Beloved animator and director Ray Harry Hausen passed away today at age of 92. One of the hardest working men in film in this century, Harryhausen was a visionary pioneer of stop-motion animation. If not for this man's work, so many of us that work in the monster-making field never would have been inspired to pick up our pencils, paints, clay or cameras. He will be missed.
Here are a few examples of his work.
The skeleton army in 1961's Jason and the Argonauts:
Mr Joseph Young in 1949's Mighty Joe Young:
The Kraken in 1981's Clash of the Titans:
Medusa, also in Titans: