I wasn’t going to enter this month. Too much other shit to do. But look, I love animating and drawing and creating stories. And I love pursuing my passion. Time is finite, friends. The opportunity is right now! Get out of your own way and chase that dream!!
I had committed to this frog and princess concept early on, but wasn’t sure if I’d animate in 3d or 2d. I didn’t have a rigged 3d frog model, nor had I ever hand-drawn one. So really, the odds were stacked against me and I spent, as is my habit, the first 7 days of the month in pre-production, plus an extra 6 days of procrastination (also habit) just trying to figure it all out.
I have made a concerted effort to study animation lately, and by that, I mean the specifics of body weight, personality, movement and the dreaded lip syncing!
Here is my early version of Mr. Collinsworth, fully modeled.