Preston Blair started as a fine artist and exhibited in the California Watercolor Society and the American Watercolor Society in New York. When Preston worked in animation, he accomplished many notable achievements. During the 1940′s he worked for Walt Disney Studio’s. He designed and animated the hippos in the “Dance of the Hours” and animated Mickey from the “Sorcerers Apprentice” sequences from fantasia (Notably in the Whirlpool scene). He also animated on the other Disney classics, Pinocchio and Bambi. Later, he worked for MGM. He directed the Barney Bear shorts and designed Red Hot Riding Hood from the Tex Avery Shorts. He also produced commercials, educational films, and half hour cartoon episodes like the Flintstones. He also put out his book through Walter Foster on how to animate which is the most popular book on animation, along with the Richard Williams book. (via)
Red Hot -The Shooting Of Dan McGoo (1945)
Red, Wolfie and Droopy in The Shooting Of Dan McGoo (1945) - Tex Avery
Tex Avery’s Red Hot Riding Hood
The last of Tex Avery’s variations on ‘Red Hot Riding Hood’ (1943), in which the country wolf visits his city cousin, who tries to teach him the rudiments of civilized behavior when watching girls in nightclubs - without, it has to be said, a great deal of success.