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DotaCouch - Dota 2 SFM gifs

Mon, 16 Dec 2013 22:53:04

DotaCouch

http://dotacouch.tumblr.com/ First of all let me thank each and everyone of you that made me aware of SFM because of your animations, they were amazing. I decided to create a tumblr site dedicated just to Dota 2 stuff because I dont see much of it out there (I did see some very good gifs of it still) and quite frankly, I like the girl models alot. I moved from Photoshop (trying to do gifs) to SFM and damn, I cant believe on how good the change was, its refreshing indeed. Right now I only created a couple of SFM animations, Im still learning, however when I have time, I try to work on some new ones. I also take requests on the site. Animations frontpage Update: 28 February 2014 (newest to oldest) First Animations:---------------------------------- If you have any request/question you can go to http://dotacouch.tumblr.com and ask :)
Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:05:47

BlueLight

I'm not really good at criticism for animations, but I think I can help a bit in terms of camera work. The first camera has an awkward placement to the scene, and it looks especially uncanny because Drow never blinks. The third one looks like it wants to be the guy's point of view but that's not where his head is at all. Finally, the second scene wastes a lot of space to either side of drow and jug. You would waste much less space if the camera were in portrait orientation. Camera and light settings seem to be the main thing newcomers overlook. I know, I've been there. There are plenty of great SFM tutorials out there, just ask if you need to be pointed in the right direction. Good dota animations will be tough with no nude models to work with; however, there's plenty of potential with all the characters, so it's really nice to see people interested.
Wed, 18 Dec 2013 00:19:39

DotaCouch

Thanks for the feedback. Its indeed a bugger that there arent any dota nude models out there, it would add so much :( (if anyone reading please do them) I welcome tips if you want to share them :) For example in this one I screwed on the guys arm, give me hell of work, is there a way to attach permanently to another thing so it follows? I tried the lock thing but didnt work. So I had to do it manually and since my time was up I left it like this. Also nice Luna avatar :)
Wed, 18 Dec 2013 07:39:54

Anonymous

Really nice this one.
Wed, 18 Dec 2013 14:41:52

BlueLight

"DC_" said ...
For example in this one I screwed on the guys arm, give me hell of work, is there a way to attach permanently to another thing so it follows? I tried the lock thing but didnt work. So I had to do it manually and since my time was up I left it like this.
If you apply an IK rig to the male model, you should be able to lock his hand to her head and it won't fuck up the arm. I'm pretty sure valve has a tutorial on locks if you need more info. It also looks like you're still using one main light coming from the camera's direction. That's not really a good way to light a scene. I'd suggest looking up a quick tutorial on three-point lighting. As for the animation, it already looks considerably better than your first few.
Sat, 21 Dec 2013 18:39:00

DotaCouch

"Evil-Ash" said ...
Really nice this one.
Thanks.
"BlueLight" said ...
hing so it follows? I tried the lock thing but didnt work. So I had to do it manually and since my time was up I left it like this. If you apply an IK rig to the male model, you should be able to lock his hand to her head and it won't fuck up the arm. I'm pretty sure valve has a tutorial on locks if you need more info. It also looks like you're still using one main light coming from the camera's direction. That's not really a good way to light a scene. I'd suggest looking up a quick tutorial on three-point lighting. As for the animation, it already looks considerably better than your first few.
Ahh I feel like an idiot now, I actually did that on another ani. Anyway heres a new one I made, Im thinking of doing a video of this, but Im afraid it would look stupid, basically just adding the dota 2 sound files to it.
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 16:45:33

DotaCouch

Ah screw it I ended up doing the vid anyway. [naughtymachinim2:y2arregc]8698[/naughtymachinim2:y2arregc] And more animation
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 20:24:03

BlueLight

Solid improvement in animation and camera view. It's also quite nice to see an attempt with a nude model. That said, you've still got to work on lighting. It makes a bigger difference to aesthetic than most people realize. Improve that and you're well on your way to high quality content.
Fri, 27 Dec 2013 16:58:51

DotaCouch

Yes that gave me a ton of work. I do believe Im improving animation wise (still need to fix some things), when I look back at the first ones I made they look a bit weird. For example, I did this TA animation a month ago after starting using sfm, it looks pretty basic whatnot: And heres a new one I made:
Wed, 01 Jan 2014 17:33:00

DotaCouch

New stuff, this Luna was just a test: And this one is why I wished that full nude models existed, its just so hard doing this.
Thu, 02 Jan 2014 01:56:30

BlueLight

Lina turned out okay, but CM's face texture is far too different from her body. I'd suggest editing the texture of the nude model. Keep a backup of the original, edit the texture to match her face, and overwrite the file in its normal location. The neck seam might not look that great without editing, but there's not much you can do about that with an animation. Otherwise, it should look pretty decent in SFM. I'd give suggestions about editing skin tone, but honestly I'm pretty bad at it myself.
Thu, 02 Jan 2014 23:48:19

