Time to start thinking about polish. I guess quality animation comes from Poland.
What takes merely functional animation and elevates it to excellent animation? How does one get from good poses with fairly decent timing to a natural flow of performance that just draws the viewer in? In short, how do you go from OK to great?
A huge checklist of things to look out for when polishing your animation.
A great explanation of the animation refining stage.
An interesting take on one of the reasons we need to polish up our animation to the highest degree.
This article is an attempt to explain and illustrate how I usually go about my animation process, from idea to finished animation.
A nice write up about animation work flow. A couple of the links are dead however the information is still 90% there.