Blend in – Short Animation

The whole animation started when Tianyi saw this wonderful artwork. She then elaborated the artwork into a storyline.

After initializing our storyboard, we prepared the elements to be use in after effects. Most of the assets were hand-painted with watercolor since we aim for a mix media approach, combining traditional and digital art.

We divided the clips among ourselves so we can work individually and combine the clips afterwards. The three of us were able to play around on our own parts, adding personal preference and touch, while still keeping the storyline clear.

One cool experience we had together was the time we were asked to leave TISCH by the guard because it was over 12-midnight at that time. So we have to go to the library to continue our work.

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