Chasing Nutcracker is the final year animation project in collaboration with the Animation course students. I was tasked with designing the lead character, the Nutcracker himself.

The animation itself is a simple story about a defective toy who has to escape from the clutches of an evil Santa who is hellbent on putting him into the trashcan together with the other defective toys.

Final Render
Another toy character
Animation still of the Nutcracker trying his hardest to escape
Early sketches