A first rough pass at redesigning the female character below.
The designs below are the ones I originally used for the storyboards, there wasn't anytime to improve on them during the end of the term:
And here are sketches of a new character to be added to the story. It's a spotted Daschund, I've actually seen one that was black and white in the mall. It was so cute. And it was on sale. I couldn't buy it. :(