T-Shirt Wars

This is the latest YouTube offering from Rhett and Link and I really think they are back on form, although they did have some help along the way.

With direction from the brilliant MysterGuitarMan (Joe) and over 220 T-shirts from rushTSHIRTS (now available online) this is a cool twist on a few favourite themes.

TECHNICAL EXPLANATION FOR GEEKS LIKE US (From Rhett and Link): We changed shirts over 100 times each, taking individual pictures of each unique shirt. The designs on the shirts are not photoshopped. They are real shirts for each frame of animation. The video was exported at 30fps, while the T-shirt animation moves at 6fps (with a few exceptions where it moves faster) So, for each shirt, we took 5 pictures, so the animation of us (Rhett&Link) moves at 30fps, but the T-shirt animations move a bit slower. There are a few places where the motion seems so smooth that it looks like video. That’s because, in those parts, there was no changing in T-shirts, and Joe used burst mode to capture the frames, making it look very smooth.

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