An Unexpected CG Animator

Can you guess who this quote is from:

I have a number of figures that are caricatures of me with an extra-big nose and a longer chin, and I do a lot of animations with myself dancing. But the tough stuff is really smoke, water and fog. I’m forever working on my water effects.

It’s none other than 81-year-old actor Dick Van Dyke, who apparently has been dabbling with CG animation since the days of the Amiga Video Toaster. Today’s LA TIMES talks with Van Dyke about his fascination with visual fx.

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