DotaCouch

"BlueLight" said ...
Lina turned out okay, but CM's face texture is far too different from her body. I'd suggest editing the texture of the nude model. Keep a backup of the original, edit the texture to match her face, and overwrite the file in its normal location. The neck seam might not look that great without editing, but there's not much you can do about that with an animation. Otherwise, it should look pretty decent in SFM. I'd give suggestions about editing skin tone, but honestly I'm pretty bad at it myself.
I really went crazy with that, I dont like on how CM face turned out, the neck was all over the place, I tried to fix to try to made it look "ok", hide this, scale that, I managed to tweak it a bit so it wouldn't look that terrible for the final release but still Im not satisfied with it. As much I like trying to made nude models, its really tiresome. Then sometimes they go crazy after scale and even with bake bones, stuff disappears etc. Theres so much I have in mind with nude stuff but when they require so much work patient and tweaks its a bummer. I also checked your dota pose pictures they look so good, such a shame they are no models. Anyway thanks for the input, I appreciate it very much. edit: some old work just for the sake of it: I did this for a request (quickly has I had to go out)
Fri, 03 Jan 2014 14:41:42

BlueLight

Yeah I've done all of my resizing outside of SFM, so I've not had to deal with any problems with the resizing tool. I've not attempted to animate with them though, but I'd imagine it's quite a pain in the ass.
Sun, 05 Jan 2014 21:06:02

DotaCouch

It is unfortunately, you really need patient and time. Either we get models one day or SFM just updates its shitty options so it wont mess with the models.
Mon, 06 Jan 2014 17:28:10

DotaCouch

Mon, 06 Jan 2014 17:33:32

BlueLight

That's pretty hot, but I'm not sure what's going on with the lighting. It's too dark around her back and nothing should be blocking the light there.
Tue, 07 Jan 2014 18:56:17

DotaCouch

Yes I was pretty satisfied on how it ended up looking, I had that in mind for her, Luna is very sexy =) Im trying to do some more shots with this animation, experiment and fix stuff. Also suggestions for next hero? Im thinking maybe Legion because shes new or mirana.
Tue, 07 Jan 2014 19:32:33

BlueLight

Keep working on your lighting, it makes a huge difference towards quality. As for the next hero, I'd say go for Legion Commander since there's not much of her yet.
Fri, 17 Jan 2014 16:46:25

DotaCouch

Fri, 24 Jan 2014 00:53:15

DotaCouch

Fri, 24 Jan 2014 06:06:14

GreyGeist

"DC_" said ...
That's beautiful. My only gripes are the weird ass bounce ( it's like delayed) and the hair clipping. Great work on the vag....lips that grip :P
Sat, 25 Jan 2014 20:21:21

DotaCouch

Thanks! Good to see other people commentating on this thread : ) Unfortunately this isn't a model, if it was I would be able to fix things like the hair and stuff. Im a bit limited when doing these shots because of that, plus it takes a ton of time, but I can say this is the one of the best animations Ive ever done and I like on how it turned out.
Sat, 25 Jan 2014 23:51:28

leeteRR

His skin looks like it got holes. Kinda disgusting haha.
Sun, 26 Jan 2014 02:47:51

DotaCouch

Thats because its an old upscaled model I decompiled and then compiled. No idea why it happen. But who cares, hes like a dalmatian.
Thu, 30 Jan 2014 16:13:30

DotaCouch

I love Drow. Also for the people spamming my inbox for more because I didnt do anything for a week, you know, my personal life is more important than doing dota porn. I dont have a schedule to upload, I do it when I do it and have free time.
Thu, 30 Jan 2014 18:23:10

BlueLight

The animation is decent, but the body color is far too different from the face.
Fri, 31 Jan 2014 07:31:15

DotaCouch

Well thats something I cant fix as sfm color pick is shit and never gets the exact color. Editing the file on ps also doesnt help because it will fuck up the rest of the model as it isnt just one color (specially non-standard colors like these). So yeah, as you know working with non full models is like this. If it was a still image, sure.
Fri, 31 Jan 2014 14:14:18

BlueLight

I do most of my skin tone editing in the texture files so it's done before rendering. Usually, I won't have to clean up much more than a neck seam. That should do the job for an animation all the same. Color changer in SFM is only useful on certain occasions because it adds color on top of the base texture. This means that the whole thing will look dark and terrible looking rather quickly. Photoshop is the way to go. You'll need to edit the hue and saturation to get the color more closely in line with what you need. You'll probably also need to edit the curves to balance the contrast. I'll just say don't write off the editing so soon. I've found most of my success through trail and error. It still takes a number of attempts to get something right. You just have to play around with it.
Fri, 31 Jan 2014 20:44:43

