LOL! Well, the music does it! That red hot jazz places this piece into a completely different realm and I can now see where you're going with it. But you know what? I'd say it would be a shame if you didn't go further with the smoke that follows the lead of the music and you should swish it about more dynamically. You're almost there, but really, how much extra work would it take to animate those frolicking curves the way the music wants them to go?
Thanks for what you said about my Slocum sample reel -- I just wish I could work on it every day, but I find it impossible to turn down commercial work, so there I am. I'd say cherish every moment you have to work on your own stuff, so don't be skimpy with the drawings.
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