Read these words of wisdom from Ollie Johnston about animation.
“You’re not supposed to animate drawings. You’re supposed to animate feelings.” - Ollie Johnston, American Animator
Oliver Martin Johnston Jr. (October 31, 1912 – April 14, 2008), nicknamed "Ollie", was an American motion picture animator. He was one of Disney's Nine Old Men, and the last surviving at the time of his death from natural causes. He was recognized by The Walt Disney Company with its Disney Legend Award in 1989. His work was recognized with National Medal of Arts in 2005.