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Laurel 'Yoyo' Scheel is a 2D animation major at Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Her main passion is stop-motion animation, though she enjoy sculpting and drawing as well. Laurel appears in BBC's Octopus: Making Contact and created over 100 octopus illustrations for Many Things Under a Rock by David Scheel .  

Why is my Logo a rabbit?

Good question. When I was first experimenting with character designs and animation I owned a rabbit named Watson. He was my inspiration for the entirety of his life. The amount of character that he showed was amazing to me. By drawing him over and over I learned to show character through key visual elements, while still being able to keep the design simple. He began my journey as an artist and so I like to keep him present in my work.

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