Pencil sharpener conceived, designed and made by Terence R Kester (1944 - 2011), based on the animated cartoon film character the IRON GIANT production designer Mark Whiting, directed by Brad Bird, producer Allison Abbate. The artist craftsman Terry Kester was also an assistant effects animator on "Iron Giant". On the underside of the pencil sharpner Iron Giant head can be seen (not in picture) ™ & © 1999 Warner Bros. Also on the lower edge in very small the initials TRK that credit Terry R. Kester for making of these limited to crew edition Iron Giant pencil sharpeners. These pencil sharpeners were presented by Warner Bros. Feature Animation, with other merchandising, to the production crew at the wrap party, as a gift for their work on the feature film, an event held at Los Angeles Union Station 1999. The bump on the head is part of the story, see the film it is a good one. The planet Earth, photo taken 11/04/2015 but the pencil sharpeners were made in 1999 LA.
Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
Photographer: pencil sharpener by: Terence R Kester / (photo: Richard Wolff)