This was an early foray into digital cutout/replacement animation. Part way into this project was when I bought my first Cintiq so that I could draw digitally and not have to scan in drawings. And I never look back, except to thank my lucky stars I don’t have to animate analog anymore!!!
First design concept when these 2 were the only characters-
More design concepts-
storyboards; the last time I boarded on actual paper (post-its, in this case)-