DotaCouch

I love you.
Sat, 01 Feb 2014 19:36:58

BlueLight

She looks so much better now.
Mon, 10 Feb 2014 21:52:04

dar

Do you think you will do more with Queen of Pain? Thanks!
Thu, 13 Feb 2014 07:02:48

DotaCouch

"dar" said ...
Do you think you will do more with Queen of Pain? Thanks!
Yes, I should really do more stuff with her, Ive got way to many requests. (for all heros anyway)
Thu, 13 Feb 2014 07:05:14

DotaCouch

Again I did the mistake of doing a big animation and had to split/break it down. The second isn't finished, honesty I wasn't in the mood for doing the loops and everything all over. (lazy, but I had other priorities at the time) But now Im working on a dota r34 comic I will hopefully put it out until this friday.
Thu, 13 Feb 2014 15:03:30

ScytheRexx

Really awesome. Love the angle.
Mon, 17 Feb 2014 00:47:10

dar

Cool, thanks. Do you take requests for .gifs with both Dota 2 heroes and characters from other games?
Mon, 17 Feb 2014 03:12:43

DotaCouch

"ScytheRexx" said ...
Really awesome. Love the angle.
I still dont like on it ended up because its unfinished but thanks anyway.
"dar" said ...
Cool, thanks. Do you take requests for .gifs with both Dota 2 heroes and characters from other games?
Yes, go to http://dotacouch.tumblr.com/ and ask there. Right now I dont mind telling you I'm doing a QoP animation because I didnt do much of her. As for doing other stuff, it must have something dota related in it because thats what Im familiarized with and where my fantasies lay. I guess I could mix something one day, but doing other thing 100% not related I cant. Also, Dota rule34 comic finshed, read here: http://imgur.com/a/bCy8V#0
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 22:11:07

dar

I think I made a request on your tumblr. Or maybe it was a different tumblr, I can't remember. I'll make a request on your tumblr, and I apologize if it's a double post. Thanks
Mon, 12 May 2014 15:29:40

DotaCouch

It aint easy, no. Also the fact Im super limited when doing this because theres no nude models for me to work on sucks, which means my shot freedom is really limited when merging the models. For example I was doing an animation I wanted to show the full body but cant because it looks fucking ugly with all the model parts together glitching out, so I have to adjust the angle. This whole thing annoys me because not only makes nude stuff more time consuming but it limits how can I improve the animation itself. I still wait the day someone releases them. (theres so many mass effect/bioshock models and zero for what I want)
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 18:28:25

DotaCouch

Wed, 26 Feb 2014 18:31:24

ArielSweetSugar

Long time since I saw an ass-job. :D
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 14:03:14

BlueLight

Her shoulders are slightly broken; that's about when you should play around with the collar bones to fix it. Otherwise, damn, you've improved massively since your last few animations.
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 00:56:44

DotaCouch

"ArielWarrior" said ...
Long time since I saw an ass-job. :D
i really like doing that to my gf so I thought why not animate it lol. I think visually it looks pretty hot
"BlueLight" said ...
Her shoulders are slightly broken; that's about when you should play around with the collar bones to fix it. Otherwise, damn, you've improved massively since your last few animations.
I will keep that in mind. Believe me, this also had a couple of hours in ps, I had to edit some things, not all (like clipping), because when I saw those 100+frames I just nope'd out of there. I just wish we had models, I believe it would be perfect, its one of the things that truly frustrates me.
Sun, 02 Mar 2014 09:39:56

cozartt

Where did you get those naked models? been looking for them Q.Q.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:56:00

DotaCouch

theres no dota nude models as far as I know (except a crappy topless mod).
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:56:33

DotaCouch

something simple
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:55:06

sanchoPanza

this make my day
Sat, 22 Mar 2014 09:06:01

SpaceGhost

I like the QoP one one top, nice.
Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:38:19

DotaCouch

"sanchoPanza" said ...
this make my day
ha I like on how you registered to post this :D but glad you liked it I dont know man, I have a thing for blue girls it seems. I wouldnt mind licking her legs all the way up, bet they're yummy.
"SpaceGhost" said ...
I like the QoP one one top, nice.
thanks I also started using bittorrent sync after much request, so if anyone cares about that, heres the key: BRMWYBNDI265R7BGQVF6AHTGAKQWZXMXQ
Sun, 06 Apr 2014 18:44:44

DotaCouch

My last animation didnt end up looking like how I wanted, so this time I tried a different approach, but with Drow. I think this one turned out much better imo.
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:56:42

TooL

Hot as fuk. Would kill to see the LoL babes getting this treatment :twisted:
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:31:50

seftoe

"TooL" said ...
Would kill to see the LoL babes getting this treatment :twisted:
/sign
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 05:04:47

