maanantai 19. syyskuuta 2011

Recent sketches for character faces

Update on synopsis

A sailor hunts for the bounty of a mysterious thief, who loots jewels from sailors. The young sailor remembers his past as a boy stealing for a master to survive. On one of his trips he runs into a girl in a pearl diver's shop, who befriends him and gives him an old compass. When the girl's father shows up, the boy is forced to escape. While escaping he drops the compass and falls off a cliff into the sea and is drifted off to a deserted island, where he seeks shelter in a bat cave. In present day we see a man in a cave standing under moonlight and transforming into a bat. The bat loots ships and flies away until he enters the cabin of the pearl diver girl's boat, where he's surprised and recognized by the girl and is forced to escape. The human bat returns to the cave to fight off his curse as a bat. The girl enters the cave and returns the compass to the young sailor, revealing his identity. Thus releasing him from his curse.

Character descriptions


The boy has grown up as an orphan on the streets where he was forced to steal by an evil master. The master demanded him to steal jewelry. The boy is particularly keen on pearls and their subtle beauty. He would sneak around the pearl diver's shops by the harbor for easy grabs. After an incident he drifted off to an island where he built his own boat and followed his passion for sailing. Until he heard about a thief looting jewels from sailors at sea and decided to catch the thief to gain the handsome reward and solve the mystery of the invisible thief.


The girl comes from the family of pearl divers. She's lost her mother at an early age and helps her father in diving and keeping their pearl shop. She lives a lonely and quiet life at the sea alongside her father, but finds visitors intriguing for they bring joy and excitement into her life. After her father become ill and unable to work she continues diving alone, venturing further out to the sea.