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Volvo Employee 30 Out, 2013 às 3:22
How easy is SFM to use?
I have zero programming knowledge.

I have no experience in animation.

What I do have is lots of free time (2 week vacation), and some serious dedication to learn.
Is this program easy to learn and use?

TY
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Bloodseeker Edge -----(I====> 30 Out, 2013 às 3:24 
It is easy, once you watch the official valve turtorials. The only real problem is ideas..... all the best of luck in the futre!
Volvo Employee 30 Out, 2013 às 3:24 
:)
Dominic 30 Out, 2013 às 3:31 
It can be easy, if you're willing to learn. Personally, I found it very hard to use and watched the Valve tutorials atleast four times each. However it does make a difference if you have some sort of filmmaking background in my opinion, it helped me atleast.
Bloodseeker Edge -----(I====> 30 Out, 2013 às 3:34 
Originalmente postado por Devious Dominic:
It can be easy, if you're willing to learn. Personally, I found it very hard to use and watched the Valve tutorials atleast four times each. However it does make a difference if you have some sort of filmmaking background in my opinion, it helped me atleast.
The only thing I find difficult is ideas. That is the problem with all medias of film because you need to work out how you want everything to work out. I quess having a background in film would help in that aspect.
Nethero 30 Out, 2013 às 3:52 
Originalmente postado por Razor Edge:
The only thing I find difficult is ideas. That is the problem with all medias of film because you need to work out how you want everything to work out. I quess having a background in film would help in that aspect.

I actually come up with way too many ideas which forces me to really prioritize them so that I'm not trying to animate 10 different videos at once. Completely the opposite for me.
Bloodseeker Edge -----(I====> 30 Out, 2013 às 3:53 
Originalmente postado por Nethero:
Originalmente postado por Razor Edge:
The only thing I find difficult is ideas. That is the problem with all medias of film because you need to work out how you want everything to work out. I quess having a background in film would help in that aspect.

I actually come up with way too many ideas which forces me to really prioritize them so that I'm not trying to animate 10 different videos at once. Completely the opposite for me.
I meant ideas HOW to animate it. Like, how should the camera and the character move to follow the story I want etc. That is what I meant.
Dominic 30 Out, 2013 às 4:02 
Also, knowing the software inside and out will help you to know whether an idea will work or not.
The Resonte! 30 Out, 2013 às 4:16 
It took me a year on-off to work sfm.
Dominic 30 Out, 2013 às 4:22 
Originalmente postado por The Resonte!:
It took me a year on-off to work sfm.

Same here.
Volvo Employee 30 Out, 2013 às 4:25 
Originalmente postado por Devious Dominic:
Originalmente postado por The Resonte!:
It took me a year on-off to work sfm.

Same here.

omg now I wish I didnt ask this
Dominic 30 Out, 2013 às 4:25 
Originalmente postado por Bat Girl:
Originalmente postado por Devious Dominic:

Same here.

omg now I wish I didnt ask this

It's worth it, don't worry.
The Resonte! 30 Out, 2013 às 4:27 
Originalmente postado por Devious Dominic:
Same here.
you gotta be dedicated man

this is where we filter out the real men with the quitters
Volvo Employee 30 Out, 2013 às 4:27 
ok.
Thanks guys. I'll work hard for this. I guess this year's Saxxy is... beyond my reach.

Maybe next year.
Tnx again.
Dominic 30 Out, 2013 às 4:29 
Originalmente postado por Bat Girl:
ok.
Thanks guys. I'll work hard for this. I guess this year's Saxxy is... beyond my reach.

Maybe next year.
Tnx again.

Just keep trying. Like anything in life... Practice makes perfect, kinda.
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