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VISUAL ARTISTS: Please refer to this Background Visual Request List for the Little Dragon collab. CONTRIBUTE HERE

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NOTE: We have broken down this Visual Request List into Numbered Scenes from THIS POEM. For each Numbered Scene below, we've suggested the Visual Elements and additional notes. 

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SCENE 1 ("Like a bird without wings...")

* Meadow with flowers 

* Mountains in background

* Blue sky with fluffy clouds / sun

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SCENE 2: ("He watches his sisters...")

* More meadows with trees

* One large tree with branches

NOTES: He could possibly fly into a tree branch as his sisters fly around the sky breathing fire. Russell hangs his head in shame.

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SCENE 3: ("How he longs to take part...")

* Landscapes with Castle, hamlets and huts

* Burning trees? trees with no leaves

* Dark cloudy sky/ dark clouds, moon, stars

NOTES: This could be a night scene?

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SCENE 4: ("He tried to be like them...")

* Meadow

* Trees

* Blue sky / fluffy clouds

* Tree or bush which Russell hides behind

NOTES: Flashback to when he was young. Daytime again. His sisters could be practicing their fire breathing while Russell watches them from behind a bush and then he experiments with the petrol and matches... boom!

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SCENE 5: ("Could he join with the birds...")

* Meadow with flowers

* Old stone bridge

* Blue sky / fluffy white clouds

* Bushes / shrubs

NOTES: When he ponders whether to live with birds or lizards. Russell cound come to rest on the bridge and look up at the birds, etc. 

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SCENE 6: ("Then he dreamed up a notion...")

* Meadow,

* Old cottage

* Trees

* Blue sky

* Grey clouds

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SCENE 7: ("Although he would surely...")

* Interior of cottage

NOTES: We see Russell's dream about being accepted by the humans and living as a "hero of sorts."

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SCENE 8: ("So he packed up his things...")

* Exterior of cave

* Blue sky/white fluffy clouds

* Trees (maybe cave backs on to a forest)

* Pond

NOTES: Moves into cave, which is perhaps high on a hill or on a clifftop so he can watch the people in the village below.

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SCENE 9: ("Soon the day came...")

* Quaint little village on fire

* Dark sky/ dark clouds

* Burnt landscape

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SCENE 10: ("But none was forthcoming...")

* Quaint little village not on fire (street view / inside village)

* Burnt buildings / streets

NOTES: Village scene after fire. Russell chased through village. 

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SCENE 11: (Poor Russell, dejected...")

* Interior of cave (Russell's bedroom)

* Russell's Bed

NOTES: Russell sulking in cramped cave bedroom. Having spent six months in bed.  

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SCENE 12(Then made a life building...")

* Interior of cave (like a glacier)

* Grays, light blues and shimmering whites (beautiful)

* Icicles

* Ice sculptures

NOTES: Russell walks out to larger cave full of ice sculptures. He sits and admires his work and looks satisfied.