Here is an approach to the Skeleton Bird dance scene of the film. The layers are constructed in AFter Effects. I imagine actual smoke comped into the scene. The birds will be a flat 2D cutout style. Music: shamanic style drumbeats and mechanical hisses.
Initial test of the Spiral Vortex scene. There would be a couple more robot pieces flying around.
Where does this Robot live? In a surprisingly traditional room! Our hero loves the deep dark burgundy tones of old world reading rooms. Here are some initial inspirational pictures and links.
Here’s a link to a dollhouse furniture site that might come in handy: http://www.myminiaturemanor.com/index.php?cPath=74
And a link to some incredible set designs (and illustrations too!): http://jeffhinchee.com/home.html