[Groop]Question for MARK

Mark Evanier mail@evanier.com
Sat, 09 Mar 2002 17:56:28 -0800

On Sat, 9 Mar 2002 14:30:04 -0800 (PST), Larry Steller
<lawrencesteller@yahoo.com> wrote:

>Regarding Sergio's Bloopers animation, did Sergio draw all of the
>animation cells personally, or is it more like a "regular"
>cartoon where you have a designer (Sergio) and then a team of
>My guess is that the simple nature of the animation (no
>backgrounds, "marginal" style gags) and Sergio's lightning speed
>makes it practical for him to do it all himself.

ME: It was in between those two extremes.  Sergio did the key drawings
(which I don't believe were done on cels) and sometimes did it all but
sometimes, when deadlines were tight, he had to get another artist or
two to help him out with the "in-between" drawings.  And since Sergio
had only a limited background in animation, he needed help in the
process itself, which he got from a very experienced animator named
Lee Mishkin.
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