Andrea and I went back and forth a few times before she agreed to work on the project. She wasn't being coy. To produce approximately 7 minutes of animation, Andrea will be working practically full-time between now and January. Animation is wildly labor intensive, averaging about 100 hours of work per finished minute.
I was introduced to Andrea's work through Emily Ensminger, the artist responsible for drawing Bipolar Girl and Kacey the Wonder Dog. I went to Andrea's website and watched "Boulton Farm." Of all the truly amazing details that go into this animation, what I couldn't get over was the way a doll's hair moved in the breeze from the open window next to where he was being "interviewed." You can see what I mean, 20 seconds into the piece:
I'll be posting Andrea's progress here at [cracked]; I also encourage you to follow her Instagram feed.