Wilbro912, no, your animations aren't short and stupid, they are the way that you are learning your craft.

With each animation you complete you are practising your timing and spacing skills, your key poses, and your ability to tell a story through motion. It's easy to get discouraged when we compare our animations to people that have much more experience than ourselves, but you have to remember that their first animations were no better than yours or mine.

The only question you have to ask yourself is "Does this animation look better than my last one?" If the answer is "yes" then you are making progress even though it might not seem like it. If the answer is "no", then ask yourself what it is that you think you can improve. Sometimes our improvement is so slow that we don't notice that we are getting better, but compare the clip you made today with one you made last week, or last month, or last year and the you'll see how much better you are now than you were back then.

Wilbro912, don't get discouraged. Even animation you complete brings you one step closer to the great animator you want to be. One small improvement at a time, that's all it takes.

Looking forward to seeing your next clip!
Fredrick the Film Wabbit

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