29 September 2012

The Goat Herder and his Lots and Lots and Lots of Goats

The best sort of inspiration can often come from children. Animator and illustrator Will Rose witnessed his niece’s excitement at the sight of a goat herder and his flock in Spain. Such was the impression the caprine collective made on her that she chanted lots and lots and lots of goats! As she was two at the time you can imagine just how long it lasted.

While the child recited, Will snuck off and created this animated short for her (and now for our) entertainment. It tells a simple tale of a goat herder and, you’ve guessed it – lots and lots and lots of goats.

Plenty of things happen on their journey but nothing that adds up to anything which will change the world – and that’s where the great pleasure in this short lies.