Timing and Spacing is HUGE! I've read about it before and I've even practiced it in my early animation attempts before AM, but only after watching Carlo's lecture this week and tons of ecritiqes, I feel like I begin to really understand the concept.
After animated close to 30 different bouncing balls , I saw balls bouncing everywhere. Then I took a day completly off from bouncing balls, got back with fresh eyes and...wow!! That did it. It was fun again :). It's kind of obvious, but when you're trapped in the "maze of tweeking" it's hard to get away! Anyway, lesson (hopefully) learned and here's my assignment this week: