Update: clean version
Update: added noticeable bounce to the chest as the front legs hit the ground. Added a lot more squash to the front pasterns. Added ears. Tidied up the tail a bit.
Merychippus run cycle for "Palaeo-Horsies" short.
Not done with it yet; I think the forequarters need more weight and up/down motion, the head needs more energy, and the tail needs more overlap/offset. Also, it needs ears.
It's coming together, though
Animated in Toon Boom Harmony.
12 frames, on ones, 24fps.
Muybridge reference used.
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