For our AfterEffects animation, Rachel and I were inspired by the works of Maasaki Yuasa and the texture and versatility of Washi Paper.


Our story is based around a rat who is living every day life in NYC during the winter and day dreaming about vacationing somewhere sunny and warm.

Our character will look something like this:


Below is our storyboard timeline:

- Leaving work (evening), holding a suitcase

-Bumps in between people walking out

-Snow coming off of peoples shoes

-Delayed subway

-Crowded Subway

-Finally gets a seat

-Daydreams of a vacation

-Wakes up to the sound of operator last stop on the subway (rockaway)

-Shot of a dark/dirty beach