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Spent 10 minutes looking for the right category so I hope it works

LOOK GUYS, I DID IT. I ACTUALLY FINISHED AN ANIMATION.

I've been working on this for two whole days, and I'm glad I did :lol: It's the first time I actually finished some serious animation, and first time animating a walking character. I'm really pleased with it c3
I definitely want to make more in the future! I had lots of fun making this one.


Next step: Skye singing to a song, YES.

Little reminder that I'm a complete amateur at this, I only made it the way I felt it should be. I used no ref either so there must be mistakes here and there xD So if any animator student/ professional sees this, tips and tricks are more than welcome :heart:

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Drawn and animated with: PS CS5.
Number of frames: 10

Skye and animation © Me.
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:iconkotorikurama:
kotorikurama Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Filmographer
nice walk cycle^^
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:iconfoxdragonlover:
FoxDragonLover Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love Skye's body :meow: it's slender but you can easily see muscle and nice contours~. I know I've said it before, but you really understand how bodies are put together and how anatomy should be :3 excellent job! :heart:
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:iconkatunu:
Katunu Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is amazing ! Such smooth animation!
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:iconi-love-spyro:
i-love-spyro Featured By Owner May 20, 2014
haha lol i know what you mean .. it take me a bit to find the right category ( wean i upload lol )
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:iconbullykiller113:
BUllyKiller113 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I remember this guy.
Hes a cool guy. TuT
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:iconparkourdragon:
ParkourDragon Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2014
That is awesome!
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:icondragonwhisperer23:
DragonWhisperer23 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
AMAZING!
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:iconross-sanger:
Ross-Sanger Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014
Excellent, very smooth :nod:
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:iconshadow9035:
shadow9035 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
cool
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:iconveriothis:
Veriothis Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer

Btw I am using a inchworm animation DSI on my Nintendo 3DS

just trying to figure out those legs u just did there and using my own imagination of my dragons

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:iconveriothis:
Veriothis Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer

I just like your animations I like dragons since my childhood

and thinking of trying to make a animation for it I was

wondering how hard is this? I tried drawing a couple of front legs and back legs and.....omg forgot where I was lol btw great dragon

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:iconpure-dragon97:
Pure-Dragon97 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013  Student General Artist
Well I was just watching this for like five minutes because it's so beautiful and I noticed his far front paw seems to get smaller, other than just the angle and such I mean, which would imply it moving away from the viewer a bit (like he's moving his paw in a thin oval rather than just forwards and back), but I don't see his other front paw moving towards us. Then again I am tired and his feet move a bit fast so maybe I'm imagining things. xD
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:iconocenflower:
ocenflower Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
i love it Clap 
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:iconaudreylatias:
AudreyLatias Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2013
I look forward to your next project with Skye
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:iconskilfor:
SkilfoR Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very Cool \(^0^)/
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:iconshadi-moonkeeper:
Shadi-Moonkeeper Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i showed my friend this, and her reply was, "kill me now."
ovo"
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:iconfaiienshadows:
FaIIenShadows Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Does anyone no who created the character skye? 
I have seen him in a a lot of pictures, but I haven't seen him in any of the spyro games....
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:iconartytodd:
Artytodd Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013
.... you do not know your Spyro. He is an oc for god sake!
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:iconfaiienshadows:
FaIIenShadows Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You don't need to be rude! Skye is a fan made character, where is he the original Spyro character?
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:iconcontarai:
Contarai Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2013   General Artist
Skye is *Fourth-Star's character. don't worry, I'm not just looking at whoever made the animation and making a blind assumption XD I do know this.
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:iconfaiienshadows:
FaIIenShadows Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wait, I thought that Cynder-and-spyro-fan owned this character?!?!
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:iconcheteah:
Cheteah Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013
*Fourth-Star IS Cynder-and-spyro-fan xD
She just made a new account because of the past...
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:iconfaiienshadows:
FaIIenShadows Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
YAY! I loved her art, so glad to have her back:D 
Thanks for telling me:)
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:iconcheteah:
Cheteah Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013
cx
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:iconfaiienshadows:
FaIIenShadows Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:3
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:iconfaiienshadows:
FaIIenShadows Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Sweet, cause I have seen other people use the character, and wasn't sure weather it belonged to someone.
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:iconbriandtanq:
BriandTanq Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013
in what program do you made it, do you have to pay for it?
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:iconfizzymoth:
fizzymoth Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It says she drew it and animated it in Photoshop CS5
Photoshop does cost money, like. I think it costs a loooot. ;_;

But you can buy Photoshop Elements for around $100. It's about the same thing, just less awesome and you can't do as much.
I have Photoshop Elements 8
it costed $100 at the time, I bought it in year 2009
so if anything it may even be cheaper now ^-^
you can animate with it, you'll just have to learn how to do it
and it's hard
I can only do blinking and stuff like that om
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:icondragobot:
Dragobot Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
whoa...he's ALIVE!
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:iconneffertity:
Neffertity Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I never get tired of watching this one move. :love:
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:icondragonford:
DragonFord Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
you may want to do a run cycle to
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:icontrishamonstah:
Trishamonstah Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is awesome.
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:icondragonford:
DragonFord Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
now that is cool wow
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:iconliighty:
liighty Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I always did want the name Skye... great job! it's all smooth, real neat... unlike my stuff T^T wish I could be as great at animating someday, but right now I gots to work on improving art... keep up da good work!
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:iconvallitan:
Vallitan Featured By Owner May 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
honestly, do you work for a proper animation company? because im starting to wonder, with skills like yours you must be a professional.
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:iconacayth:
Acayth Featured By Owner May 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I really like how you have animated the legs and the way the wings move up and down in contrary with every step. Only the tail should actually move twice as fast up and down,with every hind leg which is moving forwards again. That tail movement implyes, that your dragon has only three legs, because its only focused on the left hind leg of the dragon.
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:iconsafira-the-panther:
Safira-the-Panther Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Eh bien euuuh je suis étudiate en animation depuis cette année... Si tu veux j'ai bien un ou deux conseils à te prodiguer à partir de mon début d'expérience pour corriger des fautes, mais elles sont assez mineures :3
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:iconreshiramandsuicune:
Reshiramandsuicune Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
How did you do that! Its amazing!
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:iconkelskora:
Kelskora Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013
I just noticed, you say your an amateur at this................... no way! This is awsome an totally believable walk cycle! Very very good. I am sure this took patience. And only 10 frames!
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:iconnamineblak:
NamineBlak Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
cool!! ^_^
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:iconlugiaumbreonpower:
LugiaUmbreonPower Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013  Student General Artist
Very nice.^^
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:iconswallowshrimp:
SwallowShrimp Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013
you should make a movie :3
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:icontokiluna:
Tokiluna Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
C'est une jolie animation!
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:icongold-drache:
Gold-Drache Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013
dat stride
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:iconscale-the-wyvern:
Scale-the-Wyvern Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2013
This is so beautifully done! =) I love the smooth cycle. And the wings and his legs are so realistically animated! :lol: Brilliant work, Skye! Absolutely brilliant! :D
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:icondragonfreak1112:
dragonfreak1112 Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013
:o very nice my friend. ^_^ love it!! :D
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:icondragonportal:
DragonPortal Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Awesome job!!!
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:iconcrashcandyness:
Crashcandyness Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013  Student Digital Artist
really awesome
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:iconechothegecko:
ECHOtheGECKO Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
oh my god it's colored!
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