Thursday, December 19, 2019

King Leonidas

The Secretary Bird is nervously conveying to the King that the Royal Star medallion has been stolen by humans. The King reacts: "Ha, Ha, Ha,...don't be ridiculous. What do you think this is?" He grabs and presents his referee whistle. 
This is a great scene animated by Milt Kahl. Brilliant acting choices, gorgeous head angles and amazing overlapping action on the coat's sleeves. You really feel the weight of the fabric.
And of course those great lion paws that articulate human gestures. 
This stuff just doesn't get old!


  1. Here are the drawings assembled

    I hope you have a fantastic Holiday Andreas, and thanks for all the juicy posts this year!

  2. I've said it before and I'll say it again: your Blog is a massive source of inspiration and library to study from. Thank you once again for keeping it up, Andreas!

  3. You almost see him saying "Oh Merlin..." like Mim.

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