David L. Ulin

Dec. 31, 2010 | 7:56 a.m.

Tim Burton opens up about his ‘weird mental process’

Tim Burton
David L. Ulin checks in with Hero Complex after his interview with Tim Burton Tim Burton, with whom I talk in Friday’s Los Angeles Times Calendar section about his book “The Art of Tim Burton,” has always been a visual artist first. Trained in animation at California Institute of the Arts, he’s been drawing since childhood, and indeed much of the material in his book (and in the museum show of his artwork, which comes in May to LACMA) has little to do with his films. This, of course, is part of the fun of the book, and it was part of the fun of talking to Burton as well. I reached him in England, where he has lived for many years now, and after warning me that he might be interrupted by his children, he began to speak — […]
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