Before beginning the actual animation work, there had been a point in which we were establishing the process of taking stories and ideas from storyboards to animatics, blocking of animation, final animation, editing and so on. The team, at that point, was comprised of a modest number of people, all working on different stuff.
These are some samples of work I did to be sequenced in the editing room to create animatics.
Abney, a sensitive and contemplative soul, attempts to dip his feet in the water. His friend Teal, of a more energetic nature, runs past him without a care in the world, soaking him wet. As Abney attempts to concentrate again, Neep, the cheeky spirit of the island, flies through the air splashing him again.