This was sketched out in the ideation period where I wasn't quite sure the direction I wanted to go with my dragon animation. I knew I wanted to play with flight or landing. In the end I went with landing and found the reference footage, but this was a good starting point.
First pass of my dragon land. Here, I figured out weight and timing, since the dragon felt light in it's movements.
First Pass of Ripley's speech. I animated the mouth before posing anything, and then blocked out basic actions to the dialogue. I challenged myself with more subtle acting for this shot.
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Inspiration and reference footage is from the iCarly episode iPrimise Not to Tell.
An early progress version of this animation with beats! It needed some refinement and exaggeration in the acting.
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