"Ken Hultgren lived a short but very productive life.
He started his career in 1936 at Disney , where he eventually became an animator on the short film Farmyard Symphony. Hultgren then moved to the Bambi unit, where he did character design and animation. As you can see in these two model sheets, he was a very gifted draughtsman.
Hultgren put out a great book in 1950 called The Art of Animal Drawing.
Early on as an art student in Germany I found it quite difficult to draw animals at the zoo. When I got my hands on a copy of this book and flipped through the pages several light bulbs went off.” — Andreas Deja
In case you didn’t know, you can read The Art of Animal Drawing online, as well as many other animation and art books. Just check my resource page.