Hey everyone, I just wanted to say thank you to all for all the awesome comments on my recent animations. I didn't think traditional animation had a fan base anymore but with all the support I got recently it's something I definitely want to pursue more. I've always been a follower of the traditional ways of animation and it makes me happy seeing that there are others out there that still love it too. I will be continuing to add to my sword fighting series as I want it to be one long short. I'm already working on part 3! By the end I hope to add at least lineart BG's and more effects. I don't think I'll color it as it will take a long time in Flash and I always liked the black and white of pencil tests'.
For those of you out there in school or who also have dreams of becoming animators; don't be afraid to pursue your ambitions. The industry may look like it's favoring CG animation right now but there will always be a place for traditional animation. Do pencil tests in your free time just for the fun of it, you'll be surprised what you can come up with when you're not bogged down by a deadline or trying to stay on someone else's model. Animation is supposed to be fun, so let loose and remove all your limitations. Of course if you want to become a better animator the best advice I can give is to practice, practice, practice. You can't play piano without practice, and the same goes for animation. The more you practice the better you'll become.
Thank you again for all your support and I promise you there will be more animations coming from me soon!