Elmo in poverty

Here is my first cartoon i made enjoy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIGxbr7vH3A&feature=youtube_gdata_player

It is great you have taken your first steps in animating but honestly I found that painful to watch.

My advice pick a shorter scene and try to think about what the character should be doing. Visual cues are very important.

I agree with TheRaider. Here are a few good books I’ve found useful for learning how to do animation. These are my “bibles” essentially: