This is a short documentary movie that shows the whole process of how John Neeman Tools are being hand crafted.
"It is a tragedy of the first magnitude that millions of people have ceased to use their hands as hands. Nature has bestowed upon us this great gift which is our hands. If the craze for machinery methods continues, it is highly likely that a time will come when we shall be so incapacitated and weak that we shall begin to curse ourselves for having forgotten the use of the living machines given to us by God."
Music by Foreign Fields - "Names and Races". Special thanks to the band Foreign Fields from Nashvile (especially for Clayton Fike) for allowing to use their music as a soundtrack for our movie. foreignfields.bandcamp.com/
Playing around with Vade's amazing Rutt Etra v002 plugin for Quartz Composer. Live video input stream (via iSight camera) responds to Audio (Cepia - Natura Morta) in real time.
Apologies for the poor quality-- somehow the quality was significantly reduced when vimeo converted the video. You can download the original video to view it in higher quality while Vimeo hosts the original file for the next week.
lumpie is my first character animation, as well as my first 3d project using blender. it´s about how the technical aspect of 3d animation can occasionally seem to sabotage it´s creator / itself. ironically, that hardly ever happens to me anymore since i am using blender.