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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. 

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