January 24, 2013

Flights of Fancy

Tyrus Wong (born October 25, 1910) is a Chinese-born American artist . He is a painter, muralist, ceramicist, lithographer, designer and kite maker. As film production illustrator in the film industry, Wong has worked for Disney and Warner Brothers. Wong's most famous work was for the Disney animated classic, Bambi.
YouTube Video Description - [Channel: aiglon27]:
An ode to kite flying and legendary centenarian Tyrus Wong. Narrated by Carla Troeger. Directed, filmed, written and edited by Erik Friedl.

Filmed on Santa Monica Beach and in Tyrus Wong's studio in Sunland, California. Gold Apple Award.