Monday, March 20, 2017

MY ARTICLE ON CARTOON RESEARCH

My article on an early Japanese animator, MYSTERIOUS MASTER: HAKUSAN KIMURA, appears on cartoonresearch.com today. Includes links to three cartoons.

"He excelled in the creation of animation with historical themes from a land where using cartoon forms such as large eyes and noses to convey serious emotions and stories was not so strange. Kimura’s characters are anatomically believable, even studious, but rendered in a high graphic style steeped in Asia’s long tradition of humorous brush and ink painting. There is often a striking modernity in his art..."