Walt Stanchfield is famous today in the animation community for his exceptional animation-art-class handouts which can be downloaded on quite a few specialized sites around the Web.

Walt started in the animation industry at Mintz in 1937. He also worked for two years at Lantz. In 1948 he went to work for Disney and, with the exception of four short retirements, had worked there ever since. Walt worked on every full-length cartoon feature from The Adventures of Ichabod Crane and Mr. Toad (1949) to The Great Mouse Detective (1986).
According to Don Hahn: “Throughout those years, Walt developed an insatiable enthusiasm for teaching the craft. He supported his numerous drawing classes with weekly handouts that taught not only animation and drawing principles, but philosophy, attitude and life lessons.[…]"

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