The roller effect came out pretty poorly, but the figure turned out well. I think my one-handed wooden man may be on the verge of an adventure…

That awful cell phone photo of frame five has got to go.

Alrighty, much better. Animation to come shortly.

And here we are:

The hand’s going to come off in a few frames, and then into the fire.

Trying to define the scenery, since I’ll be drawing it for a dozen-plus prints. This one is the best realization of the idea, despite the splotchy left side. Because I used a sheet bound into my sketchbook, the paper wrinkled and hence the uneven impression. But you can still make out my favorite change, the starry sky.

Finally settled on the above as subject of the animation. Though there are still many points to correct, these are the best test prints: