All animation people should know his work. Winsor McCay's work started animation off at such a high level of excellence, we must strive to follow in his footsteps and keep this unique art form in the highest levels of artistry and fun.
Most people have seen parts of Winsor McCay's next animated short, "Gertie the Dinosaur" (1914). A must for dinosaur and animation lovers alike. Or anybody like likes cool stuff.
Amazing artist, incredible draftsman!
Here's a little taste of his incredible traditional work.