ROTBTD 30 Day Challenge » Day 5: Favorite Animation
The girls snag this one (imo) — especially with those locks.  Rapunzel’s hair is made up of 100,000 objects (i.e. stands). It fell to a core group of 10 software engineers to figure out how to duplicate the look of real long hair in a CG environment.
 Merida’s hair took researchers six months to see whether realistically depicting flowing curly hair was even feasible. Two and a half years in, [they] finally developed a computer-generated simulator (Taz) that exquisitely detailed the soft movement.
Tangled & Brave