Ken Hultgren





Ken Hultgren



Kenneth Vernon Hultgren was one of the great "animal artists" at Disney in the 1940s. Born in Minneapolis, he studied at the School of Art in his hometown. In 1935 he moved to California to start his artistic career. Soon afterwards, he joined the Disney Studios, where he became one of the best animators. He worked on such productions as 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs' and 'Bambi', doing model sheets and layouts.

'Bambi' also became Hultgren's first work in comics; he illustrated the comic adaptation in 1942. He also did some other stories with characters from the movie. His craftmanship on comics was noticed by art director Carl Buettner, who assigned Hultgren to illustrate four 'Mickey Mouse' comics. In addition, Hultren illustrated the
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The Art of Animal Drawing: ...

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the know-how of cartooning

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