Featured in the Animation World Store this week: Cartoon Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Thorson...
Featured in the Animation World Store this week: Cartoon Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Thorson:
In Winnipeg and Icelandic communities around the world, Charlie Thorson isrenowned as the romantically-smitten artist who designed Walt Disney's SnowWhite to look like his Icelandic girlfriend. He's also known as thetalented scoundrel who designed and named Bugs Bunny. In fact, Thorsoncreated more than one hundred cartoon characters, and worked on dozens ofanimation classics while employed in Hollywood during the golden age ofanimation. This beautifully illustrated book depicts the colorful,adventurous life and work of this major Canadian artist whose restlessspirit took him from Winnipeg to Chicago, and from Los Angeles to Miami toNew York. Cartoon Charlie is available for sale at $29.95 plus $5.00 forshipping/handling.
Cartoon Charlie is reviewed in the current issue of Animation World Magazine.