Watch This Disney Animator Draw In Virtual Reality. It’s Like Peeking Inside A Cartoon.

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Glen Keane has brought happiness to millions of children worldwide. The animator worked with Walt Disney Feature Animation for almost 40 years, bringing to life characters like Beast from Beauty and the Beast, Ariel from The Little Mermaid, and Aladdin, to name a few. Keane finds it frustrating as an illustrator when he cannot physically jump into the page with his sketches.

But with the arrival of 3D animation, Keane’s dream may just have come true. The 61-year-old is able to create real life-size characters, the way he imagined them. Virtual reality has turned his paper cartoons into “sculptural drawings.” This video is part of the Future of StoryTelling.


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