Frank Armitage worked with Disney studios for many years, and was a designer for the 1966 film ‘Fantastic Voyage’.  His first appearance with the AMI was in 1964, when he lectured on Drawing for the Animation Camera.

With Permission from the Edmond Alexander Collection

Eye

This painting represents a distinct departure from traditional ways of depicting the body—it moves into the realm of landscape, yet retains the accuracy that is the MI hall mark.  Frank’s philosophy: “The concept of informative beauty is a goal worth striving for…” describes his willingness to push the boundaries of current practice.