So as a group we sort of decided on a more stylized look than realistic, which is neat because I need to do that more often anyway.
The story is a fun twist on Little Red Riding Hood and here's just a few ideas of what they can look like.
The wolf puppy: Which *spoiler alert* turns out to be evil wolf puppy!
And a few woodland critters: Thanks to a friend, the squirrel's name is Cindy-bun by the way.
and some more development sketches.