Engine stripped down over 11 months in stop-motion

(CBS News) For all of you car buffs and DIY people out there who have an artistic bent, here's a fun video for you. Watch as an engine is stripped down over the course of 11 months in stop-motion fashion.

The hypnotizing video aptly entitled "11 Months, 3000 pictures and a lot of coffee" was posted by YouTube user nothinghereok who writes about the project:

Started out as just a collection of snaps as I stripped down an engine bought off ebay. (To replace my old engine, which had suffered catastrophic failure). The snaps were so that I remembered how everything went, so I could put it back together again. 

Then I realised it'd be quite cool to make it an animation. found some suitable music, rekindled my ancient knowledge of Premiere, storyboarded it, shot it as I worked on the engine (my poor DSLR got covered in engine oil), this was the result.

What a great way to tackle a big project while having some fun and exploring one's creative side! To check out more work by nothinghereok, you can visit his YouTube page by clicking here.

Comments

CBSN Live

pop-out
Live Video

Watch CBSN Live

Watch CBS News anytime, anywhere with the new 24/7 digital news network. Stream CBSN live or on demand for FREE on your TV, computer, tablet, or smartphone.