"Art making is a form of alchemy, in a way, because you are trying…to make gold from nothing. When it works very well is when you manage to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary."
From the series, "Exclusive"
Animatronic Designer Jon Dawe reveals the process behind the robotic creature effects in artist Paul McCarthy's sculpture "Bush and Pig. " Dawe's previous work, as part of Stan Winston Studio and Tatopoulos Studios, includes special effects and mechanical designs for the popular films "Jurassic Park," "Hellboy," "Underworld," and "Fantastic Four," among others.
Producer: Wesley Miller & Nick Ravich. Interview: Susan Sollins. Camera?: Bob Elfstrom. Sound: Doug Dunderdale. Editor: Lizzie Donahue & Paulo Padilha. Artwork Courtesy: Paul McCarthy. Special Thanks: Jon Dawe.