Jumbie Kids

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My final senior thesis at Kansas City Art Institute! I wanted to make a cartoon about lore from my home of St. Croix and decided to go with 'moko jumbies'. Moko jumbies are cultural stilt-walking spirits that are portrayed in parades around the West Indies.

Its been a big journey/learning experience and I can't wait to create more things in the future!

*edit: aaaaA..thank you so much for the front page! <3

Website https://www.vernacorbinart.com/
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I enjoyed your story, but I loved your color palette.

I think you could have played a little more with the music and the moko jumbies, for example, making the drums a little louder each time the showed themselves, and then hiding again.

By the way, that's really fresh chicken that guy is serving hehehe

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really nice adaptation with sound and animation also the theme really made it a little scary x3 keep it up

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This is an excellent cartoon about your home. Good sound, smooth animation, nice framing techniques. I was interested and entertained!

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verna-c responds:

Thank you so much! :)

I love this setting! I want to look up more about St. Croix now.

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i like your drawing style its cute

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3.88 / 5.00

May 4, 2017
9:33 PM EDT
Comedy - Original