One out of three possible characters to make keys for a later inbetweening class was "Yourself as a kid". Just like the other options we had to key out 5 seconds of action with the character, but I chose this one because I knew I'd have more fun with it. I had to design myself as a kid (any kid) and I ended up on me approx. 5 years of age. The design was heavily inspired by Mike Nguyen sketches during his lectures and also a bit of Calvin and Hobbes, I suddenly realized while I was thumbnailing...
The wobble is a bit too powerful, makes her seem like a toddler learning to walk, rather than a 5-year-old. But at least it reads well - I liked this assignment.
Here are some sketches and thumbnails I did to capture me as a kid:
I'm starting to understand the animation workflow - I keep the list close by. I rarely tend to follow plans, but it's nice to know the rules before choosing to disregard them.