This is my animated GIF!  I loved the process of making this guy.  

Honestly the idea just popped in my head and I had to make it.  Originally I planned to create an animated Gif of a rocket ship taking off, but there was something about the idea that didn’t feel fulfilling to me.  So I started to wonder about some of my past illustrations and how to animate them in a fun and creative way.  

One thing I knew I wanted to do from the beginning was to make the Gif one that loops.  This means making sure that all of the keyframes begin and end in the same way.  

I also used the Mesh tool to animate the movement of the Watermelon’s body to go along with the breathing motions.  

Overall I’m very satisfied with what I created.  Let me know what you think!

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