by Kelly Keenan in Cool Websites on Friday 19 October 2012

John Kricfalusi is hands down one of the most influential animators of the 90s, and is still going strong without being in a mental institution. If you check his blog, he usually rants about how shitty Disney mush is, but is able to connect with aspiring artists and dole out a heap of animation knowledge. Here’s one of his latest entries that really points out the importance of connections of conversations in cartoons, using some old Hanna Barbara comics: ‘The most obvious simplest way to compose 2 characters talking to each other is have the one who is talking lean towards the one who is listening. The listening character leans back at less of an angle than the speaker leans forward’. [Read the rest of John Kricfalusi’s analysis here]