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:icontralalayla:
TraLaLayla Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@00:16WOW that move
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:iconhellboy12345:
hellboy12345 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
@03:05that was something different
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:iconliettore:
Liettore Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
@02:42CAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARL!!!
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:icontheimaginationnexus:
TheImaginationNexus Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
@02:10And there goes my sleep for tonight.
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:iconarisoff:
Arisoff Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@00:41I felt a bit sick xDD
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forestmammal Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Student General Artist
@02:08But i weirdly enjoyed this O.O
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A quite old animation I did like 3 years ago. But I still like it a lot, and I hope you will enjoy it as well :) It's a dark story though.

Synopsis: A man enters the Animal Restaurant. He is terrified to find out all the customers transform into animals and they start to eat themselves.

Software used: Photoshop, After Effects, Pro Tools

Background music is Claude Debussy's Sonata for Violin and Piano, played by Christian Ferras and Guy Bourassa.
Many thanks to my mentors and my friends! 
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Given 2014-07-04
The Animal Restaurant by Kurtssingh is a very dark, surreal and daring animation. It isn't afraid to tell its story and has some fantastic animation work to boot. The compositions and deformations in the animation were designed to bring discomfort and enhances the dark mood. A very strong piece that will undoubtedly leave you silent one way or another! ( Featured by kingmancheng )
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Nefrit Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Love the nightmarish movement of all characters! Great work!
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:iconnefrit:
Nefrit Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Well bears do eat human flesh... It is natural...
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:iconkurtssingh:
Kurtssingh Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Yep, but he's leading a group of herbivores to eat the human, which is not very natural :P and thanks for liking the movements! 
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:iconwheeljackson:
WheelJackson Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014   General Artist
This awesomely messed up. XD
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:iconbracey100:
Bracey100 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Reminds me somewhat of the work of Billy Plimpton. Nicely done.
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:iconshadowisstillalive:
ShadowIsStillAlive Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That was.... interesting. It's making me think, so I guess it's good! I like the way you drew the animals.
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:icontralalayla:
TraLaLayla Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
amazing animation!
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:iconkurtssingh:
Kurtssingh Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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:icontralalayla:
TraLaLayla Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@00:16WOW that move
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:iconkarinta:
Karinta Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Student General Artist
Truly bizarre and surreal. But it's very cool!
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:iconkurtssingh:
Kurtssingh Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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:iconkarinta:
Karinta Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Student General Artist
You're welcome!
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:iconangie-pictures:
Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014
Nice work! Congratulations on the DD! :iconflowerheartplz:

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:iconkurtssingh:
Kurtssingh Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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:iconangie-pictures:
Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014
It's my pleasure! :)

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:iconakira-miyashi:
Akira-Miyashi Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This somehow reminds me of the song "Hotel California". Creepy. Is it me or is there no audio? :confused:
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:iconkurtssingh:
Kurtssingh Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
You might have to turn up the volume quite a bit.

I was not very good at editing music back then x(
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:iconfisheon:
fisheon Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@02:51 deer lord
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:iconceanji:
ceanji Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014
that was disturbing. O_o but i guess that's the point. great job!
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:iconkurtssingh:
Kurtssingh Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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:iconhellboy12345:
hellboy12345 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
@03:05that was something different
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:iconkanamelover101:
kanamelover101 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
It's very...interesting. I like it!
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:iconterramagik:
TerraMagik Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
@02:42"My stomach was making the rumblies

that only hands could satisfy"
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:iconliettore:
Liettore Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
@02:42CAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARL!!!
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:iconliettore:
Liettore Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
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:icontheimaginationnexus:
TheImaginationNexus Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
@02:10And there goes my sleep for tonight.
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:iconadpdl:
adpdl Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014
Excellent work!
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:iconsegura2112:
segura2112 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Wow, what a bizarre and twisted vision! Thank You and congrats on the DD.
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:iconkurtssingh:
Kurtssingh Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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:iconchuchu-jellie:
ChuChu-jellie Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Student General Artist
The thumbnail to this really does not live up to the quality of the video. I saw the thumbnail and thought "What on earth is that?" I thought it was a floor board XD
This is much better than a photo of a floor board nice work! I enjoyed it
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:iconkurtssingh:
Kurtssingh Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Haha thank you!
I'm not happy with the thumbnail either but I couldn't find any option that allows me to change the it. x_x
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ChuChu-jellie Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Student General Artist
Well on the bright side, it was my curiosity that enticed me to click it in the first place, and I am glad I did, it was a great animation, you had a very unique idea there, much better than the floor board I had envisioned XD
I think you could easily pursue a career in animations
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:iconkurtssingh:
Kurtssingh Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :)

Currently I'm working in a mobile phone company as an animator.
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:iconchuchu-jellie:
ChuChu-jellie Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014  Student General Artist
That's great news! It is good to know your skill is going to good use!
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:iconsitas-the-fool:
Sitas-the-Fool Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I have a bit mixed feelings about this: the concept is awesome, but too creepy for me personally. I like the style and animation though)
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:iconkurtssingh:
Kurtssingh Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! It looks a little bit creepy to me as well if I watch it now. What was I thinking back then? x_x
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Sitas-the-Fool Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well, we all have dark moments x) but it's still pretty cool) though I hope your future animations will be of the same degree of awesomeness, but a bit less darker C:
p.s. and I love your icon <3
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:iconkurtssingh:
Kurtssingh Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
You can take a look at my other animation clip named Tick Tock. It's made in 2012 and looks much brighter and more hopeful than the Restaurant. =P

And glad you like my icon! Gambit is the best :D
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Sitas-the-Fool Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh, I certainly will! Thank you for telling me C: I missed it when I was looking through your gallery ^^"
Yep, he is indeed :D
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:iconfatesspirit:
FatesSpirit Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Wow... That was amazingly creepy.
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:iconkurtssingh:
Kurtssingh Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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:iconsaraskywolf:
SaraSkyWolf Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014
I favorited this for sheer terror factor. Someone's going to have nightmares tonight, and it's probably me...:stare:

(But seriously, an awesome piece! Definitely thought-provoking)
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:iconkurtssingh:
Kurtssingh Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
You'll be fine, don't worry! As long as you don't enter that restaurant... =P
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SaraSkyWolf Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014
Hehe, I'll definitely make sure to avoid it :meow:
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:iconshen-panda:
Shen-Panda Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
That was... scary... The use of Debussy as the sound track creates this highly unsettling dissonance! 
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:iconkurtssingh:
Kurtssingh Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you. Debussy is one of my favorite composers.

Actually I got the inspiration after I heard the music. I was thinking "it sounds so warm yet twisted, I should make an animation of that." And later I was discussing animal protection with my family and I thought "yes this will be my plot." Strange story! xD
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:iconfractaldragon:
Fractaldragon Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Creepy but very well done! Congrats on the DD!
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