Cartoon Brew's Jerry Beck has announced the death of Italian animator Osvaldo Cavandoli. Most of us will know Cavandoli's series of shorts, La Linea, which featured an animated line in the shape of a man getting involved in Duck Amuck style misadventures. You can see artist and his creation above.
The series had a wonderful design and featured some supreme, and always economical, animation. Some samples are viewable on the French TV5 site, despite the series' italian origins.