files/pictures/picture-35.jpgFrom Animated Travels blog
Back in the pre-digital, pre-xerographic days of Disney animation, the Ink and Paint department was responsible for tracing the animators’ pencil drawings onto acetate cels and filling those transparent images with color. Technological advances rendered hand inking and painting a thing of the past, but the name lived on in 1988’s Who Framed Roger Rabbit
There’s a new Ink and Paint Club in town, the town being Baton Rouge Louisiana, and the ‘Club’ the outreach arm of the city’s Red Stick International Animation Festival to the local business community. On January 16 the Ink and Paint Club held its premiere luncheon with Walt Disney Animation Studio’s Emily Hoppe on hand as the guest of honor. Hoppe, the studio’s senior manager of creative marketing outlined the role Disney and The Princess and the Frog
, the studio’s first 2D animated film in five years, will play at Red Stick’s April festival.
Read the rest of Joe Strike's report at Animation Blogspot.