Animation Inspiration: Motion Trace but Do your own thing!

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Motion Trace to Create Animations …
Do Your Own Thing … add your own moves!

Sometimes as I sit and motion trace in MMD, I find that I am bored of just matching poses and want to go in Motion Trace against live videos to create realistic MMD motions!an entirely new direction with my video. This is exactly what happened to me while animating “Virtual Insanity” by Jamioquai.

I was charging along and all of a sudden I just said… “Man I don’t like this.” … So I sat down at my desk and thought for a minute; “Why?” … I decided that the motions didn’t feel modern enough… so I decided to pull inspiration from a few modern artists like Kesha, Miley Cirrus, Maroon 5 and many more… and added a stylistic touch from all of them into this one video.

The point of all this is that sometimes, just following the crowd is like being in a prison of your own mind. Set yourselves free and animate what you want… how you want. After all, the things you make today could span generations!

Original Version: Virtual Insanity” by Jamiroquai

My Version: “Virtual Insanity (MMD)” by Zazi the Angel


This has been Zazi the Angel, here…
… trying to ignite a flame in each of you ^_^


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