Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts with the label 3D-painting app

Watch Disney Animation legend behind Aladdin and Ariel draw in VR

opportunities are Glen Keane has an impact on you. As an animator at Disney, he brought to life iconic characters such as Aladdin, Ariel from the Little Mermaid, and the ever-popular Furry grump, Beast from beauty and the beast. But after almost four decades in the house of Mickey Mouse, Keane left in 2012, in order to discover new ways to live entertainment. His first stop was at Motorola (now Google's) Advanced Technology Group, where he developed the interactive short animated Duet (accessible as part of the spotlight stories app).  But his next attempt is even more exciting: drawing in virtual reality. This is the subject of a new short step in the page, created for the coming future summit of story telling.



The film, directed by Ashley Rodholm, shows how virtual reality allows Keane, his characters to bring to life at last. "If you draw, print them out, something real, visceral," he says shortly. "By selecting a line, it is a kind of barometer of the soul.&quo…