Best Practice: Pixel art animation

Imagine you have been hired to create a side-scrolling, pixel art action game based on the funtastic world of the Cake And Ice Cream Kid (created here). First, you'll need to come up with a style guide to use as a reference while you animate your characters.

A static image of the Cake and Ice Cream Kid and her sidekick Yogurt the Frog has been included, so you can either use this or create a character of your own. You can use these images to keep things to scale, and as a quick grab palette for colours and recycled shapes.

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