Plot has been the major stumbling block in this thesis, storyboarding unsuccessful due to lack of direction.
I've recently discussed with my advisor re-establishing my plot basis after down-scaling the scope of the project.
The original pitch included 3 characters.
Modeling, texturing, rigging, and animating of 2 seems far more feasible, but requires rethinking the previous major plot point: our lead male and female characters being 'just not right for each other' in favor of his ending up with another lady.
The current concept that I'm playing with: