Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Artist Spotlight: Glen Keane

Today we spotlight animation legend Glen Keane, best known for the designs for characters like Ratigan (The Great Mouse Detective), Ariel, the Beast, Aladdin, Pocohantas, Long John Silver, and Rapunzel. The son of comic-strip legend Bill Keane (Family Circus), Glen got his start working with the legendary Ollie Johnston on the characters Bernard and Penny in The Rescuers then followed that up by animating Elliot in Petes Dragon. Beyond animation, Keane created a series of Christian childrens books starring his character Adam Raccoon.

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