This is a project I did to begin learning the process of 2D animation, starting with a concept, making an animatic, and finally animating. The project took approximately eight months, working on it over two semesters.
An animatic is a video that shows everything you want to include in your animation in pictures and/or small animated chunks. They are used to show the general idea of the finished project.
This is my final animation, titled “Zinc” after the name of my cat. It’s a short animation based on a real, yet exaggerated engagement between my cat Zinc and a spider, done with mostly frame-by-frame animation.