Ollie Johnston has passed away

One of the greatest animators ever has just passed away today. Ollie along with the nine old men paved the way for animators today.

" OLLIE JOHNSTON 1912 - 2008 The last of the "nine old men"--and more importantly a beloved artist, mentor, patriarch and husband--passed into history today. Ollie Johnston was 96 years old."
The Blackwing Diaries
Jim Hill remembers...

heres to you Ollie! :)


yums said...

Thanks Ollie!

The Penciler said...

Did you ever read his book? Pixar still uses it as a guide to animating.

TheZealot said...

Dude - I'm talking to you on the phone. You should post the stuff your working on!