Rough anim (not used in game) exploring the (non-canon / only in my head!) idea of a pair of devotees seeking some kind of favour – cooperatively making the “seed” gesture with their hands. Seeking a blessing for their child, perhaps, or maybe permission to have one at all?
Rough anim (not used in game) exploring the (non-canon / only in my head!) idea of some sort of self-cleansing ritual, maybe?
The transitions are still rough which I’m going to say is because I learned they wouldn’t be used and not because I did a bad job on them. XD
I even lost an original Maya file for one of them, apparently, hence the one playblast that doesn’t match :`(
Some of these poses came from a nature song with actions that my kids learned.
I had my own internal [NON-CANON!] ideas about New Loka’s lore.
Nature cult; circle of life; spectrum of sacredness; ladder of follower/clergy rankings.
Basically all of it revolved around this cyclical progression so that some are holier than others and yet they’re all equal brother and sisters in a certain way, but not really, etc.
I believe we trimmed this to just the one idle so you’d never have to wait for her to turn around.
These were just roughed in to see which version they liked and wanted polished. If I remember correctly (and that’s probably a big “if”) someone else did a less-over-animated version of the big arm wave one and so my anim isn’t actually the one in game.
Just finished my latest demo reel! Check it out:
(j/k: I totally made this for a joke and I’m pretty sure it was never added to the game.)