The whole film took me altogether about 5 grueling months (usually 10-12hours a day) to do. I often felt my butt was going to grow into the chair I usually sat at.
Please note that this was simply my way of doing my film to achieve the soft-shaded style I wanted; there are many other ways of doing this and some are a lot faster with different results~! :)
This tut differs a bit from my dA version, because tumblr lets me put the combination of gifs and jpegs :D.
Here’s a book that will really help you start animating:
here’s some books that are good for composition, storytelling and colours:
I hope these helped
I ask that no one removes the credit or source for this tutorial/guide please. thanks :)
Ack, I completely forgot to add that before you guys do backgrounds and animation and after you have a satisfactory storyboard animatic, it’s good to come up with a colour-script for your film so you know how your film feels with which colours, etc.
This was some of the colour script for my film:
sorry, it was late last night and I forgot D;