A personal animation project about VIKINGS!

Taking inspiration from Nordic history, myths and legends, follow the adventures of ROTA the shieldmaiden. as she travels through John Bauer's dark forests, meets wondrous creatures and brawls with mighty warriors and terrifying beasts! But she'll also have to learn to use her head instead of her fists. And that when all's said and done, fighting can't solve everything.
Final character design for Rota.
Rota is the heroine of our story: She's a tomboy and a brawler, and is quick to taunt and even quicker to fight.
She's out to show the world who she is, and nothing is going to deter her from fame and glory!
Final character design for Harald.
Harald is a ferocious warrior and a famed glima wrestler.
He has a bad temperament and is very supersticious, but is fiercely loyal to his friends.
Character design for Jarl Toke Halfhand.

An aging warrior, crippled during a fight with a bear, whose fur he sits on.
He's a fervent follower of Odin and the way of the spear.
The Jarl's wife. A doting mother and faithful wife, but tired and bored of politics and warrior's tales in this little village.
The Jarl's son: Intelligent, popular, but spoiled by his father and power hungry.
secondary character prototypes:  guards, peasants, warriors, merchants, etc.
Some slightly odd trolls.
Indoor bg test.
final background for the trailer
final background for the trailer
final background for the trailer
More environment testing
Environment test
SHIELDMAIDEN
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SHIELDMAIDEN

A personal animation project about the adventures of Rota the shieldmaiden.
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Published:

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