This new thread, along with the other new one that I just created, are part of my New Year's Resolution to improve my ability to draw and animate.
I may have been posting daily drawings on the O.D.A.D. the past few months, and I'm happy to say that doing so has somewhat improved my drawing skills.
But let's face it, I am one laaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaazy butt-hole
I certainly do not feel that I have been nearly studying and drawing as much as I should be, and because drawing and animating is so much like exercising, if you don't step up your game you will eventually hit a plateau were your skill level stays the same. Never improving. Stagnant. Dead...
I've been waging a war with laziness for far too long, and these two threads are going to help me win this war once and for all!
This particular thread will deal with studies of animation, a subject that I haven't actually been studying at all as of late, and that makes me reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeally upset...
Therefore, upon this thread I promise to post AT LEAST 2 seconds of animation at the end of each week, which roughly averages out to 6 animation drawings a day, which also will be posted on this thread each and every day. For the purposes of study I will be only animating the classical flour sack character, who can be easily conformed to exercises dealing in technical and entertaining aspects of animation due to it's simple construction. Effective January 1st, 2011
Why am I doing this? Because, I sincerely want nothing more than to be held accountable for my shortcomings, and establishing a goal on a public forum puts my integrity at risk, and without my integrity, how could I even stand to look myself in the mirror each morning?
I want to model these two threads after the ODAD thread (which I still plan on maintaining by the way). So I don't want this type of open commitment to be solely used by me, everyone and anyone is free to join me and embark on this journey to improvement. All I ask in return from any participants is that we help hold each other accountable for any slacking that may occur.
And please! If anyone sees me starting to slack on my commitment, feel free to call me names, send me nasty emails, and call me out on my failure to uphold my word.
This new year I AM GOING TO IMPROVE MYSELF!
DEATH TO LAZINESS!