Change Your Fate

Monday, June 10, 2013

Number two in my Disney Princess animated gif series: the spunky Merida!

Change Your Fate
Merida animated gif
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I have to admit the first time I watched Brave I was expecting a more epic adventure story than one of a mother-daughter relationship with a Brother Bear plot twist. But the more times I watch it, the more I appreciate Merida's character and what Pixar was trying to do of creating a princess who doesn't go by the usual princess marriage ending and refuses to bend to what society dictates (to the point where she accidentally turned her mom into a bear).

The horse was really tricky to animate but I learned a lot from this horse run tutorial by Richard Williams:

Watch out for the rest of the Disney princesses in this animated gif series! Meanwhile check out Rapunzel here

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