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Drawn to Life: 20 Golden Years of Disney Master Classes Volume 1 by Don Hahn, Walt Stanchfield

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149 The Right Way?

I am often asked what is the right way to draw this or that, and of course, I am always hard pressed for an answer. So many things depend on what you have to work with and what it is you want to say.

In a dialog practice scene for the between pictures “jobless,” it is impossible to pick a right way to solve the problem. There is merit in the practice and its intention was to make the artists think about it rather than just do straight inbetweens. One would need to hear the dialog recording and see the dialog reading on the exposure sheet to be sure. Using the simple principles of animation such as squash and stretch, anticipation, and timing will help in doing dialogue. Simply inbetweening the extremes would cause an undesirable ...

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