A very elaborate etude, this is an "assignment" i gave myself to practice stop motion animation and test an armature design. This is the captain, and this is his dance.
The music is of course Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen.
A coin is tossed into the turbulent sea, falls through a realm inhabited by colorful 19th century fauna, and emerges unscathed on the other side. Depicting an ancient form of commerce, this animated short was constructed with the illustrations of Ernst Haeckel and features music by maestro Michael Mellender.