Herald Animation Horrors

April 13th, 2017

Animating is a funny business. Here is a collection of the wonderful bloopers and horrors created during development…enjoy! [we sure did] Haven’t tried Herald yet? We promise broken animations are not included! 😛 Herald: Book I & II available on: Steam | GOG | Humble Store | Itch.io

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Making Devan walk on board the Herald

May 21st, 2015

Note: The animations you will see here are still work in progress. For the animations in Herald, we use the Mecanim system in Unity. We had several iterations of ways of walking until we arrived at the system of walking we use now. In the demo we used a piece of script which allowed Devan … »

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The making of Tabatha Veazie – Animated 2D portrait – part 5

March 20th, 2015

The last two days have been spent doing the mouth, setting the Y motion for the head and finally polishing everything. Previous parts: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 Tabatha is pretty much completed! Aside from a few extra features like different hair and her hat that I will be adding later. Here … »

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The making of Tabatha Veazie – Animated 2D portrait – part 4

March 17th, 2015

Yesterday I finished working on the eyebrows and eyebrow shadow. Today I am working on the eyes!   Other parts: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5     The eyebrows gave me a bit of a headache at the start because I had to find the right … »

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The making of Tabatha Veazie – Animated 2D portrait – part 3

March 11th, 2015

After all the preparation work I did the last two days, it’s now time for the fun part. Did I say fun? I meant the hardest and most tedious part, but also the most rewarding in the end!   Other parts: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 … »

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The making of Tabatha Veazie – Animated 2D portrait – part 2

March 10th, 2015

First of all, thanks for all the positive reactions so far! I hope you enjoy the rest of the series. I must warn you though, things are going to get a bit weird. Other parts: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 Today I prepared Tabatha’s texture map, … »

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The making of Tabatha Veazie – Animated 2D portrait – part 1

March 9th, 2015

Hello, I am Aïda, the 2D artist and art director of Herald! This week I’ll be blogging about the making of an animated portrait in our game. Other parts: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 At the inception of Herald, we already knew that we wanted to use … »

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