Part of my ongoing portfolio work to adapt bits of Michael Ende’s “The Neverending Story” for animation.
So here’s a little scene that was meant to be part of a larger sequence where Atreyu and Artax are searching for a way to cure the Childlike Empress and stop the Nothing. (Before they enter the Swamps of Sadness and Artax dies.) This was my first experiment with The Neverending Story way back when I first picked up storyboarding again. I’d scrap this whole idea now.