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Design and model sketches by Ed Benedict for The Flintstones, Yogi Bear, Top Cat, and various other Hanna-Barbera cartoon characters.

Ed Benedict (1912-2006), who also worked for Disney, MGM and Tex Avery, became Hanna-Barbera’s primary designer in the 1960s, responsible for a significant part of the studio’s overall style. One of those essential artists any character designer should study.