Shakin' It Out
Before doing the rest of the tail, which after all is a follow-through item, I needed to finish all necessary work on the body, lest the tail end up wagging the fox.
The two unresolved elements were: 1) how the fox sits down after shaking himself out, and 2) how his bristly fur settles down, and what kind of timing that called for.
Previously I had only done key drawings. Now I added in my inbetweens and got this:
I altered the timing so that he is looking down for 8 frames instead of two. Here is how that looks:
Here is all of that together:
Next: An Analysis of the Shakeout Drawings and Timing