The panel discussion on Winning Characters at the recent 2016 KingstOOn Animation Festival, held at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, was packed with those eager to know how to draw memorable animated personae.
They heard about that from Brad Ableson, who worked on The Simpsons, and Don Perro, who has taken a more academic route in the field. In addition, Perro spoke extensively about the classroom experience, both presenters emphasising the importance of drawing repeatedly.
Ableson, who has been working on The Simpsons “for the better part of 20 years”, spoke about his fascination with the long-running show after seeing it when he was 14 years old and it “blew my mind”. Keep on reading by clicking the link below: