Richard Harrison Green
Artist Richard Harrison Green was a Disney animator on award-winning Beauty and the Beast and Rescuers Down Under. He graduated with honors from Ringling School of Art with honors and was named best fantasy artist in 1987 in Atlanta.
Green was an artist from childhood. He starting drawing cartoons and people from the age of three. He graduated from the Ringling School of Art with a bachelor's of art degree in book cover art. His outstanding work in human and animal anatomy landed him a job with Walt Disney Animation Studios. He was in the animator development training program and studied with the last of the nine old men. He worked on various characters on the productions, Rescuers Down Under, Who Framed Roger Rabbi, and Beauty and the Beast, for which he concentrated on Lumiere, the Candle, as seen in the Kid Domino Museum. After leaving Disney, he concentrated on educational films, using computer and hand drawn animation. He is at the moment working a series of three books covering his work in animation and art.