April 17, 2008
Ollie Johnston, 95
The last of the senior animators of the original core group at Disney (a.k.a the “nine old men”), National Medal of Arts recipient, and co-author of The Illusion of Life, the gold standard character animation reference.
April 17th, 2008 at 10:16 pm
Ken Perlin wrote a nice tribute to Johnston, discussing his pioneering work on Bambi.