Saturday, April 11, 2020

Robin Hood

There has been quite a bit of traffic today around an earlier post regarding Robin Hood.
Perhaps this has something to to with the recent announcement that Disney is going to produce a CG version of the 1973 film. 
In this scene Robin is reacting to Friar Tuck's announcement about the upcoming archery tournament.
"Thank you, Little John, but I am sure we're not invited."
Milt Kahl worked hard to make the key poses look good, particularly #59. That pose looks almost unnatural the way the body is bent and twisted. But of course in motion the scene comes off as refined and very much in character.

Here's the pencil test put together by Samuel: