Jim Tyer – "A Merry Chase"

16 May

Here’s some screen shots of some amazing Jim Tyer animation from the Heckle & Jeckle short “A Merry Chase”. I’ve also posted the cartoon itself and a clip of just Tyer’s animation that has been slowed down so we can see each drawing in action. For the really wild animation I slowed it down to about 10% of the original speed. Check out the ass whoopin’ Dimwit lays upon the bulldog near the end of the clip. Awesome!

Uploaded by klangley
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5 Responses to “Jim Tyer – "A Merry Chase"”

  1. Jack G. May 16, 2009 at 4:58 pm #

    That's a good H&J.

    Seeing Tyer's animation slowed down tells me that Tyer wasn't out of control or arbitrary with what he was doing.

    Too bad Tyer didin't hook up with the Clampett unit. (It's hard to believe Tyer worked at Disney as an effects animator for a spell.)

    Keven, you gotta stick some Tyer-inpired animation in your new project.

  2. Thad May 17, 2009 at 6:22 pm #

    GREATNESS!! I wish my 16mm projector’s silent speed would work, I’d love to view Tyer animation that way.

  3. ryan May 18, 2009 at 8:55 pm #

    hahaha crazy screen grabs. jim tyer yes.

  4. patrick May 24, 2009 at 8:05 am #

    Thanks a zillion for posting this!

  5. david gemmill May 26, 2009 at 5:49 am #

    whoa awesome! thanks for that slo-motion part. thats really cool. i still can’t figure out how he does it.. BUT HE DOES!! thanks again!!

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