Beautiful stuff Julien. I like the whole cast. If we are going done this more humanoid route, then I thought this video might be interesting for the future...http://www.albertomielgo.com/kill-your-stress-01/Just lots of great editing and framing in order to get around animating so many characters.
Another lovely bunch, Julien - my stand-out faves being Nos 1, 2, 8 & 10 - 1 & 2 especially as they look so unfriendly! And yes, it seems inevitable now that 'humans' are more in the mix - it makes better sense of the city metaphor after all, which is where this whole adventure began. And yes - in terms of animation, we should also take our cues from the Hanna-Barbera 'corner cutting for television' strategy - for example, when you animate a crowd, you essentially create a 'lump of characters' with a few moving legs and arms etc - or we use flat AE animations for bigger scenes, and combinations thereof.@ Julien - could you go about adding some Basson-derived colours to these characters? You might want to colour pick from Sam's original speed paint for the bassoon district, which I always felt to be 'on message' in terms of mood: http://samantha-niemczyk.blogspot.co.uk/2016/03/ypgtto-speed-paint-challenge-5-bassoon.html
Ha I was actually going to colour the sheet with purple before landing on red - should've followed my first instinct! In terms of adding colours to the characters, I just want to make sure what you have in mind is to still have the black outlines and some coloured volumes inside, or do you actually want their whole being to be purple etc.? Thanks :)