Cows

Work: Environments

This is a stop-motion sequence I designed, built and animated for my 2014 film Viscera.

  • Butcher grabbing tentacle
    Butcher grabbing tentacle
  • Finished composite
    Walking past cows
  • Uncomposited footage
    Uncomposited footage
  • In this shot the cow has been digitally multiplied
    In this shot the cow has been cut out from the background with a luma key and digitally multiplied
  • Background composite without foreground character
    Background composite without foreground character
  • Detail shot of a concept maquette for the butcher character
    Detail shot of a concept maquette for the butcher character
  • Concept drawing
    Concept drawing

I only sculpted a single cow, and multiplied it using visual effects techniques to make it look like there were infinite cows going past on a conveyer belt. I also extended the background using 3D renders.

Opening the cow head
Butcher walking past cows