Walt Stanchfield

Walt Stanchfield


Born
in Los Angeles, The United States
July 14, 1919

Died
September 03, 2000


Walt Stanchfield (1919–2000) was an American animator, writer and teacher. Stanchfield is known for work on a series of classic animated feature films at Walt Disney Studios and his mentoring of Disney animators.

Average rating: 4.24 · 3,678 ratings · 33 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
Drawn to Life: 20 Golden Ye...

by
4.19 avg rating — 2,934 ratings — published 2009 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Drawn to Life: 20 Golden Ye...

by
4.46 avg rating — 731 ratings — published 2009 — 9 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
gesture drawing for animation

4.30 avg rating — 10 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

“We all have 10,000 bad drawings in us. The sooner we get them out the better.”
Walt Stanchfield

“You must create. The injunction of life is to create or perish. Good physical and mental conditioning are necessary to do this.”
Walt Stanchfield, Drawn to Life: 20 Golden Years of Disney Master Classes Volume 1: Volume 1: The Walt Stanchfield Lectures

“So our real goal in studying a model is to draw not bones and muscle and insignificant details but rather squash and stretch and weight distribution, plus — just to keep life interesting — composition, shape and form, perspective, line and silhouette, tension, plans, and negative and positive shapes, to mention a few.”
Walt Stanchfield, Drawn to Life: 20 Golden Years of Disney Master Classes Volume 1: Volume 1: The Walt Stanchfield Lectures