Wednesday, June 13, 2007
(Picture from New York Times courtesy of Pixar)
Okay, they made me really want to see this stupid rat movie. Who knew it was so hard to animate lettuce?
“Lettuce was really challenging,” Sharon Calahan, the director of photography and lighting, said. The human eye is particularly sensitive to shades of green because there are so many variations in nature. Lettuce can easily appear too minty or a jarring lime green. “Your brain knows what color lettuce is,” she said.