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:

http://www.amazon.com/Cartoon-Animation-The-Collectors-Series/dp/1560100842

http://www.amazon.com/Character-Animation-Crash-Course-Goldberg/dp/1879505975/ref=pd_sim_b_5

http://www.amazon.com/Timing-Animation-Second-Edition-Halas/dp/0240521609/ref=pd_sim_b_6


http://www.amazon.com/The-Animators-Survival-Expanded-Edition/dp/0571238343/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1337124630&sr=1-1