2012: Animated Music Video – “Why You So Cold?” [Wet Nuns]

“Why you so cold?” – stop-frame animation (run time 3:34). Black cotton threads on white evenweave fabric. Video: Toni Buckby, Music: Wet Nuns

The video for the Wet Nuns song “Why You So Cold?” is a stop frame animation, capturing the process of developing an embroidered image a few stitches at a time. The embroidery is a 16th century English technique known as Blackwork, traditionally worked with black threads on white cloth to create geometric patterns infills.