KEN ANDERSON: A WELL-ROUND DISNEY LEGEND
This man did EVERYTHING. Generally animators focused in one or two categories which to explore in animation. Not Ken Anderson. He studied architecture, and secured at position at Disney where ha contributed throughout his career as an art director, screenwriter, animator, production designer, short-story author and imagineer.
These are all concept art he did for various Disney films, but he participated in so much more, and those films wouldn’t have been what they were without him. Andreas Deja describes his work as art that ”shows how to place characters in an environment in a way that presents mood combined with character development”.
He received the Disney Legend award as for animation and imagineering in 1991, an honour that recognizes people who made outstanding contribution to the Walt Disney Company.
VILLAINS WITHOUT MAKE-UP!
They may looked all put together, but at some point, they reveal their true colours! And it’s not just the ladies. Here’s the make-up, no make-up comparisons of some of our favourite Disney villains!
HOMAGE TO FRANK THOMAS
Frank Thomas was one of Walt Disney's team of animators known as the Nine Old Men.
He was a Disney Legend, and did quite a team when paired with Milt Kahl in scenes such as the witchcraft duel in The Sword in the Stone or the I Wanna Be Like You scene in The Jungle Book.
He was best friends with fellow animator Ollie Johnston and created lovable and transcendent characters and scenes like the ones above, thus creating a spot for him in the history of animation for which he will always be remembered.