In this assignment, there are two characters: the Wolf and Little Red Riding Hood. This is the classic confrontation between good and evil. Design the characters to play on this situation and exploit it. You can design the characters as stereotypical if you wish or you may try something different. You may design the characters any age that you want. Explore the possible designs through a series of rough character design sketches. The style on this is up to you. Just remember the principles of structure, proportion, volumes, and anatomy. Review your course notes and read through the Designing Cartoon Characters For Animation book to refresh your memory.
The costumes of the characters must follow the story line. The Wolf is dressed in Grannys night gown and Red is in her red riding hood and a dress. Red is carrying a basket full of goodies.
The Wolf should be anthropomorphic (he can walk on his hind legs like a human). His hands should be hands, not paws.
You must storyboard all the scenes scripted. Dont add any scenes to this sequence. Provide the appropriate number of panels / poses as you feel is necessary to clearly describe the action from the script. Approach this in two steps: 1) rough thumbnails to work out the camera angles and composition and 2) final clean up storyboards from the thumbnails with the characters clean and on model with the backgrounds clearly indicated.
Remember to consider the composition of the environment shown in the location design. Plan out your camera shots using a floor plan and rough these views out as thumbnails. Think about options to your camera angles, could you shift the position to make the composition stronger?
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