Dan Lee Tribute

Randall Sly has put up a small ONLINE TRIBUTE to the late, great DAN LEE at the always interesting Character Design Blog. Many people here in the Bay Area animation community knew and loved Dan, but for those of you who may not have heard of him, he was one of the main character designers … Read more

In Your Face

In Your Face

The recent tribute for Dan Lee, which was a combination book-launch and gallery-show, was well attended. Here you can see Derek (surrounded by jealous pals) proudly showing off a piece he bought by Ronnie del Carmen. For more pictures and information about the show itself you can read Ronnie and Enrico’s reports, and of course, if you want to buy … Read more

Dan Lee sketch book

If you are a longtime reader of my blog you may remember my earlier post about Dan Lee, the much-loved and multi-talented Pixar character designer who died earlier this year after a long battle with cancer. Or perhaps you’ve heard of him from other sources, or seen his work in those wonderful “Art of” books. Even … Read more