The Education of Oronte Churm
October 23, 2010 - 1:00pm
Remember the scene in Disney’s Pinocchio where the wooden boy jumps into the sea to look for his father, who’s been swallowed by a giant whale named Monstro? It strikes me how well the animators understood and portrayed the way bodies move underwater. Maybe Milt Kahl’s reputed obsession with getting the art right led him to observe deep-sea divers; at the least I’m convinced he was once a great swimmer.