DotaCouch

"TooL" said ...
Hot as fuk. Would kill to see the LoL babes getting this treatment :twisted:
Yea, Im happy on how it turned out. It seems when I do Drow, I get carried away : ) As for League only hero I know is Ashe (the drow ranger equivalent). I never played it, but it seems its just boobs town from what I could tell lol. I did get some requests for mixing them with dota, but theres no models for that. Not a gif, but Its always fun playing around and editing stuff like this (first time doing a proper wallpaper since the drow one):
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:01:59

DotaCouch

good morning there. This gave me a bit of work, but I think it turned ok.
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:01:19

BlueLight

Good lord, the amount you've improved with just your last 2-3 gifs is crazy.
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:06:45

leeteRR

"DC_" said ...
good morning there. This gave me a bit of work, but I think it turned ok.
That's a pretty nice animation dude.
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:17:49

wachawant

Honestly the last one is amazing!
Fri, 25 Apr 2014 18:37:57

DotaCouch

thanks people. I went back and forth many times in this one until I was satisfied with it. The work Ive got to do regarding edits its pretty crazy, but If I achieve a satisfactory result, I will be happy with it. The last gifs turned out good (except for the lina one). I think when I feel attached to a character the results come out much better.
Fri, 02 May 2014 00:35:47

Mr. X

I'd just like to jump in and say that you've improved immensely. Animation is no easy task, and takes time, but let it take the time it takes to turn out well. Keep at it
Mon, 12 May 2014 15:30:03

DotaCouch

Anyway, a commission I did. Using gycat because its like 17 mb. [gfycat:2aw0uuof]SardonicBelatedAxisdeer[/gfycat:2aw0uuof] Ive also reached 1000 followers, thats cool.
Mon, 12 May 2014 15:35:43

leeteRR

You got way better.
Mon, 12 May 2014 15:57:07

BlueLight

"DotaCouch" said ...
Anyway, a commission I did. Using gycat because its like 17 mb. [gfycat:10t3tpm2]SardonicBelatedAxisdeer[/gfycat:10t3tpm2]
Really stellar animation and lighting work. Only thing to work on is texture matching. I know, it's quite a bitch to get right, but I think the head/body mismatch is a bit too obvious here. Otherwise this is fucking fantastic.
Mon, 12 May 2014 20:20:41

VincentValen

"DotaCouch" said ...
Anyway, a commission I did. Using gycat because its like 17 mb. [gfycat:1k8a96n7]SardonicBelatedAxisdeer[/gfycat:1k8a96n7] Ive also reached 1000 followers, thats cool.
Nice work. Do ya think we can see something with Templar Assassin?
Wed, 14 May 2014 17:20:43

DotaCouch

I did a TA animation recently, also an image too. Shes is definitely the most popular girl on dota it seems.
Sun, 25 May 2014 07:18:57

DotaCouch

[gfycat:374wcxly]PortlyFittingBluejay[/gfycat:374wcxly]
Tue, 27 May 2014 21:27:47

dotapm

Yo what model did you use for your QoP animation?
Tue, 27 May 2014 22:41:11

VincentValen

"DotaCouch" said ...
I did a TA animation recently, also an image too. Shes is definitely the most popular girl on dota it seems.
I know ya did, but one image, and 1 licking gif. I'd like to see her actually getting some :D
Tue, 27 May 2014 22:46:00

DotaCouch

"VincentValen" said ...
"DotaCouch" said ...
I did a TA animation recently, also an image too. Shes is definitely the most popular girl on dota it seems.
I know ya did, but one image, and 1 licking gif. I'd like to see her actually getting some :D
hmm you didnt see this one did you http://dotacouch.tumblr.com/post/837081 ... ith-lanaya
Thu, 29 May 2014 20:42:54

DotaCouch

Here's sound versions of some animations: Crystal Maiden x Legion Commander: http://a.pomf.se/ypyaus.swf Drow Ranger bj (like a wet dream to me : ) : http://a.pomf.se/jenjpj.swf
Thu, 29 May 2014 22:38:55

VincentValen

"DotaCouch" said ...
"VincentValen" said ...
"DotaCouch" said ...
I did a TA animation recently, also an image too. Shes is definitely the most popular girl on dota it seems.
I know ya did, but one image, and 1 licking gif. I'd like to see her actually getting some :D
hmm you didnt see this one did you http://dotacouch.tumblr.com/post/837081 ... ith-lanaya
oh so Lanaya's her name >.> that's what I get for not reading lores D:
Wed, 04 Jun 2014 21:57:55

Faiken

Nice work!
Sun, 08 Jun 2014 19:56:01

DotaCouch

youre welcome! New comic done, read it here: http://imgur.com/a/jguau#0