...baked in a pie.
I've started putting a rough animatic together from all the thumbnail boards I've made. It's like sculpting clay at this stage, seeing what takes form. I love this part of the process. It's messy, it's unforgiving, it's a glimpse of my goal. I have afforded myself the luxury of getting to a first cut of the animatic by the end of this week and then taking a break from it (the break being the luxury part ... I have a week off next week for good behaviour).
There's more design work to be done (nothing is final till it's in the shot), so I'll be doing that while I procrastinate.
Here's an early concept illustration. I initially saw these capes like little kites flitting through the trees...