Legendary Tex Avery character “Red Hot Riding Hood”- created by artist Preston Blair

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)

Eatin’ On The Cuff (or The Moth Who Came To Dinner) 1942

Animation sheet by Preston Blair c. 1940s (x)

Facial expressions of Snow White Model Sheet for Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)


“TV Of Tommorow” (1953) - Tex Avery


“TV Of Tommorow” (1953) - Tex Avery

Celebrating Christmas in Whoville - How The Grinch Stole Christmas (1966)


Tweety and Sylvester’s house on Christmas Eve - “Gift Wrapped” (1952)


Jack Frost (Ub Iwerks 1934)


Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (Rankin Bass, 1964) [x]

Disney’s Fantasia (1940)