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This is my final project for my 3D class. It's a lip sync :)

To those who know where the audio clip is from: Sir David Attenborough :heart: Life of Birds :love:

To those who don't, it's from here (alternate link here)
I recommend renting the entire series, as well as watching as many of Sir David Attenborough's other documentaries as possible. You won't regret it.


My classmates all took clips from movies and TV shows, but I took a clip from a nature documentary, because I'm a nerd like that :B And c'mon, falling seabirds!

My instructor liked it a lot.
Truthfully, he really liked all of the animations that I turned in, and I'd be lying if I said I didn't kick some butt in that class.



Animated in Maya 2013.
Norman rig provided by instructor; I just gave him eyebrows and hair.
Petrel (falling birds) modeled, rigged, and animated by me.
Audio belongs to BBC.
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DragonsPainter Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wonderful! <3

Planning on doing anything else like this? c:
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icephenix99 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Student Digital Artist
i like watching Sir David Attenborough's documentaries i've got the blue planet, Life, the living planet and i also have the Life of birds too and your animation it's so awesome i hope one day i'll be able to do that
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Sam-in-Motion Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
Cool! Nice audio too. I think it would be cool if you made the poses more asymmetrical, and added some more overlap and follow-through.
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nekonotaishou Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Student Filmographer
Thank you! Most likely ^^; I'm still very new to 3D animation.
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Sam-in-Motion Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013
Keep it up :w00t!:
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nekonotaishou Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013  Student Filmographer
I will! :eager:
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justkeepdrawing Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013
Heh, the guy looks like Woody from Toy Story. But honestly, I can see why your instructor likes your work.
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nekonotaishou Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Student Filmographer
Thank you :)
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Gearpunk Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
I love how happy he looks at the end :D
Well done!
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nekonotaishou Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Student Filmographer
Thank you!
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