upside down art Born January 31st of year 1915, he was raised around places like Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. His dad, John A. Lomax, was among the pioneers of folklore and was an inspiration. He was primarily home schooled growing up on account of health problems, but nonetheless went along to The Choate School for 12 months before graduating in 1930 when he was 15. Like animation in film, clay animation didn't take just a single individual to create--in fact, it took several creators along with inventions. However, the very first film which used clay animation, in addition to live action was 'The Sculptor's Welsh Rarebit Dream" (1908) with the Edison Manufacturing Co. (Later being referred to as Thomas A. Edison, Inc.) [Thomas Edison - pictured].