This is an assignment I completed for my Animation Tutorial class at CCA. The base assignment was an interaction with an object, but we were each given a unique theme. I was given "discover as if weak". Over all, the project took me a little over a month to complete. Along with the animation, I modeled the mineshaft set, pick axe prop and the prospector's clothes. The other background props were free models found on TurboSquid. I also lit and rendered the scene using Mental Ray in Maya. I used the Morpheus Rig by Josh Burton. I did the sound design using Apple Soundtrack Pro. The song is "Arkansas Traveler" by Wade Ward.