So the mermaid story has officially been chosen, and it's a story titled "Bubbles". More on that later. A more solid idea of the mermaid has been selected. We are moving forward with this character design:
But we need to make a few more adjustments. For example: Although the connected fin going down the sides to the bottom is an interesting design element, animating those fins is too challenging for the students. So we had to mainly think about a side fin that would be easier to animate.