A short animation created in collaboration Dylan Han, a 3D animator, that experiments with combining 2D and 3D animation.
Procreate, Adobe Photoshop + Premiere Pro
First, I designed front and side profiles of the character to assist Dylan with creating a 3D version.
Next, I created a falling teardrop animation, using the front profile as a baseline. I also animated fish swimming in the background.
I then created several more variations: