I find that it's easy to swap between different animation methods, in the same shot, using Harmony. Some things just really need to be drawn frame by frame, they are too dynamic. Sometimes a lot of layer swapping needs to happen, and I think that best works with IK rigs. Other times a deform rig works well when poses don't change wildly, but need subtly.
I started this shot in Harmony v10.3 and finished in v11. There are always some trade offs with upgrades, however I so far really like v11. I see great things for the new raster (bitmap) brushes.
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