along just fine. With the dreadlocks, you could get a nice bit of secondary animation going if he turns his head fast, with the hair whipping around. But you will need to find a way to grab the puppet without disturbing the hair the rest of the time.
"Cat Ears" looks cool too.
Are the eyes finished like that, kind of black and empty and creepy (and cool), or are there going to be eyes inserted? I like the tall vertical eyes, kind of an early Felix the Cat, rubber-hose animation era, vibe about them.


Thank you! Very nice point about animating the hair. There's wire in the hair so I'm excited to see it come to life. I honestly didn't even think about possibly disturbing the hair while animating, I will keep that in mind! 

No eyes will be inserted, they will be lifeless; the eyebrows and mouth will have to do all the expressions!
StopmoNick said:

The extra-long arms shouldn't cause any problems animating. I've done plenty of long-armed monkeys and they got along just fine. With the dreadlocks, you could get a nice bit of secondary animation going if he turns his head fast, with the hair whipping around. But you will need to find a way to grab the puppet without disturbing the hair the rest of the time.
"Cat Ears" looks cool too.
Are the eyes finished like that, kind of black and empty and creepy (and cool), or are there going to be eyes inserted? I like the tall vertical eyes, kind of an early Felix the Cat, rubber-hose animation era, vibe about them.

Dude, your main characters look incredible!! I'm still new to stop motion so I'm sorry I'm not able to help you out in terms of your worries with your first character with the long arms and hair. I'm really looking forward to seeing your side characters, and I'm blown away by your style. 


Thank you so much!! I put a lot of work into them, so I'm glad it shows :)

Thanks you again for the feedback :D
Taylor Browne said:

Dude, your main characters look incredible!! I'm still new to stop motion so I'm sorry I'm not able to help you out in terms of your worries with your first character with the long arms and hair. I'm really looking forward to seeing your side characters, and I'm blown away by your style. 

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